Color Trends for 2017: Pantone’s “Greenery”

Pantone has recently chosen their 2017 Color of the Year, and it is "Greenery!"  (15-0343) This yellow green color is the color of renewal and new growth. Also, this time of year, it's a great color to use when you need to add a bit of Spring and freshen other pieces up a bit with a jolt of energy. … [Read more...]

Color Predictions for 2013

Tangerine Tango has served us well this year. But alas, we must always look forward. So what is going to be the "it" color for 2013? In an earlier post, I predicted it would be from the emerald green family. But now I'm second guessing. Perhaps it will be a blue. Blue is the complimentary color of … [Read more...]

Thoughts on Tangerine Tango

Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango has been chosen by Pantone as the Color of the Year 2012. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of Pantone Color Institute said in a press statement: "Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of … [Read more...]

Compare Colors of the Year 2011

As January is rolling forward, I wanted to review some of the big color announcements and compare/contrast them with each other. As a company that works with color every day, we don't always see the trends immediately. We are a little different. So before I unveil what we see, I wanted to review … [Read more...]

Color Trends In Residential: The Catalyst That Creates Change

Leatrice Eiseman, ASID, IDSA, FGI, CMG, executive director Pantone Color Institute gave a presentation Monday at NeoCon 2010 on Color Trends in Residential: The Catalyst That Creates Change. In design, color has the power to set a mood, spark inspiration, nurture renewal and ignite culinary … [Read more...]