Choosing colours can be tricky, and colour terms like hue, chroma, tint, and shade can make it outright confusing. But understanding what some of the colour terms mean, can make the process a whole lot easier and fun. Continue reading “What the Colour Terms; Hue, Chroma, Tint, Shade, Monochromatic and Complementary Mean?”
How incredibly exciting to have the world’s first living and breathing chandelier on display at the V&A Museum for the London Design Festival. The chandelier called Exhale features transparent glass petals which contain live green algae. Continue reading “First Ever Living and Breathing Chandelier that Purifies the Air”
While passing a second-hand book stall at a market recently, a book called The Colour Compass Book caught my eye. When I opened it, a Bagua energy map fell out and I was fascinated. I have always loved the feel of feng shui homes but I had never used an energy map. I couldn’t wait to get home and test it out. Continue reading “Feng shui – Boosting Health, Wealth and Happiness with Colour.”
If you live in a coastal eco estate, with a 42 acre indigenous coastal forest teaming with wildlife, black might not be the first colour that comes to mind when choosing a colour for the exterior of your home. Continue reading “The Black Exterior of this Modern Home blends perfectly into the Environment”
In today’s climate it’s not surprising minimalist interior designs are so popular. You can’t help being drawn to the calmness, balance and elegance that a minimalist design has to offer. Continue reading “Minimalist Interiors for Colour Lovers”
Many years ago, before writing letters and cell phones, the Zulu women in South Africa used colour and beading to express feelings and communicate messages regarding gender and marital status. Continue reading “The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter”
This August we salute the brilliant women who helped build South Africa and the strong women who continue to lead the country forward. On August 9th we commemorate the 1956 protest march by 20 000 brave women who marched to the South African Union Buildings to deliver a petition against the pass laws.
Women are like diamonds, strong, multifaceted and full of colour when they shine. As “diamonds are a girls best friend” I thought I would celebrate this week with some diamond inspiration. Continue reading “Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor”