What is Smart Casual and How to Get the Balance Right

So What is Smart Casual Anyway? Smart casual treads the line between more businesslike or formal wear and relaxed casual everyday attire.  It’s ideal for many relaxed business settings and social occasions with polished, yet relaxed attire. As such, nailing the perfect smart casual look requires balance. A common way to achieve a smart casual…

Monochromatic prints in blue and their value contrast

Identifying Monochromatic Patterns and Prints

Reader Question – I’m a low colour contrast, high-value contrast creative type who adores print. How do I choose a print with these concepts in mind?  I’m keen on blue and white prints. Identifying Monochromatic Prints A common misconception is that monochromatic patterns and prints are black and white (and sometimes greys). But it actually…