Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Pantone surprised us all with their Pantone Color of the Year 2016! For the first time, it’s not just one color, but they revealed TWO beautiful shades of pink and blue; Rose Quarts and Serenity.

Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Pantone decided to take it a bit softer on the color for 2016. According to Pantone, consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. The 2016 colors Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.

How to pair Rose Quarts and Serenity

The pairing of Rose Quartz and Serenity brings calm feelings and relaxation into your home. This combo joins easily with other mid-tones including greens and purples, rich browns, and all shades of yellow and pink.

What do you think about the Pantone Color of the Year 2016? And what’s your favourite color combo?


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