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From the cornflower blue Alexander McQueen coat-dress worn by the Duchess of Cambridge last week to Pantone’s dazzling blue fashion colour, this spring it's all about showing off blue’s brilliance. Trending: Fifty shades of Blue Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bloom's blog
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From Cadbury to Christain Louboutin, brands go to great lengths to lay claim to a ‘brand colour’. Louboutin successfully sued Yves Saint Laurent for creating shoes with soles in his signature red; Cadbury fought an unsuccessful battle to patent its... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bloom's blog
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Like many flyers we tend to put airfare over airline. We'd rather save our pennies for the destination. These beautiful Air France ads might convince us otherwise. France Is In The Air is an elegantly simple idea, whose executions flex... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bloom's blog
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There's only two weeks left of the National Gallery's reunion of two of Vincent Van Gogh's iconic 'Sunflower' paintings - being shown together in London for the first time in 65 years.These paintings are two of the five versions of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bloom's blog
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You can't miss one of the big fashion trends this season. Eye popping neon can be seen everywhere from the runway to the supermarket shelves. TRENDING: Neon Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bloom's blog
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Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright that capture the beautiful reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. The finals prints, first exhibited at the Paula Cooper Gallery, measure up to 4' across by... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bloom's blog
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When it comes to describing skin colour, most of us would agree that 'black' and 'white' are reductive terms with a controversial history underpinning them. But somehow they persist in our culture. Now Brazilian photographer Angela Dass is challenging that.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Lovers of high fashion are spoilt for choice in London this month with loads of exciting events inspired by some of fashion's biggest names. Kicking it all off is The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier the Barbican: a series... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Sensational Butterflies We don't think you need to be a child to appreciate this spectacular tropical butterfly enclosure on the Natural History Museum's East Lawn. If you're lucky, you might even get to witness the metamorphosis from right in front... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at bloom's blog
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With news that a 100 Boris bikes have been painted yellow to mark 100 days until the Tour de France arrives in London, we’ve had a look at what else has had the yellow treatment. Yellow Inspiration Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Food, art and travel converge in the latest mouth-watering works by creative duo Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves. Motivated by their shared fascination with different cultures and cuisines, Hargreaves, a photographer, and Levin, a food stylist, have created a series... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at bloom's blog
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If you're not experienced Dale Chihuly's fantastical glass creations first hand then head down to the Halcyon Gallery this weekend. All of the sculptures showcase Chihuly's considerable talents in the field of blown glass with the Persian Pergola Ceiling being... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Stock Photography databases have long been the unseen backbone of our industry. As a resource relied on by media, design and advertising agencies across the globe, they are used to illustrate and inspire thousands of public-facing images everyday. As a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Moleskin, synonymous with artists, has definitely made its mark in the artist world – but what about photographers, filmmakers, musicians, animators and others? Bridging the gap, Moleskin has now created 25 specially designed notebooks adapted to suit artists working with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Sweet as sugar, this week’s trend is the powdered variety – from baby pinks and lavender to sky blues and pistachio greens. Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at bloom's blog
The Design In Sight Awards is the first design and research competition for students in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It was founded by international design research specialists, The Big Picture, to raise the profile of design research and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at bloom's blog
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We popped down yesterday to the RCA Secret exhibition to check out this year's hot talent. As ever there was a huge array of designs from the weird to the wonderful. Tents were already pitched outside to secure their position... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Today we carried out a Sport Relief challenge by covering the equivalent distance from Bloom to the Olympic Park in East London, on a step machine. We had loads of fun (a few even used the opportunity to get their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at bloom's blog
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There’s been a lot of buzz around retro packaging recently, with household names including Doritos, Kellogg’s, Heinz and P&G all re-releasing vintage versions of their classic products. But Nestlé’s online release of some of its most evocative vintage packing last... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Penique Productions was born in Barcelona in 2007. It is a collective of artists of different disciplines focused on a common project, which is based on the idea of making ephemeral installations: creations of inflatable coloured balloons which completely takes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Looking for a metallic edge? Dazzling metallic looks are dominating everything around us, from the red carpet to street wear. Its time to shine. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined “Seven architectural practices from six countries and four continents. 23,000 square feet. 72 days. One monumental exhibition.” You’re invited to touch, climb, walk, talk or sit at this incredible architecture exhibition at the RA, where you’ll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Spring is almost upon us. And what better way to make the transition by celebrating the shade of the season as worn by Lupita Nyong’o’s at the 2014 Oscars. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at bloom's blog
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Amid the controversy surrounding the closure of the Southbank's skate park, Selfridges are celebrating the impact of surf and skate culture on fashion by collaborating with some of the world’s biggest brands, including Rick Owens, Havaianas, Boy London, Kenzo and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at bloom's blog
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All eyes have been on the Sochi Olympic Park over the last few weeks but perhaps no part of the park has garnered more attention than its façade. Created by British architect Asif Khan, the 8 metre high instillation displays... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at bloom's blog