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: