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How to Create an eCommerce Website – Upcoming Course

2022 Colour Psychology Series -10 Week Course

Due to popular demand we will be running our Colour Psychology Series -10 Week Course again in early 2022.

Booking open in January

Only €195 for all 10 modules. Running on Tuesday from 93.0am to 11.30am

Dates for next course

Tue 1 – Feb , Tue 8- Feb ,Tue 15-feb

Tue 1 March, Tue 8 March , Tue 15 March, Tue 22 March , Tue 29 March

Tue 5 April & Tue 12 April

The series is designed for –  interior designers, architects, stylists, colourists, artists, graphic designers , design students or anyone working in a creative industry working closely with colour.

Week1 Introduction – Science/terminology of colour & light – A look at the history of colour
– How the mind & body react to colour

Week 2 Psychological properties of the cooler colours – blue, green, purple – The universal psychological properties of each individual hue
– Association with each colour

Week 3 Psychological properties warmer colours – red, orange, yellows – The universal psychological properties of each individual hue
– Association with each colour

Week 4 Type 1 personality
– Typical characteristics and attributes of type 1 / spring personality

Week 5 Type 2 personality
– Typical characteristics and attributes of type 2/ summer personality

Week 6 Type 3 personality
– Typical characteristics and attributes of type 3/autumn personality

Week 7 Type 4 personality
– Typical characteristics and attitudes of type 4/winter personality

Week 8 Colour personality for interiors
– Learning how to group colours & shapes to certain styles of design and matching furniture styles to personality.

Week 9 Colour personality for branding
– Focusing on colours in branding and how they influence customers.

Week 10 Understanding clients/buyer behaviour
– looking at buyer purchasing habits and tips on how to understand the thought process of a client

This Course will be Delivered by Adele Roche

Adele Roche – After years of studying and working in the fields of advertising, graphic design, marketing and interiors; Adele then decided to continue studying and focus more on colour and how it effects our moods.

Adele specialises on colour in interiors and branding – working with the general public, designers and architects in helping to perfect colour schemes in both residential, commercial properties and branding projects. She has been involved with the design of Colourtrend, Curator, Helen Turkington & Conran Paints Collections. Adele is the Director of Printovate a digital printers specialising in wideformat graphics which she owns with her husband.

Print Industry Pension Funds

A bona fide investment advisory firm has recently advertised that some funds remain in print industry pension funds and may be paid out to qualifying persons (and to appropriate relatives of deceased members).

Their newspaper notice referred to the 1970s and 1980s, but we should not rule out employment before or after that.
The investment company is:

Acumen & Trust Financial Advisors
Sandyford Business Centre, 4A, Burton Hall Rd, Sandyford, Dublin 18, D18 K856
Contact email:
Phone Number: 01 2936500

For reasons of confidentiality and data protection, only individuals can check for entitlements.

Queries may be posted or e-mailed, and need to include:

Full Name of Employee

Date of Birth

Contact Phone Number

Address (optional)

The person should make sure they reference Print Pension Funds.

Update from Irish Printing Federation – October 2021

Free Course On Canva

Canva is a popular graphic design and publishing platform used to create visual content, everything from your Instagram posts to your business logo. As of 2020, Canva has more than 30 million monthly active users. It comes with preloaded templates, images, fonts, graphics and other elements. It is available as a web, iOS and Android app and has both free to use and paid for subscriptions. During this 90-minute online session, you will learn:

  • What is Canva and why should you use it for your business?
  • What is the difference between the free and paid for options?
  • How to create visual content using Canva?
  • How to create digital content including social media posts?
  • How to create traditional content including presentations?