Pantone has announced its Color of the Year for 2019 — “Living Coral.” Without having read their usually overblown, hyperbolic description, I’d venture to call it bright, springy, happy. However, as soon as I think of it paired with turquoise, I think of Miami and suddenly it’s not nearly as appealing.
Also, Stephen Colbert sort of ruined it the other night when he said it looked like they’d combined Donald Trump’s orange hair with his red MAGA cap.
If you’re interested, Pantone provides a full page of suggestions for how to use Living Coral with other colors.
And I must say, I like it better than many of their choices in recent years:
18 thoughts on “It’s Color of the Year time”
ha, i love the colbert twist, but now you’ve got me thinking……)
His comment was the first time I knew a new color had been announced. Kinda spoiled it for me.
really got me thinking of an art piece that I can do with this color but I am horrible with color so..
Sculpt or paint a picture of coral? Also, to me it looks like some kind of frilly flower.
Thanks for presenting the colors for other years. I haven’t liked many of their choices—except for Greenery and Marsala (in small doses)!
I have a shirt this color that’s almost worn out. I keep looking for another one the same color, but no luck so far.
Well, didn’t see anything that fit my taste buds.I pretty much stick with the autumn colors in my home decor…
Yes, it definitely looks spring/summer to me.
I can handle coral but agree must be preparatory for spring or summer.
If it falls too much to the orange side, I don’t care for it. Gotta be more pink than orange.
He was funny for a while, but Stephen Colbert is single handily invigorating and inspiring ignorant Trumpsters to rally around their equally ignorant, narcissistic, adolescent like, knee jerking, expletive deleted hero. Like a one trick pony, he needs to expand his repertoire to once more become relevant.
I’m sure he’d change the subject if something besides Trump took over the headlines.
I like some of the color combo suggestions, but it looks more like an accent color than a major player around here – in the summer it would simply look too hot..with turquoise it does remind you of reruns of that show Miami Vice?
Wouldn’t want it as a major player in any situation I can think of. A nice accent as a complimentary color with blue/turquoise, but no more.
It’s a very pretty colour reminds me of a raspberry icey pole
It’s pretty for a lot of things, but I wish they’d wait till after the holidays to come out with spring colors.