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This wonderful Belgian designer’s work is infused with the colours of Morocco

On a recent trip to Morocco we planned a visit to the outskirts of Marrakech, to the city’s design district, with two specific stops in mind. Each one was motivated by colour and we’re sharing the first of these today. LRNCE is a distinctive fashion and homewares brand founded and run by Belgian designer Laurence Leenaert who… read more

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Interview with Fernando Laposse – on ethical design and working with colour from nature

Fernando Laposse is a Mexican product designer based in London. His experimental work fuses sustainability with craft and he’s drawn to creating colour using natural sources.  He captured particular attention with his project Totomoxtle – a surface veneer for interiors and furniture that is made from naturally colourful native Mexican corn husks. The aim is… read more

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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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Insta Inspiration: colour’s cutest couple

Prepare to experience (yet more) lifestyle envy – this month’s Insta Inspiration is all about two Instagrammers who travel the world as a couple, taking photographs of themselves interacting with colourful architecture. The results are witty, very pretty, and a great place to pick up colour inspiration too. The dynamic duo’s sweet pictures of themselves… read more

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The Design Museum shows its true colours

Monochrome lovers, look away now. Until 24th September, our friends at The Design Museum are playing host to industrial designer Hella Jongerius and her spectacular ‘Breathing Colour’ exhibition. Acclaimed Dutch designer Jongerius offers up an installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. The glory of imperfection… read more

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Hopelessly Devoted to Devon

Spectacular British coastlines and seemingly endless rolling patchwork fields, Devon has few rivals for its crown. Every summer, tens of thousands of us flock to this beautiful county and it’s not hard to see why. With its quainter-than-quaint picturesque seaside towns and sumptuous ‘English Riviera’ feel, most would argue that it’s well-worth the traffic jam… read more

The Chromologist 2018 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist