Willeke Jongejan is a senior global colour designer with the Global Aesthetics Centre, a team of design experts who forecast the colour trends that ultimately influence how we decorate our homes. Willeke’s passion for colour, material and paint shine through in the colour collections and inspirational imagery she creates with the team.

Before joining the team, Willeke graduated cum laude at the Design Academy, Eindhoven, Netherlands. She has over 13 years’ experience in colour design, photography and art direction from her time with AkzoNobel Coatings.

Orange always reminds me of home. One of the biggest celebrations in the Netherlands, Queen’s Day, bursts with orange-clothed street revellers.