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Art, Culture

Pantone Colour of the Year 2018

Colour champion Pantone has just announced their Colour of the Year for 2018: 18-3838 Ultra Violet. It’s a provocative and thoughtful shade that oozes originality, ingenuity, a dream-like quality and a vision of the future. It evokes a counterculture flair, an optimism and an empowerment to find new ways to interpret […]


Pantone’s Purple Rain

In honour of the late musician Prince, the Pantone Color Institute has worked with his estate to create a new shade of purple, named after his iconic symbol   Love Symbol #2. Prince ‘The Purple One’ Rogers Nelson passed away last year, aged 57.  The musician was forever associated with the colour purple, […]

Summer Landscape, 2010, water colour, Joan Thewsey / Private Collection

Pantone Colour of the year 2017: Greenery

  Prepare for a fresh start with Pantone’s Colour of 2017: Greenery: 15-0343.   The 2017 colour, Greenery, is a “refreshing and revitalizing shade”, symbolic of new beginnings, fitting given the cultural and political upheavals felt throughout 2016.   “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we […]

Julia McLemore/ Private Collection

Pantone Colour of the year 2015: Marsala

  Pantone describe Marsala as ‘naturally robust and earthy wine red.’ Click through to browse more Marsala images on our Pinterest Annually, Pantone declares a colour of the year forecasting which specific hue designers and consumers will all supposedly be using, wearing, and buying for the following 12 months. With […]

Dead tree and Live flower, 2011 (Acrylic Color & Gesso Primer), Choi Minseong (Contemporary Artist) / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images

Pantone Colour of the year 2014: Radiant Orchid

  Prepare for spring, passion and growth with Pantone’s Colour of 2014: Radiant Orchid 18-3224. Click through to browse more Radiant Orchid images in the Bridgeman Archive Inspired by romance and nature, the vivid Radiant Orchid has symbolised beauty throughout art history and beyond. From petal leaves to designer prints, it is the perfect […]