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Color Of The Year History

Posted by Megan Thome on Jan 10, 2017 10:14:40 AM
Color Trends

Every season new color trends are released sending the color world into a frenzy, but the big ones come once a year from the color giant Pantone. We've assembled all of the Color Of The Year trends they've put out over the years and paired them with a fun little trip down pop history.

Get our LookBook here to see our curated palette for 2017 and our favorite ways we've seen our 2017 palette used!

Which were hits and which were huge misses?


2000-2017 Color Trends

In The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priesly goes on a beautiful lecture about the importance of color and how Cerulean affects Andy's fashion choices. Whether we know it or not, these color predictions have an impact on our decisions across fashion and interiors. Most of us can remember when each and everyone of these colors were everywhere, from our wardrobes to our livingroom walls.

Color Of The Year History

 Color of the year 2017 color trends

Color of the year 2017 color trends

In 2003 Aqua Sky was a bright, cheery and hopeful shade of blue. Calming and cool, Pantone chose this blue in hopes to restore hope and serenity.

Color of the year 2017 color trends

Color of the year 2017 color trends

In 2007 Pantone examined how we expressed our individuality; "from a cell phone to a web page on a social networking site" people were beginning to go bold when expressing their individuality. This bold red is a color that makes a statement and can't be missed, whilst being sophisticated and enticing. Chili Pepper is an outgoing, confident, design-savvy hue. That's how you would describe 2007, right?

Color of the year 2017 color trends

Color of the year 2017 color trends

This festive reddish pink is nostalgic for the carefree days of spring and summer. Pantone chose Honeysuckle as the color of the year for 2011 to lift our spirits in times of stress.

Color of the year 2017 color trends

Color of the year 2017 color trends

In 2015 Marsala was everywhere, and we're not talking about wine (though on second thought... yum). This robust and earthy wine red tone was chosen by Pantone to enrich our minds, bodies and souls. An elegant, full-bodied and impactful statement color; Marsala is a hearty and stylish tone that added elegance to rooms across acessories and paint.

Color of the year 2017 color trends

We picked our own carefully curated palette full of 2017 color trends. We love the extra "wow" factor that finishes with texture and dimension can bring to these color trends to make your space even more unique. We can't wait to see what you do with 2017's Color Of The Year, Greenery, and our own 2017 color palette. Get our LookBook below to see the rest of our curated palette and our favorite ways we've seen our picks for 2017 used!

Zolatone's 2017 Color Trends LookBook

 

Topics: Design