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Colour Futures: Colour Now, Global & Local Trends

Thursday, July 13th 2023 12pm-1pm
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Delivered online via Zoom

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Subsidised governement funded rate: €15
Members (IDI, ICAD, IAPI, 100 Archive): FREE.

Colour Futures: Colour Now, Global & Local Trends

Discover how you can predict the hottest colours in design in 2023 with Dulux Academy Lead, Creative Consultant and interior designer Cora Collins.

The use of colour has always been an essential piece of any successful brand strategy or design product because it goes far beyond mere aesthetics. The right colour choice impacts customers’ experience, sales and profits. While the general rules of colour usage in design are easy to remember, current and future trends can be harder to predict. 

During the workshop, Cora Collins will give you insights into the process of colour trends and forecasting to market to new and existing clients and identify the colour trends of 2023 which will further allow you to successfully advise, please and attract your customers.

This 60-minute online workshop is ideal for any design professional interested in the use of colour in branding, design, interior design and built environment and anyone who works with colour in their daily roles.

It will cover:

  • Trend Analysis & Forecasting 

Insights into this process, how to capture trends and who Dulux

engages globally.

  • Colour through time snapshot

The evolution of colour trends for the 2000’s with an empowering

visual snapshot showing how consumers’ tastes and priorities have changed over time.

  • COTY Palette 23 – Interior & Exterior collections

Cora will  introduce COTY ready-made colour combinations that will uplift clients and

users in 2023, creating comfortable, inviting spaces, inspiring designs and boosting value in every sector.

  • Sector Specific Examples 

See how these colours work and flow in the creative built sectors from

Interior design to architects and any creatives who work with colours

  • From global trends to Irish and local view application 

What does this mean for Ireland, Irish colours and consumers?


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About the trainer

Cora Collins Colour Lead

Cora Collins

Dulux Academy Lead, Creative Consultant and interior designer

Cora is passionate about adding colour to people’s lives…..
Cora is a Colour expert with a background in fine art and over 20 years of experience working in the field. Cora sits on a colour futures panel and has a flair for the latest trends, innovation and inspiration in interior design and colour. Using her insights from the market, Cora supports a wide range of clients (streetscapes, interior design, retail) across Ireland with the creation and navigation of Dulux colour collections and tools. She also works through the line with designers, architects and specifiers supporting projects across various sectors. Cora is regarded as a thought leader in the industry who has worked with TV programmes such as RTE’s At Your Service and was featured in many articles in this space.

Follow Cora on Facebook and Instagram.

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