As the trade fair season looms so does the late night designing think tank. Leah and I have been working on Summer 2011 for a few months now and it is coming together very nicely, in fact there have been some great surprises, good ones, and as usual we have decided to create almost double the new products originally decided on.
This is all good news for you the consumer and our stockists.
This week I was asked by Natalie Walton - Deputy Editor of Real Living Magazine to write a short contribution for her very popular blog Daily Imprint
So my topic is 'my pantone book and how it continues to inspire me'.
What I love about designing for the new season ahead is that I get to look at my pantone book very regularly and of late Ive noticed that colours I wouldn't normally be drawn to have popped out at me. I suspect its what's called, 'growing on a inspirational level', maybe even developing the habits of the people I work closely with. Leah is probably laughing at this right now, because Ive been known to love a polka dot or two and pink and red in excess, but lately Im drawn to beige, pale blue and aqua and dare I say it... yellow.
So when I write my piece for Daily Imprint I will keep in mind my social and creative development and demonstrate the profound effect a pantone book can have on ones life, and the people I spend so much time with socially and professionally.
My response - THIS IS MY BIBLE!