Here are the colours you should pick to optimise your rooms, according to an expert

Picking the right colour for a room can make a world of difference, but it can be difficult to know where to start.  Speaking to FEMAIL, Alison Standish, a leading UK colour therapist working with technology brand LG, explained the hues that foster the desired emotions and feelings in each room of the home, from … Read more Here are the colours you should pick to optimise your rooms, according to an expert

Vivid colours to cheer hue up! MELANIE McDONAGH reviews Howard Hodgkin’s exhibition Memories

Vivid colours to cheer hue up! MELANIE McDONAGH reviews Howard Hodgkin’s exhibition Memories By Melanie Mcdonagh For The Daily Mail Published: 02:29 GMT, 30 October 2020 | Updated: 02:33 GMT, 30 October 2020 Howard Hodgkin: Memories (Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert)  Verdict: Uplift in grey times from Britain’s master colourist Rating: Howard Hodgkin once observed that ‘art is … Read more Vivid colours to cheer hue up! MELANIE McDONAGH reviews Howard Hodgkin’s exhibition Memories

The pernicious doctrine of ‘white privilege’ holds back children of all colours says CALVIN ROBINSON

White privilege . . . what an obscene phrase that is.  It is also fundamentally racist in my view, encouraging the bigotry and hatred it pretends to oppose. If you don’t believe me, look at the immense damage it is doing in British schools. This week, Professor Matthew Goodwin, a politics lecturer at the University … Read more The pernicious doctrine of ‘white privilege’ holds back children of all colours says CALVIN ROBINSON

Psychologist reveals why green or purple are the best colours to paint your baby’s nursery

Most nurseries come in pink or blue, but a psychologist has revealed why green or purple are the best colours to paint your baby’s room. Speaking to interior design specialists Homedit.com, psychologist and well-being consultant Lee Chambers explained that colours can have a significant impact on moods and behaviours. ‘When shopping for that nursery colour scheme, we are … Read more Psychologist reveals why green or purple are the best colours to paint your baby’s nursery

Beauty: The colours to nail now 

Beauty assistant: Alice Robertson Bright, bold and lots of fun – meet my new favourite polishes   For some time I think I suffered from nail polish fatigue. For years I’d been a dedicated follower of coloured varnishes, from a love of classic red for summer holidays all the way to flamboyant nail art. Then suddenly … Read more Beauty: The colours to nail now 

The most Instagrammed paint colours revealed

Instagram bloggers are favouring calming shades of grey, blue and green for their walls, research reveals. Property advice website homehow.co.uk analysed paint colour hashtags on Instagram to reveal the 15 shades garnering the most interest on the social network.  Perhaps unsurprisingly given its rise in popularity in recent years, it is a shade of grey … Read more The most Instagrammed paint colours revealed

Hummingbirds can identify at least eight colours that are invisible to humans

Hummingbirds can spot at least eight colours that are invisible to humans, a study has found. Humans have three types of light-sensitive cone in their eyes, enabling them to see red, green and blue. But birds have a fourth – ultraviolet – revealing colours we can’t even imagine. The difference means that while man can … Read more Hummingbirds can identify at least eight colours that are invisible to humans

Moisture is causing colours of The Scream to fade, study claims

Moisture in the air is triggering the degradation of the 20th century masterpiece The Scream by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, scientists say. An international team used the world’s biggest X-ray to analyse paint micro-flakes from The Scream, which is kept in the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. Cadmium sulphide, used as a pigment in the … Read more Moisture is causing colours of The Scream to fade, study claims