Each year, Pantone announces its highly anticipated “Color of the Year”. The selection is intended to serve as a strategic direction for design and color-conscious industries as well as a conversation piece around our culture, where it is going and what we collectively need…and it certainly gets everyone talking about color!
Color is never again simply something we see and acknowledge – it upgrades and impacts the manner in which we encounter life. Color, as a vital component of plan and experience, can be the motivation behind why something – regardless of whether it be an item, a bit of workmanship, a setting, or a brand – reverberates or not. From form to home merchandise to beauty care products and that’s only the tip of the iceberg, numerous makers have broad procedures that guarantee their groups are set up to rapidly join the recently reported color(s) into their product offerings.
At the Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, on the eve of Art Basel Miami, Pantone announced “Living Coral” as its 2019 Color of the Year—officially, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral—describing it as “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.”
“It is a color we find in nature,” says Institute VP Laurie Pressman of the current year’s decision. “Lying at the focus our normally distinctive and chromatic eco-framework, it is reminiscent of how coral reefs give a safe house to an assorted kaleidoscope of nature’s shading and fills in as a wellspring of sustenance and sanctuary to ocean life.”
“It’s drawing in nature is one that invites and supports the carefree movement and exemplifies our longing for perky articulation. Also, the current year’s color shows acculturating and encouraging characteristics, grasping us with warmth. Similarly as one would like to feel after entering their hotel.”
Pantone also cited Living Coral as a color of carefree happiness. A press release says it “symbolizes our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits”—a feeling that, perhaps, people might be craving in today’s landscape.