Today, leading UK paint brand, Dulux Trade has unveiled its Colour of the Year for 2018: Heart Wood – a warm neutral, with a hint of heather. This has been revealed alongside key colour predictions for 2018 as part of the brand’s industry-acclaimed trend forecast, ColourFuturesTM, now in its 15th year.
We recently spoke to the very colourful and comical Mike Perry, over on our magazine Creative Boom. He's a Brooklyn-based artist, animator, creative director, brand consultant, poet and designer, as well as the mastermind behind the animated titles of Comedy Central's hit television show, Broad City.
Our client Material Lab, the UK's leading design resource centre, has just relaunched its London studio on Great Titchfield Street, as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. Providing all the expert advice and inspiring exhibits the A&D community has enjoyed since its inception in 2006.
It’s no coincidence that Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2017 is Greenery. Talk to anyone and you’ll soon discover a general, societal craving for comfort. And who can blame us? With the world becoming more unsettling on a daily basis and social media dominating our headspace at every waking moment, it’s only natural to feel the need to retreat.
We're pretty excited about DM17, Manchester’s city-wide festival of creativity and design, which is returning for its fifth annual series, and this year we can expect over 50 events. Running from 11-22 October, there'll be talks, exhibitions, workshops, films, a design fair and parties at venues across the UK's second city.