The first of the season and one of the smaller trade shows; what Home lacks in size it makes up in content. Its a refreshing change from the the vast halls filled with gifty nick naks to find a show that in one hall packs some great designers and brands. From the old and established to the new and up and coming it has a great mix of products for the home. Here’s my pick from the show.
Digital print and colour reproduction technology has changed the way we use colour. Why have one colour when you can have a range of colours in one piece? A quiet riot of colour has crept up blending a couple of recent trends together. Ombre, the gradual fading of colours, and bold clash of colours I looked at in Kaleidescope post in 2011 have melded together. Digital printing has changed the way we think about using colour; theres a complexity in pattern, or vivid colour is shaded, mixed and blurred. Here are a few blasts of colour that show digital has mixed up the colour palette like never before. Continue reading
London 2012 Olympics felt like a turning point in the fortunes of a nation. It was a reminder that when we really need to get our act together we can create something inspirational; weaving together all our creative, sporting, architectural and engineering talents into one great event that would have a positive lasting impact. Continue reading