Pantone's two pastel Color of the Year picks were soft, calming, and romantic. But if that's not exactly your style, we get it — and so does the famous color company. Which is why Leatrice (Lee) Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, shared nine (!) very different the company predicts will be popular in 2017.
Eisman unveiled the palettes at the 2016 International Home + Housewares Show and explained that the company hopes these colors will address consumers' desire for something new, yet comfortable. To do this, they pulled inspiration from current design trends (like metallics and black and white imagery), as well as bright colors from the film industry, most notably from films like Star Wars: The Force Awakes, The Peanuts Movie, and Disney's Inside Out.
A few of our favorites? Florbundant, which is filled with rich floral hues, like Pink Yarrow, Red Dahlia, and varying shades of green. Acquired Taste, which is a mix of colors and textures that aren't commonly seen together, like Orange Chiffon, Brandied Melon, and Dove Gray. And we're particularly excited about Forest Bathing, which is a stress-reducing palette featuring greens with a few contrasting colors like Grape Kiss and Acid Lime.
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