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Colour of the year 2019

Posted by Kate D on

Each year around this time I get excited and it has nothing to do with an overweight bearded guy. Every year around this time all the big colour influencers provide us with their forecasts for the upcoming year colour trends. One of the biggest and well known authorities on the colour is of course Pantone® . Their predictions are heard even by the people not related to colour or trends. According to Pantone® itself the colour of the year is not only about trends, but is a reflection of what’s needed in our world today.

2018 was all about Ultra Violet - enigmatic and mysterious, the symbol of limitless exploration (the colour of night sky) and artistic expression and 2017 we enjoyed Greenery - a symbol of new lie and new hope.

This year's Pantone color of the year? Living Coral.

Living Coral, also known as Pantone 16-1546, is a warm, peachy orange with a life-affirming golden undertone. The color evokes vitality and buoyancy; the marine invertebrate get its vibrant tone from the tiny algae living on its surface.

See a few of Pantone's suggested palettes for the hue below:

1. The focal point pallette - dominated by subdued earthy colours with "Living Coral" acting as a focal point and a needed pop of colour.

2. Shimmering sunset pallette - a warm and bright pallet where "living Coral" is as the name suggests almost a part of a tropical sunset.

3. The Sympatico palette - or a i call this palette - a skin tone palette. The colours look like they have been picked up from the make-up set where Living Coral is a versatile shade that can be used for lips, cheeks or eyes.

4. The Trippy palette - bright, bold and colourful.

5. The Under the Sea palette - moody but optimistic palette with lots of blue hues that evoke marine vibes.

These days it's not only Pantone giving us colour advice. pretty much any major company somehow relate to colour comes out with it's own forcast. For example, Dulux, a company making interior and exterior paint, came out with it's own colour for 2019 - Spiced Honey.

Spiced Honey is a warm amber tone, inspired by the beauty and versatility of honey itself. Spiced Honey can be soothing or calming, cosy or vibrant, depending on the palette you pair it with. According to the experts, the tone encompasses a time for re-energising and optimism after the unpredictably of 2018 – the year ahead, however, is the time for awakening.

Referencing by hue humble materials like cork, hemp, sisal, bamboo and jute Spiced Honey is much "closer" to nature compared to Living Coral.

Dulux has also suggested a set of colour palettes for the home, all including the Colour of the Year 2019, for us to consider.

1. A place to think - a soothing mix of warm neutrals and touches of soft pink

2. Calming place to dream - romantic powder pinks and blues to create a serene and whimsical atmosphere

3. Cosy place to love - rich and warm, incorporating deep forest green, bold teal and intense terracotta red.

4. Vibrant place to act - a playful and adventurous palette, making the most of vivid red and green among pale pinks, blues and crisp greys and whites

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20107/2018 Catalogues

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Visit us at the Decor + Design 2016 Melbourne Show

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