Monthly Archives: September 2017

24th September '17: Sorry, Mr Gilchrist

Happy Sunday, Colour Filers ❤️🍊🌼🍀🦋👾 😈 Yesterday I read that marking has been cited by nearly 80 per cent of teachers as the main cause of excessive workload. Apparently it’s ‘rainbow marking’ that’s tipping them over the edge – having to use different coloured pens to convey different messages (including purple for kids to critique […]

Textile designer Niki Jones: My Colourful World

Designer Niki Jones is known for her eponymous geometric interiors collection.  Here, she tells Martha Roberts how important colour is to her… My first colour memory A lot of my childhood memories come from textiles. The teal boucle sofa in my parents’ lounge, the purple and lavender in my candlewick blanket, the green hessian wallpaper […]

17th September '17: I ❤️ collectors

Happy Sunday, lovely people. I’ve always been fascinated by collectors: without enthusiasts, the world would be a less colourful and quirky place. One-third of UK adults engage in some form of collecting and, it transpires, we are often inspired by the random or the unexpected. Auctioneers Mallams say that 1960s-themed programmes such as Mad Men […]