YinMn - The New Blue

I am not a natural when it comes to being able to distinguish between different shades of the same colour. It has now just become more difficult to differentiate a new shade of blue has hit a market called YinMn. Researchers named the pigment YnMn after its three elements: Yittrium (Y), Indium (In) and Manganese (Mn).Read More →

Pantone desert with mountains on horizon

Want your designs to read as fun, playful, vibrant, and exciting? Then try Flame Orange. According to colour psychology, people tend to describe orange as a bright, happy, energetic colour that inspires feelings of excitement and enthusiasm—so if you want your designs to be described in the same way, thisRead More →

A swatch fan of pantone colour matching system

The Pantone Colour Matching System is a system for identifying, matching and communicating colours across product design, graphic design and marketing. It utilises a unique numbering system for identifying its colours.Read More →

The 2019 Kia K900 is a full-sized sedan stuffed with absurd luxuries. The driver’s seat has a 20-way power adjustment. A 9.7-inch touch screen sits in the dash, controlling a 900-watt, 17-speaker surround sound system. But the most premium touch may actually be the K900’s lighting. Source: You Can NowRead More →

Pantone colour of the year

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 is Living Coral! Every year the colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute comb the world to identify new colour influences. Their research spans industries, including motion picture and entertainment, art, fashion, all branches of design, travel, as well as lifestyles and playstyles. Source:Read More →


As December comes to a close, one of my favourite things to look forward to is Pantone’s the of Color of the Year and it’s finally upon us — 2019’s shade is Living Coral! Pantone describes the hue as an “animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone”Read More →

Visit Link It is PANTONE 16-1546, Living Coral, “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge”. Source: Linked: Pantone’s 2019 Color of the YearRead More →

It’s crazy to think that Pantone has been forecasting “The Color of the Year” (COTY) for almost 20 years now. There are only so many shades in the rainbow, but I have to give it up to them for finding the nuances in hues to come up with something newRead More →

The world is about to get a little more sparkly with the release of Pantone’s Metallic Shimmer colors. The color authority, which defines and standardizes hues (and annually determines the prescient Color of the Year ), has announced a collection of iridescent shades, such as “Ice Palace” and “Golden Egg,”Read More →

I have just watched the inspiring Ted Talk, The Beauty of Human Skin in Every Color given by Angelica Dass a Brazilian Photographer.  The ‘Humanae’ project began as a small family album included relatives, friends and neighbours.  The project now includes portraits of more than 3000 people from 24 citiesRead More →