Articles by Gemma Diaper

Gemma Diaper

Gemma has grown up by the Dorset seaside, and adores any colour that can be found on a sunny shoreline or in the perfect sunset. She has a crafty eye, and is always looking for that perfect project to channel her inner upcycler. Her weaknesses are stationary (notebooks with a foil finishes), profound song lyrics and film soundtracks, and she can frequently be found stalking her way around floral pictures and stunning snaps on Instagram.


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Ask the Designer: An Interview with The Rug Company’s Dye Master

October saw The Rug Company and Farrow & Ball join forces to bring us The Complementary Colour Collection, to celebrate this collaboration we take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the process behind creating a handloom rug, and meet The Rug Company’s Dye Master. Based in Kathmandu, Nepal, Dye Master, Krishna Raut is the most important… read more

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True Faith arrives at Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester is currently celebrating all things arts and culture as the Manchester International Festival stages 18 extraordinary days packed with events and exhibitions (as if the culture rich gem of the North West didn’t have enough!). The start of this year’s festival marked the opening of a new exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, True Faith. We recently spoke… read more

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World First: Paint colours generated by AI

2016 brought us the world’s blackest black, Vantablack, while 2017 has already introduced us to Harvard’s collection of the world’s rarest colours. We now have the first group of colours created by AI. Research Scientist, Janelle Shane, who took a neural network (for non-sciencey brains, that’s an artificial network made up of a number of computer systems),… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist