Chosen to reflect the world’s culture and outlook at that time as well as trends across fashion and interiors, the Pantone Colour of the Year marks the beginning of a new season of style and design.
Every year Pantone selects a different colour that epitomises that time and we're filled with excitement about this year’s vibrant Pantone Colour of the Year, Greenery. Fresh, bold and inspiring optimism for 2017, Greenery, is punchy and lively with yellow undertones that add a zesty edge to the shade. Created with spring’s vibrancy in mind, Greenery is intended to both reassure us during tempestuous times and to inspire us to rejuvenate and reconnect with nature in our increasingly technology-driven lives.
Pantone describes green as ‘nature’s neutral’ and, like in nature, Greenery works all year round but it is particularly relevant at this time of year when the natural world is about to burst into life again and fill the world with colour. Encouraging us to be in tune with the seasons and to recognise the changes occurring around us and revel in them is key to the reason Greenery was chosen as Pantone’s Colour of the Year and why this colour will form one of the key interior trends 2017. By bringing this ‘neutral’ to the fore we are encouraging everyone to take time to appreciate nature’s vital beauty.
The Houseology designers suggest introducing a touch of 2017's hottest interior colour trend to your home through a single statement furnishing or with colour-pop lighting. By pairing Greenery with illumination you are further enhancing the vibrancy of the hue, a single table lamp or a contemporary pendant will instantly transform the space and fill it with new season style.
Blending with a whole host of palettes including pastels, neutrals and metallics, this year’s Pantone Colour of the Year is one of the most versatile yet and can be incorporated into any room with ease. Try incorporating Greenery with natural materials such as timber and marble for a look that utterly epitomises the 2017 interior style which combines laid-back materials with modern shapes, shades and lighting.