Tag: colour

November 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Night tube London’s night tube on Fridays/Saturdays lights up the economy by £360m; will be £1.54bn over 10 years.  Supports >3,600 jobs & has >500,000 users.  2 peaks – revellers at 01:30 BST & workers at 04:00.  Increase in demand since 2016 launch is double that of day time.  Oxford Circus is busiest entry &…

September 6, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for Prizes!  Series 48 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 47  spelt  F-L-A-Y-Q-U-I   (QUALIFY) Series 46  spelt  E-L-V-Y   (LEVY) Series 45  spelt  H-A-R-D-A-Z   (HAZARD) Series 44  spelt  N-I-C-E-K-I-T  (KINETIC) Series 43  spelt …

August 27, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Yellow Our eyes see yellow 1st, so sales stickers grab our attention.  Good design – use yellow for kids/leisure goods.  Otherwise as a highlight only, & not on pricey items (especially for men, as they regard it as cheap).  Yellow & black is highest contrast colour combination, good for warning signs to be read at…

June 27, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rainbow A rainbow represents inclusiveness & a hope humans will mingle peacefully.  The new rainbow watches for both men & women show how to borrow a sentiment for marketing while paying homage to the original: almost all the watches showcase the same clockwise colour gradient – red at 12 o’clock, & the colours run around…

November 21, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Trademark Can’t protect shape, colour & taste through trademarks.  They’re not distinctive enough to be seen as a mark of origin without the brand name/ logo.  Courts have refused copyright applications for London taxi and KitKat shapes, Cadbury’s specific shade of purple, & the taste of spreadable cheese.  Have a break Guessed the Word?     …

August 1, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Ultramarine Value comes from a commodity’s use & how hard it is to get/make. Until synthetic created in 1826, the finest blue was powdered Afghan lapis lazuli, costlier than gold.  YInMn (YIN-min) is the 1st new blue pigment in 200 years.  Safe, durable, heat-reflecting, enviro-friendly. Will be very valuable: blue is USA’s favourite colour &…

December 18, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Wish-list We over-estimate how welcome spontaneous gifts will be.  Recipients prefer gifts from their wish-list. But money as a gift is liked even more: it’s always the right colour, and fits everybody Guessed the Word?       Series 15 (3/3)       [photo: mark adriane]