Colour in Branding and Advertising

This event featured talks from Mandy Baker (www.sailcreative.co.uk), Michael Owen (www.alwayswearred.com), and Karen Haller (www.karenhaller.co.uk), one of our sponsors. Mandy began the evening with a talk about the importance of colour in designing a logo and a brand more generally, pointing out that colour can drastically change how a word or image is interpreted. Mandy …

Colours and Interiors

For this event we gathered some local talent to speak on the topic of colour in interiors at Northumbria University. The speakers were... Jo Feeley - Founder of Interiors & Lifestyle trend forecasting agency, Trend Bible (based in the Ouseburn) that provides trend consultancy and reports to a range of international lifestyle and homeware brands. …

Colour and Lighting

The colour and lighting event saw three speakers talk about how humans deal with an environment in which the light is constantly changing, how light effects human health, and how lighting can be used to improve our environments. The speakers were Prof. Anya Hurlbert, Daniel Garside, and Malcolm Innes. Their abstracts are given below. Anya …

Colour Tour of the Baltic Library, Newcastle – October 2017

Gary Malkin, head of the library and archives at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts treated the audience to a fascinating pit stop visual tour of his favourite Baltic shows which particularly featured colour. Top of the list included the Anish Kapoor red installation Tarantantara in 1999 before this iconic building was even completed in …