Every year I look forward to the Pantone Color Institute’s color of the year announcement. This declaration has taken place since 2000, and results from secret meetings with various nations’ color standard groups. After two days in a European capital and many presentations and discussions, they choose a color for the following year.
Here is a swatch of the pantone color of the year with its corresponding number.
I was thrilled to discover ultra violet, my favorite purple, is the color for 2018. As you may or may not know, purple is a color I wear frequently as well as paint with. It has also been my brand color for 25+ years. In my 18’x24″painting entitled, “An Interior Quest,” I celebrate various purples. I completed it in 2017, was I before my time? LOL! About this color, Pantone describes it as, “Inventive and imaginative, ultra violet lights the way to what is yet to come.” [Read more…]