Decorate With Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year


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Pantone® recently unveiled its Color of the Year, which it describes as “a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade” that “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”

 

This year’s color selection? Pantone 18-3838, otherwise known as Ultra Violet.

 

Described by Pantone as “complex and contemplative,” Ultra Violet “symbolizes experimentation and non-conformity, spurring individuals to imagine their unique mark on the world, and push boundaries though creative outlets.”

 

Embrace your creativity and personalize your space by adding this blue-based purple shade throughout your décor.

 
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1. Le Creuset® Enameled Classic Tea Kettle in Cassis – $99.99
This classic whistling tea kettle is made from ultra-strong enamel-coated steel and features a heat-resistant handle. Plus, it’s safe for use on all heat sources, including induction!

2. Cashmere Lounge Chair and Ottoman – $2,489
This Mid-Century modern-style chair is functional artwork for the home. It’s hand-stitched and made from the softest cashmere for relaxing, comfortable seating.

3. Moroccan Purple Runner – $43.99
Brighten up any long space with this colorful Moroccan-style runner. Measuring 2’6″ by 14′, this richly colored rug is a no-brainer way to add some color to your home.

4. Violet Glass Table Lamp –  $117
Add some whimsicality to your space with this eye-catching table lamp. Use it as an accent piece on either side of a room to add depth and a pop of purple.

5. Stemless Flute Glasses, set of 6$34.95
These stemless flute glasses are a fun and unique twist on classic stemware. Plus, they are dishwasher safe and feature a chip-resistant rim.

6. Tocca Voyage Marrakesh Candle, 3 oz. –  $22
This patchouli and amber-scented candle is rich, spicy and reminiscent of exotic bazaars. Transport your senses or gift it to a friend with a serious case of wanderlust.

Decorate with Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year


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Pantone® recently unveiled its Color of the Year, what it describes as “a symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.”

 

This year’s color selection? Pantone 15-0343, otherwise known as Greenery.

 

Described by Pantone as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade,” Greenery is reminiscent of the outdoors and is supposed to inspire consumers to “take a deep breath, oxygenate, and reinvigorate.”

 

While it’s never a bad idea to decorate your home with fresh plants, here are some alternative green options that will bring life into your décor.

Pantone Color of the Year1. Modern Green/Chrome Dining Chairs – $110.99
These modern dining chairs feature a forest-themed cut-out and are a great way to bring fun and functionality to a dining area.

 

2. Interlock Greek Key Pillow Cover – $129
This 100 percent cotton pillow cover features a classic embroidered key pattern. Use it to instantly add a hint of brightness to any seat, sofa, or bed.

 

3. KitchenAid® Stand Mixer, Green Apple – $329.99
We’re green with envy for anyone who adds this stand mixer to their kitchen countertop.

 

4. NEST® Lemongrass & Ginger Liquid Soap – $22
The only thing better than this soap’s bright and sleek packaging is its crisp, herbal scent.

 

5. Stemless Wine Glasses (Set of 4) –  $37.95
Who says stemless wine glasses should only be used for wine? We love the white dotted design on these elegant and durable glasses.

 

6. Fiddle Leaf Tree – $299
Fiddle leaf fig trees are on-trend right now due to their ability to add sophistication and a contemporary feel to any décor.

2016 Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity


The color experts at Pantone recently revealed their choice for Color of the Year for 2016. And, to our surprise, they chose TWO – Rose Quartz and Serenity. Expect to see these colors make serious statements in the fashion and home industries.

 

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“Joined together, 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,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.

 

Shay Geyer of IBB Design Fine Furnishings shows us sophisticated ways to incorporate these color trends into our home.

 

 

To find more ways on how to incorporate these colors into your home, visit IBB’s Color of the Year Pinterest board.