A Fresh New Year Brings New Color Inspiration.
Pantone just announced the New Pantone Color of the Year for 2017…PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery.
Greenery is fresh and vibrant but calming. It makes me long for spring and reminds me of green jeweled sea glass.
It’s a versatile color that can be paired with cool metallics or blended with neutrals in an interior space designed to bring the outside in.
Color Trends for 2017
Greenery is one of ten colors released by Pantone in their Spring 2017 Fashion Color Report in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
Here are the 10 Colors that made the list:
PANTONE 17-4123 Niagara
PANTONE 13-0755 Primrose Yellow
PANTONE 19-4045 Lapis Blue
PANTONE 17-1462 Flame
PANTONE 14-4620 Island Paradise
PANTONE 13-1404 Pale Dogwood
PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery
PANTONE 17-2034 Pink Yarrow
PANTONE 18-0107 Kale
PANTONE 14-1315 Hazelnut
Greenery Color Inspiration Board
As a graphic designer, color is near and dear to my heart. I like to make inspiration boards to give me a point of reference and allow me to explore creative possibilities.
When creating a color inspiration board, I look for imagery that best represents the tone and mood that a color conveys. I also also look for imagery that has pops of complementary colors and depth with light and dark tones.
Here’s the inspiration board I created for PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery. I hope it gives you some great ideas for incorporating this versatile color into your own creative endeavors.
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Note: When buying Pantone products, always check the SKU number (example: GP1601N) at Pantone.com to make sure you’re getting the most current products available.