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Colour Inspiration

"I don't believe there are off-putting colours" David Hockney, 2015 Welcome back to another installment of Colour Inspiration! These little colour appreciation posts are all about taking a beautiful image and breaking it down into it's key components to see how they work together. We love colour at KAIKO. We find that the simple act of adding a bright colour to your day, like a sunny yellow or a happy pink, can always lift your mood. When trying to find the best combination,

Colour Inspiration

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most" John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice (1851-3) I love colour. I love how wearing a bright yellow dress or painting your lips with a vivid red lipstick can totally change your mood, making you feel energetic or strong or vibrant. It's amazing how something as simple as a brilliant new pillow or adding some fun, colourful tableware can totally transform your home. Now, I totally know how chic it can feel to

Pattern, pattern, pattern!

I don't know about you, but it's so easy to stick with the same wallpaper on your phone or desktop for a looooooong time. But do you know what? It makes such a big difference to freshening up your digital life and always brings a smile to my face every time I go to my desktop or open my phone. That's why I am starting a new series of patterned wallpaper because, let's face it, pattern and colour are pretty damn fun. Plus, it's a great way for me to keep developing new ideas a

My obsession with indigo

During university, I took a textiles course that completely changed the way I looked at fabric. I had always found sewing tricky

Welcome to the KAIKO journal

There is nothing I like better than getting my hands covered in paint or coming up with a fun pattern or designing a new product to make.