Once You Go Black, You Never Go Back
As Neiman Marcus put it, "Women who wear black lead colourful lives." We couldn't agree more and are going to go ahead and take that one step further - women and men who decorate with black wallpaper lead colourful lives
Why White Works
White on white on white. Whether it's an outfit or the design inspo in a home, this combo oozes luxury, timeless sophistication and refinement. White provides the perfect background for any colour combination and brings a sense of brightness and
50 Shades of Grey
Sure, grey may be the only true neutral besides white and black but it's anything but boring. It's emotional associations range from peaceful and sophisticated af to boring, dreary and depressing. And, for some die-hard fans of the book series
Green With Envy
Green is known for being soothing, restful and calming. Its wavelength focuses almost exactly on our retina making it, quite literally, easy on the eyes. Especially for us Canadians, green is the colour of summer, represents growth (both in nature
Hue Loves Blue?
Is blue your favourite colour? If so, you are not alone! Blue is stated to be the most preferred colour of North Americans and internationally. Perhaps this is because of its ability to physically calm you - literally. When we
What It Really Means To See Red
When we think of red we often think of anger, passion or love. Why? When we see the colour red, our nervous system is actually stimulated, adrenaline is released, our heart rate spikes and we feel warmth. And, that's not
Is Yellow Really Mellow?
Contrary to popular belief and a very catchy song, yellow is anything but mellow. On one hand, it is often associated with joy and happiness while on the other, it is known to cause stress and aggression. In fact, tempers are
Orange Is The Happiest of Colours
The colour orange evokes strong emotion and is a colour that people seem to either love or hate. Where do you stand? If you are on the LOVE end of the spectrum you'll agree with Frank Sinatra who insisted, "orange is
What Happens When Opposites Attract? Purple.
Purple is also known to be a blending of opposites, and not just because it is the love child of blue and red but also because it causes very strong responses - people tend to either love or hate it.