Fearne Cotton, founder of the Happy and Colour Ambassador of the year for Dulux has recently addressed the melancholy felt by a lot of the public due to the state of quarantine caused by the outbreak of COVID-19. Cotton highlighted that wearing bright colours in dark times can make a significant difference in our mood.
Louisa Rogers, founder of vintage studio Trendlistr.com and Fashion Communication lecturer at Northumbria University will be hosting this talk in association with Colour Collective UK. Learn about the constantly evolving meaning of colour in fashion from 1859 to present day. We’ll explore the seminal moments and iconic designs one colour at a time.
We are planning to visit the Trend Bible's office with hopes in talking with their team. Attendees will gain first hand experience of how The Trend Bible work to pull together their colour and trend predictions for the interiors market and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have around their business.
CCUK hosted a colourful book event with one of their sponsors, Karen Haller an Applied Colour Psychology Practitioner. Karen was in conversation with Susi Bellamy, artist and CCUK Chair. The event was organised in conjunction with Forum Books, an award winning independent bookshop in Corbridge and held in The Biscuit Factory, the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft and design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter.
The CANDO Project is hosting this talk and workshop with Colour Collective UK to raise awareness around research into epilepsy treatments using neural implants to control fluctuations in activity. The event consists of a talk where the project will be explained in greater detail and is suitable for attendees of all backgrounds. We will then be participating in a printmaking workshop with INCUBATE Experimental Printmaking, details of which are TBC shortly.
We held an interview with one of our patron sponsors, Karen Haller about her interests, career and an insight into her newly released project, the Little Book of Colour. Continue reading to discover more about the life of a colour psychologist.
Since the beginning of humankind, people have expressed their thoughts symbolically by making marks. However, the meaning of such expressions is commonly elusive and leaves us to wonder whether there are hidden messages that can be deciphered by those who were/are not part of the culture or time of their origination. Spanning a timescale of …
Join the Colour Collective UK for a colourful quiz at Tyne Bank Brewery. Our social events aim to bring our community together while celebrating colour.
Colour Collective UK welcomed it's members and design students to 'Colour Ink' on Wednesday 27th March at the Northumbria University School of Design. 'Colour Ink' was a talk by senior lecturer in Fashion Communications, Dr Lee Barron, whose specialism in celebrity culture intersects with the modern fascination with all things tattooed! Dr Barron talked us …
Unfinished Business at the Hatton gallery at Newcastle university is a colourful, hard-edged collection of work curated by Newcastle based artist Theresa Poulton. In honour of the Bauhaus Centenary, Unfinished Business explores the relationship between colour and form and looks at the continuum of modernism for a new generation of artists. Poulton treated the Colour …