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2016: The Year 2 Colors Are Chosen for Color of the Year

- Tuesday, February 09, 2016


2016: The Year 2 Colors Are Chosen for Color of the Year

Each year Pantone chooses a color of the year and people flock to use that color and similar hues. Well, 2016 is a little different. This year, Pantone has chosen two colors of the year:

  • Rose Quartz
  • Serenity (a baby blue)

The Pantone Reasoning

According to the color experts at Pantone, the company says that our culture is trying to fill a need or desire for “colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security.”

The Blurring of Gender Lines

In 2016, it seems that culturally, designers and fashion trends are leaning towards a hybrid of sorts when it comes to defining gender norms; that is, the colors chosen this year reflect a cultural shift toward blurring of gender lines in fashion.

Examples:


Come Meet with Us!

Want to see how we can incorporate these hues into your next event? Come meet with one of our experts and we’ll review everything, from linens to drapery and beyond!