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Pantone of the year 2011 - 2020

After the previous article where we talked about the colors of the year in 2000 - 2010, in this article we will continue talking about it since 2011 unit 2020.

2011 : Honeysuckle 18 -2120

Pantone of the year

The Color of the Year for 2011, Honeysuckle Pink, was a captivating color that inspired fun, confidence and courage for the everyday grind. Honeysuckle was a healthy and uplifting color that has some of the positive qualities of its warm sister color, red. This color is one of the 200 Pantone Wedding Colors from Dessy. In 2011, Visa partnered up with Pantone and created the Honeysuckle Visa card.

2012 : Tangeriine Tango 17-1463

Pantone of the year

Tangerine Tango was the color of moving forward. The 2012 Color of the Year was deep, seductive and reminiscent of a sunset over the ocean. Tangerine Tango was featured in the Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2012 fashion show with designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Nanette Lepore.

2013 : Emerald 17-5641

Pantone of the year

The jeweled color, Emerald, was the Color of the Year in 2013. Elegant, sophisticated and luxurious, this rich green represented renewal, regrowth and rejuvenation. Emerald was perfect for both fashion and home interiors due to its appealing tone. Emerald was also used in a collection called “Sephora + Pantone Universe™ 2013 Color of the Year beauty collection,” which included eyeshadow, nail polish and accessories.

2014 : Radiant Orchid 18-3224

Pantone of the year

In 2014, Radiant Orchid was a color that inspired creativity and originality. It was charming and inspired confidence. Radiant Orchid made strides in fashion and beauty in 2014. From runways to the red carpet, Radiant Orchid was incorporated in designs for both men and women.

2015 : Marsala 18-1438

Pantone of the year

Marsala, the 2015 Color of the Year, was a sophisticated shade of dark red-brown, reminiscent of wine and earthy tones. A rich, plush tone perfect for elegant home and kitchen furnishings. Marsala matched really well with textured carpets and curtains as either the main attraction of a room or a complement of other elegant earthy colors.

2016 : Rose Quartz 13-1520 and Serenity 15-3919

Pantone of the year

2016 was the only year that the Pantone Color of the Year was actually two colors. Rose Quartz and Serenity together represented a search for wellness and peace. The combination of the warm rose tone and the cool blue also challenged usual color perceptions of gender differentiation. The double color represented the growing trend of gender neutrality in the fashion world and how that influenced other aspects of design.

2017 : Greenery 15-0343

Pantone of the year

The Color of the Year 2017 was Greenery. Dubbed as “nature’s neutral,” Greenery was the color of new beginnings and the arrival of spring. The idea behind Greenery is that upon seeing the color, consumers visualize the great outdoors and the call of nature. Greenery reflects the shift into how greenery has made its way into architecture, urban planning, fashion and lifestyle choices.

2018 : Ultra Violet 18-3838

Pantone of the year

The 2018 Color of the Year was Ultra Violet. Representative of “what is to come,” the color Ultra Violet represented the mysticism of the cosmos, the importance of imagination and inventiveness, the power of the unknown and the search for more.

The color Ultra Violet carried a deeper magical meaning because of its name. In scientific terms, the color ultra violet is not commonly visible to the human eye. Ultra violet is the light emitted by the sun. Naming this tonality of deep blue-violet, Ultra Violet, Pantone bestowed a sense of magic to it. Historically, purple is a color related to spirituality and mindfulness. The 2018 Pantone color of the year joined science and mysticism in one marvelous package.

2019 : Living Coral 16-1546

Pantone of the year

The warm, mellow and vibrant tonality of Living Coral was chosen to provide comfort in our ever-changing environment. As we were surrounded by digital technology and social media, we need authentic and immersive experiences that let us connect intimately. The light nature of Living Coral encouraged fun and light-hearted activity. It represented the fusion of modern life.

2020 : Classic Blue 19-4052

Pantone of the year

As we enter a whole new decade, Classic Blue arrives to impart a sense of dependability and reassurance. This deep blue is classic, elegant and timeless. The sensation that this color gives the viewer is a bit of a surprise since it’s a color we are used to having around us.

According to The Pantone Institute, that exactly was the main idea. To have a color that stands out while also being familiar. It gives everyone the feeling of a good foundation of faith and peace.

source : Visme


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