With the new year and a time for new beginnings, Pantone’s color of the year is perfectly fitting. The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year is Greenery. A renewing shade of yellow-green, this color is becoming symbolic of the big changes that are to come. As we turn a new leaf into the new year we are reminded to continue our personal and global growth to better our future and protect the natural beauty that surrounds us.
The color of the year is chosen by a group of individuals from the Pantone Color Institute who delve into the design trends, art collections, socio-economic standing, and many other influences of our world to make their decision. Some year’s colors are more influential than other, and in this case the design world has already taken a liking to this vibrant yellow-green tone.
Greenery fits in perfectly with many of the other trends that are emerging this year. Retro tendencies are on the rise with bright and bold colors filling homes with their uplifting energies. More and more people are “bringing the outdoors in” to liven up their space with luscious plants and shades of green. This powerful color opens the door Not to mention the popularity of the color on the runway…
“Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose”
Leatrice Eisman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute
The vitality that this color adds to a space is undeniable. We’re expecting this color to really take off in the interior design world, whether it’s full blown accent walls or hints of the greenery in home decor and leafy indoor plants.
Let us know what you think of Pantone’s Color of the Year, and if you think it would be a nice addition to your home.