According to Pantone, the leading global Colour Institute, the Color of the Year 2019 is Living Coral 16-1546.
Living Coral is a warm, vibrant yet mellow hue of coral between orange and pink with a golden undertone. Let’s see together more about this color, the previous colors of the year, plus some ways to incorporate this 2019 color trend in interiors.
About Pantone 2019 Living Coral
Living Coral was chosen by Pantone Color Institute as the top color for the next year in reaction of digital technology, because with its engaging nature Living Coral encourages conviviality and social connection.
In addition to this, Pantone Color of the Year 2019 makes us reflect about the environment, with a direct connection to nature and especially the underseas life.
At the same time, Living Coral displays a lively presence within social media so it was identified as the perfect color for the 2019.
COLOR TREND 2019 About the Pantone “Color of the Year”
The question now is:
How Pantone identifies the color which will be trending in the coming year?
Every “color of the year” is chosen by a team of trend forecasters after months spent in exploring and researching about the latest directions in many different fields, such as fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product, packaging, and graphic design.
Pantone’s color experts explore many different sources, such as films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, together with new lifestyles, playstyles, and socio-economic conditions, looking for the color which can better recap all these influences.
The first Pantone Color of the Year was in 2000: here a short visual recap of the last 20 years top color trends.
COLOR TREND INTERIORS 2019 : How to incorporate Living Coral in Interiors
Pantone gives also some directions about how to add Pantone 2019 in different industries.
When describing how to incorporate Living Coral in interiors, the suggestion is to use it as a bold statement color in settings, like pop-up installations, interactive spaces, concept stores, with a playful spirit.
But Living Coral is also a beautiful color to be used in home decor: you can add a pop of this color with wall paint, decorative accessories, rugs, blankets, to give also a warmer feeling in the home.
So, do you agree with Pantone? Do you like Pantone Living Coral?