There is perhaps no more important space to harness the power of good design than in that of education. When children have a positive experience of education at an early age, it inspires and stimulates them, and can ignite a passion for learning.
In the second of our new colour blog series, we take a look at green: a colour that creates powerful emotions. It’s a bold and diverse palette that offers tonal changes to reflect the seasons.
As we’re all learning to navigate a new normal, laying the grounds for an office where employees feel comfortable starts and ends with safety. It’s about adapting the workplace to solve issues like distancing, wayfinding, acoustics, and sustainability – all while maintaining a sense of style.
In the first of our new colour blog series, we take a look at terracotta: a colour that radiates warmth and happiness, combining the energy and stimulation
As with lots of events over the past twelve months, the AJ Summit was hosted on a virtual platform. The advantage of a shift to a digital delivery, is the improved reach of an event like this. This year’s summit was a fantastic way to encourage a wider audience to move in the same direction to address the issues the planet faces.
When considering return-to-workplace plans, designers must do more than keep people safe – they must also foster new and evolving human behaviours. The question that remains top of mind is: How, exactly?
In October last year, we achieved an incredible milestone: we launched our first cradle to gate carbon negative carpet tiles in the Americas. I’m proud to share that from today our customers across the Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia (EAAA) region can specify our first carbon negative carpet tile collection, Embodied Beauty™, and our first carbon negative microtuft product, Flash Line.
Whether organising your way to happiness or embracing hygge, the Danish philosophy of cosy living, it always seems that just when you catch up to a design craze, insiders are already on to the next. So while the ascendance of Ikigai was intriguing, skepticism seemed wise. Ikigai, which translates to “having a purpose” in English, is of Japanese origin, associated with the feeling of self-fulfillment earned by pursuing a meaningful life. Today, it’s being embraced by the creative community.
After a turbulent 2020, it seems like everyone is looking for the new year to provide stability and optimism. And this desire is certainly reflected in Pantone’s choice for its Colour of the Year 2021. This year, not only do we have one colour but two – Ultimate Gray and Illuminating!
Our carbon footprint, which is responsible for global warming, is created by the volume of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted by the products and services we consume