The psychology of colour

Are you feeling blue? Are you green with envy? Or red with rage? Colour psychology is the study or hues as a determent of human behavior. Many studies have found that our choice of colours, when creating an environment, will have a significant impact on one’s mood. It makes sense then that we, as experience designers, choose our colours very carefully.

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“Jay-Z at Glastonbury? F’ing no chance”

Until 2008, no hip-hop artist had ever headlined Glastonbury and it caused consternation to some and in particular to Noel Gallagher, who famously said in an interview “Jay-Z at Glastonbury? Fucking no chance” shortly after it was announced that he would headline the Saturday of the festival that year. What was Jay-Z’s reaction?

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Visualising sound

It has long been thought that the actions of football fans in a crowd can create reactions in players on the pitch. We often hear comments from players on how football fans can “suck the ball into the net” and the theory of the “12th man” making the difference in home games is often discussed. For the first time though, that sonic influence is being measured.

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