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As a Graphic Designer, colour is important to me. I can spend hours looking at colour palettes, adjusting hues – it’s a game of tones all in the name of design. The good news is; I’m not alone! A few weeks ago I headed South of the river for the Mapleton Crescent SW18 Design supper club hosted by Pocket Living at Flotsam and Jetsam. We ate, we drank, we talked colour – it was a...

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At the start of December Pantone announced the new ‘colour of the year’… which actually turned out to be two colours. Personally I think choosing two colours is kinda defeating the object of the game/ breaking the rules!? …but nevermind because they do look nice together. I might be going off on a tangent here, but part of me wonders if it’s a gender related symbol of equality? Pink for girls and blue for boys… gently...

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I haven’t really had the opportunity to get my hands messy for a while so when the chance to get pattern-y with paints popped up I was pretty excited. Direct Blinds sent me a little creative kit to take part in #Makemeadesigner so I chose watercolour as my weapon of art – I just love the tones and textures that can be created. I started practising my technique with orange… … but felt more at...

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