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A nouse for colour

A nouse for colour

The colourfully gifted among us are set to be honoured next week when the winners of theinaugural Resene Total Colour programme are announced. The awards recognise the outstanding use of colour in the following categories:

  • Residential – interior, exterior,
  • Commercial  (commercial, corporate rebranding, industrial, government sector) – exterior, interior,
  • Landscape, Product, Sustainable systems, Display,
  • Rising star  (student)
  • Lifetime achievement.

In the lead-up to the awards, an eclectic judjing panel has been announced today comprising of Sylvia Sandford, John Walsh, Peta Tearle and Jackie Clarke.

Sylvia Sandford is a designer, paint finisher, writer, tutor, public speaker, visual merchandiser, decorator and cook captures the 30 year career of Sylvia Sandford.  Project inspired with an eclectic career, Sylvia pursues her passion for house and home throughout New Zealand.

John Walsh is the managing editor of AGM, publisher of the leading design titles Urbis, Architecture NZ, Houses and ProDesign. John has edited Architecture NZ since 2002, and was launch editor of Houses.

Auckland based colourist Peta Tearle is recognised for her distinctive approach to colour design.  A key aspect of her practice is collaborative work with architects and interior designers.  And as an artist she continues to experiment with the medium she revels in, colour.

Jackie Clarke gave up house cleaning when she discovered people would pay to hear her sing. Jackie will announce the winners on the Resene Total Colour Awards night in Auckland on 29 July 2010.

The awards will be announced in Auckland on July 29 and we'll be sure to keep you posted on the results.  

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