Pantone is the company that provides color systems and serves as the authority for ensuring the accuracy of color profiles across the landscape of technology. Each year they choose a color to serve as thematic inspiration – and this year they have chosen “Ultra Violet” – Pantone 18-3838. From the Pantone website, Ultra Violet “. . . communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future”.
Along with yesterday’s recognition of 2018 being the Year of the Bird, here is another approach to your creative endeavors in 2018 should you struggle to find a theme or a starting point for your next project!
Green is the theme for 2017, or so says color arbiter Pantone. The Pantone Institute of Color holds a clandestine meeting twice a year to determine a hue to represent the year, and to drive design. I can’t argue with that, having lived in the verdant Pacific Northwest all my life.
Splash a bit of emerald on your walls with a new print from Art Wolfe! Emerald is the color trend for this Spring!
“Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “As it has throughout history, multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate. Symbolically, Emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation, which is so important in today’s complex world. This powerful and universally appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors.”