Pantone Colour of The Year - Living Coral | Metal by the Metre

Every year since 2000, Pantone have released a ‘colour of the year’, which observes colour trends for the forthcoming year. Pantone are the industry leaders in colours, enabling colour critical decisions for brands across the world. Pantone are the global authority for colour, with over 10 million designers worldwide relying on Pantone for their colour choices. Basically, in the colour choice world, what Pantone says, goes. 

And the results are in. Pantones 2019 colour of the year is ‘Living Coral’ (PANTONE 16-1546). The colour is described by Pantone as “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energises and enlivens with a softer edges“. It’s a refreshing blend of Orange and Peach, said to be the colour of a warm sunset. 

How To Incorporate These Colour Trends Into Your Home

The living orange colour is quite bold, so instead of having it dominate the aesthetics of your home, consider using it as a statement piece. Add a pop of colour to your home, whether this be a feature wall, pillows, a coloured letterboxes, or a statement fence. 

The living orange colour is well complimented by charcoals, whites, and browns. Consider some pairings of these colours. For example, compliment your charcoal coloured fence with some outdoor furnishings, featuring this living coral shade. 

Rooms in your home with limited light can be brightened up by the living coral shade. It’s warm undertones, and nurturing connotations, this colour can make a house feel like a home. 

Pantones colours are aimed primarily at interior design, however are just as easily applicable to the external elements of your home. Be creative, be brave, be bold! Incorporate this warm, golden colour into your home, office or backyard, and feel the Pantone difference.