Colour psychology: drawing the line between you and your business – The Brand Stylist. Colour psychology is one of those subjects that seems to absolutely fascinate people.
Whether you’ve read my book, listened to a talk or are arriving at a workshop there’s one question guaranteed to be at the tip of your tongue: What season am I? I’ll often hear ‘I’m a spring’ or ‘Am I winter or summer?’ For example. But are we talking about you or your business? And how much of you should come into your business brand? One of the most common questions I’m asked when I’m teaching about colour psychology is t where to draw the line between you and your business. I’m going to try not to get too technical, but if you’re new to the concept of colour psychology, skip on over to my post on the Absolute Essentials of Colour Psychology for some background first. Where to draw the line between you and your business “How much of my personality should I bring into my brand?”
Branding your business powerfully is about stripping back, focusing and creating a clear intention. In a nutshell, no. Design guidelines: Studio Standards. MIPIM 2016: Bruntwood announce partnership to pave the way for future healthcare. Property giant Bruntwood has today announced a new 10-year year strategic property partnership with Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust -CMFT.
Announcing the new partnership at MIPIM, the world’s largest property convention, Chris Oglesby, chief executive at Bruntwood, said it will support the delivery of clinical care, research and innovation, as well as the future development of CMFT’s estate. Bruntwood will provide a range of services including planning and construction advice and design services. Chris said: “We are delighted to have been chosen as CMFT’s strategic property partner. “Our experience of working with the Trust on projects such as the phenomenally successful Citylabs development and the Grafton Street car park, has given us an insight into the challenges it faces as it strives to achieve its vision and deliver its strategic aims.
Read more: Bruntwood announces two new senior hires. Masterplan – Circle Square. Where scale, density and proximity equal creativity Circle square has a masterplan that masters the art of using physical space, scale, density and proximity to create a new kind of collaborative community.
Surrounded by leaders in the arts, science, technology and business, this beautifully designed, architecturally interesting, green and pleasant place brings forward-thinking people and progressive businesses closer together, on a human scale. So that in its offices, apartments, shops, bars and restaurants, minds will meet. Randomly. Intentionally. Delivered in three phases. Circle Square is an exciting and very special new community that, in all, will take eight years to complete. The phasing works like this: Urbansuite Showroom Gallery.
Catchbowl by Torafu Architects. Japanese studio Torafu Architects have designed a lidded bowl that can be split into two parts and mounted on the wall as shelves.
A quarter segment of the Catchbowl provides a shelf for the inside corner of a room, while the remaining part can be hung around a column edge. The bowl has a sycamore veneer with a pattern of radiating triangles on the lid. Torafu Architects also designed a set of paper hooks that look like curled pieces of adhesive tape - see all our stories about Torafu Architects here. Photography is by Kenpo. The following information is from Torafu Architects: Catch-bowl We proposed a shelf, focusing on corners, which inevitably exist in every room. Based on this idea, we created a joyful and lightsome shelf that allows the user to adjust its height and also use it as a bowl to enjoy putting things in it just like playing a ball toss game in an athletics festival.
Principle use: shelf Production: Tanseisha Co., Ltd. Torafu Architects unveils Cobrina wooden furniture collection. Japanese studio Torafu Architects has designed a collection of small and lightweight wooden furniture (+ slideshow).
Torafu Architects created items in the Cobrina collection so they can be easily rearranged, in collaboration with manufacturer Hida Sangyo. "We designed a series of small-sized pieces of furniture that allow space to be used more effectively," the designers said. The name Cobrina derives from the Japanese expression "koburi-na", used to describe things that are small or undersized.