Another year, another colour. This year, the Pantone Colour of the Year is Radiant Orchid. American colour specialist, Leatrice Eisemanan, describes the trendy colour as an ‘enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones’. So keep your eyes peeled, because you’ll soon be seeing this colour everywhere.
Italian digital artists Matteo Gallinelli and Giuliano Antonio Lo Re recently teamed up for Pantone Rain Edition which features colorful rain puddles infiltrating the streets to pool up on pavements. These are so beautiful.
Graphic design student Nick (you guessed it) Black is starting a campaign to create universal custom shades of black. He plans to partner with Pantone to create these unique color code formulas, but he needs funding in order to get off the ground. Check out his Kickstarter page to help him make black the new […]
Sometimes our eyes get so hungry, we think we can eat an entire Pantone colour. In her Pantone Food series, Belgium-based art director and photographer Alison Anselot takes a handful of seriously colourful food and lays them against their corresponding Pantone swatch colour. Now we know graphic designer code-speak for strawberry cake: 1895 C.
If you’re looking for some festive decorations this holiday season, here are some PANTONE Christmas ornaments to deck your halls with. With 10 different hues, these ornaments are a perfect addition to any design nerd’s Christmas tree.
Pantone and Leo Burnett London created a color swatch book directly inspired by Her Majesty’s consistently color-coordinated ensembles. The color palette indicates the date and location where each of the Queen’s outfits were worn, and the swatch book is even in the shape of the lovely Queen herself. So next time you need to match up some colours, draw a little royal inspiration from Queen Elizabeth II.
Cross stitch meets 8-bit meets geek meets music meets modern life. What are we talking about? British graphic designer David Marsh’s recreated pop and rock album covers using Pantone swatches in Adobe Illustrator, that’s what. And they’re simply great.
PANTONE has unveiled their picks for the top ten colors for spring 2013. Monaco Blue reigns supreme as the number one color, being described as ’wonderful, calming and anchoring’. Now you have a good excuse to go out and update your wardrobe.
The Pantone brand has, of late, been hard at work churning out all manners of themed products from makeup to iPhone cases. These are nice, but none of these have excited us as much as the Pantone Universe carry cases. The thought of lugging around an entire universe of colours in our carry case already makes us smile.
Multicolor makeup! Why stick with boring stuff girls. Pantone and Sephora get together to give you all the color shading in the world. Checkout the 23×43 feet giant Pantone color fans (equipped with a fully functioning mechanized door that fans out) in New York (see photos below). Now that’s good pop-up.