Yesterday I awoke from a ham induced food coma and tumbled out of a pile of wrapping paper and chocolate coins to find that it’s almost 2015.
2015 people!! Do you know what this means? It means we will be living in the very year that Marty McFly travels to in Back To The Future 2.
The other day my three year old took to his bedroom wall with a piece of chalk and drew “Some stars in the night sky”. He had heard me talking about my plan to draw a star chart on his bedroom wall in glow-in-the-dark chalk and got a little eager.
All trends come back around eventually – it’s the reason I have a pair of wide-leg Ksubi jeans in a vintage suitcase, waiting for their return to glory. Well, after a couple of hundred years languishing in antique books – and a brief appearance in the Memphis movement of the early ’80s – marbling has finally made a comeback.
Stealing a Pantone book from an employer has become a rite of passage for young designers – perhaps that’s why the good people at Pantone sell mugs and do things like announce the Pantone Colour of the Year.
They certainly know what they’re talking about.