2019 Pantone Color of the Year…..Living Coral

The Pantone Color of the Year 2019 winner is “PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral.” The color is a light shade of red that is almost close to a salmon appearance. It is meant to symbolize “warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.” Pantone describes the color as “an animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone.”

As coral is a long time favorite color of mine…my mind immediately began gathering palettes that serve to compliment the color. as I identified the colors I believe compliment coral and yet allow it to sing from the heart.

Coral…with shades of navy, apricot and vanilla
Coral…with shades of fushia and apricot
Coral…with shades of blue, turquoise and sea green

These 3 photos represent palettes of color that I would be inspired to work with. I will challenge myself to work within these palettes during 2019…amongst others…

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