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pantone’s 2016 color of the year

pantone 2016 color of the year
background photos via pantone

all of the holiday busyness had me behind on profiling the new color of the year! but without further delay, here it is. and for those that may not know, every year the trend experts at pantone announce their selection of color of the year, a color that has and will continue to be a hot trend in fashion, home and interiors.

this year is the first time ever that two colors were chosen so friends, say hello to pantone 15-3919 rose quartz and pantone 13-1520 serenity

the blending of the two shades creates a balance between the warm tones of rose quartz and the cool blue contrast of serenity that ultimately promotes balance and wellness. pastels have long been trending these past couple of years and it looks like it’s a trend that’s here to stay for a while longer as pantone predicts.

in the past i had never considered myself a lover of pink, but these days i just can’t seem to get enough. and pair it with it a calming blue? yes please. i’ve rounded up some inspiration of bringing these hot hues into your home.

this south african home is rockin’ rose quartz, via mydomaine

layer different textures in shades of rose quartz for a cozy sofa, via the jungalow

dine in style in these squishy pink chairs that look like lady fingers found in tiramisu (yum!) , via theyallhateus

try a pop of pink in a bright, white space, via desire to inspire

use varying shades of blush to create a soft and comfortable bedroom, via wearetriibe

rose quartz favorites: 

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anthropologie duvet cover | kitchen aid mixer | target faux fur pillow | west elm martini side table | rose metal tray from ferm living | bkr water bottle

 

layer in different shades for more contrast, via style-files

pair serenity blue ceramic wall tiles with whites and brass for a classic, clean look, via stylebyemilyhenderson

blues pair well with natural textures and wood tones, via designlovefest

add a splash of serenity in your kitchen with a smeg fridge, via west elm

serenity favorites:

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anthropologie sofa | cb2 cebu vase | target pouf | west elm martini side table | west elm accent chair  | smeg toaster

what do you think of the colors of the year? would you use in your home?

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