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2016 Pantone Color of the Year

2016 Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone has chosen not one “color of the year” for 2016, but two! “Rose Quartz”, a warm rose tone, and “Serenity”, a cool tranquil blue, together are the upcoming color of the year. Here’s what Pantone says about what the color of the year is:

“A symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.

For the first time Pantone introduces two shades, Rose Quartz and Serenity as the PANTONE Color of the Year 2016. Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times.

Whether in soft or hard surface material, the pairing of Rose Quartz and Serenity brings calm and relaxation. Appealing in all finishes, matte, metallic and glossy, the engaging combo joins easily with other mid-tones including greens and purples, rich browns, and all shades of yellow and pink. Add in silver or hot brights for more splash and sparkle.”

When you’re choosing paint colors for your 2016 interior or exterior painting projects, consider Pantone’s “color(s) of the year”. It may not be what you want on your entire walls, but consider it as an accent color or maybe not your paint color but bring it in using accessories and other décor items. But remember, this is just Pantone’s opinion, don’t pick it just because it’s the “color of the year”. Choose colors you’ll enjoy looking at long-term, not just 2016! When you’re ready for your 2016 painting job in or near Yolo County, Brooks Painting’s estimates are always free, so give us a call!


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