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Trend alert – why we are nuts for neon

Neon gas was discovered by Scottish Nobel Prize-winning chemist William Ramsay between 1894-98 and became a fixture of the urban landscape around the world after French scientist Georges Claude used it to create a light – he popularised the neon sign in the 1920s, starting in Paris. By the 1930s Manhattan and Brooklyn alone had in the region of 20,000 of them, most of them… read more

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Behind the idea – talking moodboards with Farah Ebrahimi from E15

When writing about colour is your occupation for years on end, you get to have a pretty honed eye for which individuals are carving a unique path using colour. We put German-based Iranian designer Farah Ebrahimi in this category of individualism – she’s the colour expert and art director for furniture brand e15 and its sister architectural practice,… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist