HOW COLOUR INFLUENCES OUR LIVES

HOW COLOUR INFLUENCES OUR LIVES

Cork fabric painted with grey woodstain on the front and orange on the back. “There is no blue without yellow and without orange”. Vincent Van Gogh.  New colour studies for wall coverings, wall hangings and screens. Scientific studies have shown that...
COLOUR EMPOWERMENT IN BIOPHILIC DESIGN

COLOUR EMPOWERMENT IN BIOPHILIC DESIGN

Different colours influence our perceptions and behaviour. Colour can be emotional, stimulating or calming. In my design work, colour is one of the most important factors.  I only use natural dyes and environmentally friendly wood stains, thus minimising any harm to...
ECO – FRIENDLY VIBRANT COLOURS FOR NEW WALLHANGING DESIGN

ECO – FRIENDLY VIBRANT COLOURS FOR NEW WALLHANGING DESIGN

I recently purchased two gorgeous new colours from Protek Wood Stain. Cornflower – a calming blue – and Marigold – a vibrant orange.  I can’t wait to use them in the design of my latest wallhanging made from cork fabric.  The fabric will be...
WOULD NATURE-INSPIRED OFFICES MAKE WORKERS MORE PRODUCTIVE?

WOULD NATURE-INSPIRED OFFICES MAKE WORKERS MORE PRODUCTIVE?

 Picture: Greenlight Digital office in London. The BRE Biophilic Office is a research project led by BRE (Building Research Establishment) and Oliver Heath Design, with the support of Interface. Spanning two and a half years, the project will aim to refurbish an...
A FANTASTIC FEW DAYS AT MAISON & OBJET

A FANTASTIC FEW DAYS AT MAISON & OBJET

A fantastic few days at Maison & Objet in Paris.  What an amazing time I had. So pleased to have been a part of this exhibition. Very positive discussions and feedback on my designs for wallhangings and privacy screens. Thanks to everyone who came to visit me on...