Pantone’s Color of the Year 2013??

Pantone Color chairs

Every year at this time Pantone announces their ‘Color of the Year’.  Seen as the global authority on colour and provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, Pantone Inc. declares what they believe is the colour best suited to the upcoming year.  There is a philosophy in choosing this colour based upon world situations and influences of the period.

This year was Tangerine Tango, a lively orange and in 2011 it was Honeysuckle, an energetic pink.

Pantone Color of the Year

Interior designers, fashion designers, the automobile industry, the makeup industry and many other consumer product industries take notice of this ‘Color of the Year’ decision.

Pantone has influenced the shoe industry

Pantone and Seavees shoes

Toothbrushes are even available in Pantone colours

Pantone color toothbrushes

Makeup company Sephora joined forces with Pantone to create colourful beauty products.

Sephora and Pantone

And these colourful stand mixers from KitchenAid are available every year in many new colours.  Influenced??

Kitchenaid Mixers

So if I had to wager a guess on what the 2013 Color of the Year might be I am thinking somewhere in the blue shade.

Stay tuned!



5 thoughts on “Pantone’s Color of the Year 2013??

  1. Great post! I am really excited for the big reveal! One more Pantone influenced item, Dessy offers bridesmaids dresses to match the Pantone chart!

  2. Well, you weren’t far from the right answer! It turned out to be emerald as the Pantone color of the year and blue is closely related to emerald. Good on ya, MM!

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