Now who doesn’t love a new colour trend? An opportunity to breathe fresh inspiration into your designs and décor. For the past 23 years, designers all over the globe have waited in anticipation for Pantone to release their prestigious “Colour of the Year” and this year is no different.

A Colour Trend That Resonates Possibilities and a New Perspective

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I present to you “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri”. An inquisitive and intriguing colour that captures the curiosity and whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness and creativity.

Encompassing the qualities of the blues, yet at the same time possessing a violet-red undertone, Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression.

The team at Pantone have created a new colour that captures how colours can communicate and express ideas and emotions, which is incredibly vital for interior designers – it’s all about creating an emotional connection.

How Does Pantone Select Their “Colour of the Year?

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Now the team at Pantone don’t simply put their hand into a hat and a go with the first colour that they draw. The selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis.

Pantone’s colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute™, painstakingly comb the world looking for new colour influences to ensure the results accurately represent the direction in which design is heading towards in the upcoming year – or at least create a platform for designers to draw inspiration from.

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These influences can include the following:

  • Entertainment & Film Industry
  • Art
  • Fashion
  • Travel Destinations
  • All Areas of Design
  • New Lifestyles
  • Playstyles
  • Socio-economic Conditions
  • New Technologies
  • Materials & Textures (effects that impact colour)
  • Social Media
  • Sporting Events

How Influential is Pantone’s Colour of the Year?

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Pantone’s Colour of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including: fashion, home furnishings and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.

With the renewed energy that each new year brings, it’s very fitting that Very Peri encompasses the spirit of embracing new possibilities and perspectives.

Here are some beautiful colour palette examples that showcase the curiosity and creativity of Very Peri in designs that will take us into 2022 and beyond.

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A holistic and harmonious blend of nature infused shades, this palette highlights the compatibility of the greens with good-natured Very Peri, and the health-giving properties of these deliciously subtle and nourishing hues.

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The dynamic presence of Very Peri comes through in this palette, as we surround this happiest and warmest of all the blue hues with a palette of classics and neutrals whose essence of elegance and understated stylishness convey a message of timeless sophistication.

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This is a complementary palette of colour whose natural balance of warm and cool tones support and enhance one another. The brilliance of Very Peri is intensified within this artfully calibrated palette, injecting a feeling of liveliness and visual vibration.

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A joyous and whimsical colour palette of irrepressible fun and spontaneity is amplified by the carefree confidence and joyful attitude of Very Peri, a twinkling blue hue whose playfulness emboldens uninhibited expression and experimentation.

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