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Off colour


Tyler Brulé, style guru and founder of Wallpaper, spoke at the launch of the ICI Dulux report on colour trends for 2004. Apparently, it is all about 'urban distortion' (very monochrome, bits of optical illusion). On the platform with Brulé were TV gardener Diarmuid Gavin and supermodel-turned-photographer Helena Christensen. She talked about the theme of 'universal roots' (lots of slightly faded colours) and said, endearingly for one so glamorous, 'it's very easy to make up my places because they are full of old shit'.

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