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Colour Psychology: How Our Tastes Change With Stress

24th June 2021
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red brick wall, neon wall light, modern neutral sofa and berber style rug. The loft space at madaboutthehouse.com

Did you know that people in transitional or stressful situations will often create extreme environments around themselves, according to a white paper by a professor of colour science at Leeds University. Professor Stephen Westland, produced a report into our emotional reactions to colour for our podcast sponsor Harlequin and I have to say this line…

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Happiness At Home: A podcast special episode

16th April 2020
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my mantelpiece is a collection of family souvenirs and happy memories

Now this might be quite a timely – if long – post. We planned to focus on happiness at home for this episode of the podcast several weeks ago (well before all this) but it turns out that this might be just the thing for now. So today on The Great Indoors, Sophie and I…

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Colour Psychology for Interiors

13th August 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth take a look back at the colour psychology course she attended hosted by Sophie Robinson and Fiona Humberstone. Sophie's former Brighton open-plan apartment was an eclectic mix of colours, patterns and styles. #openplan #sophierobinson #madaboutthehouse

Following on from yesterday’s post about how we react emotionally to colour I thought I would look back to the time I did Sophie Robinson’s colour course. I found it completely fascinating and bang on and while I don’t think she is running this exact course any more she has recently launched an online course…

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Monday Inspiration: How We React Emotionally To Colour

12th August 2019
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Journalist Kate Watson-Smyth looks at living with calming colours and how we react to them. A bold floral mural wallpaper has a calming and restful palette of green and pink is combined with an unexpected yellow cabinet for a modern touch. #madaboutthehouse #surfaceview #muralwallpaper

My colour psychology series has been one of the most popular on the blog over the last few years and as I’m still running through the spectrum I thought it would be timely to share this post with you again that talks about our emotional reaction to colour and if you like this then come…

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