This year’s Pantone colour of the year is awarded to ‘Living Coral’.
This is a coral pinkish colour, it is recognized as a bright and awakening statement tint. The colour has become popular in brand designers clothing, emerging artists, fashion, technology and is big in the property styling industry at the moment. Living Coral was chosen for its animating and life-affirming hue which energizes and enlivens with a softer edge, it also evokes the beauty and fragility of the marine life and ocean. Living Coral simply sets the tone, filled with warmth and good vibes, it’s the very colour needed to encourage more meaningful and personal and social experiences.
This Year’s Pantone Colour can be used
in property styling in decoration essentials such as pillows, throws, artwork and small furniture ottomans.
Acting as an interruption, these highlight pieces are a great way to add glitz and glamour to your living space. This vibrant, yet mellow colour embraces nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy, it also enables a sense of connection and intimacy while also uplifting activity.
Coral is the perfect antidote to use in styling homes because of our increasingly busy lifestyles, taking away stress replacing it with relaxing happy thoughts.
This gentle infused colour in a neutral scheme, softens the black and greys in a modern scheme and also enriches the greens of a tropical scheme.
Living Coral is a great colour for summer property styling as it evokes freshness of peaches and creates a cheerful environment, making it a suitable colour to have all year round in your homes. This beautiful colour symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joy pursuits, Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression, being an important feature to have present in our everyday homes.
By Taya Stewart (Star of the Sea June 2019)