Colour trends for 2014

With fall in full swing, 2014 is not far-off and it's going to be colourful year. Here's where the contract colour palette is headed over the next 12 months.

Getting white right

More than 70 per cent of paint sold is white and approximately 50 per cent of the time it is used wrong. Here are eight things to know about this tricky hue ...

Colour trends for the kitchen

This year's overarching theme will focus on clean vertical and horizontal lines, using shades of grey and touches of vibrant colour.

Beyond the colour wheel

Effective use of colour must always be motivated by a clear design rationale that can be related aesthetically to the built form, functionally to wayfinding or branding, or psychologically to the needs of the end user.