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‘Cobalt – a divine colour…for putting space around things’ Van Gogh

15th July

  The metal cobalt has been used for centuries as an ingredient in glass making. It can be found in the luminous bright colours of medieval stained glass windows, as well as in the blue and white pottery of China produced during the Tang dynasty. Then, in the nineteenth century, the pigment cobalt blue was produced...

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Classic Blue: Looking back at the Colour of the Year and taking steps forward into the New Year…

30th December

As we head towards the end of this year, a time that has been full of so much change and uncertainty, we take a final, celebratory look at the Pantone Colour of the Year for 2020.     Classic Blue, the ‘Colour of the Year’  for the Pantone Institute was a colour they selected to...

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