‘Living Coral’ is the colour of 2019, use it to jazz up your interiors, spice your wardrobe or just spritz up your palate with a fun peach sorbet. Coral spells warmth, passion, and has a
‘Living Coral’ is the colour of 2019, use it to jazz up your interiors, spice your wardrobe or just spritz up your palate with a fun peach sorbet. Coral spells warmth, passion, and has a luxe quality to it without trying too hard. This makes it a special colour. Corals impart a burst of freshness and a soothing comfort bringing to life any space. Pantone’s color of the year 2019 is finally here and it is all about ‘Living Coral’.
The Color of the Year selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis. To arrive at the selection each year, Pantone’s color experts at the Pantone Color Institute comb the world looking for new color influences.
Deck up your décor with Coral Living
Coral color is steadily growing more and more popular. It’s been around for ages now and people never seem to have enough of it. There are several different variations of coral colors; most commonly shades of orange and pink, but there is also a coral red although it is not as popular as coral orange or coral pink color. Coral color covers a large number of shades just like the real corals out there in the sea. The good thing about the color coral is that it can easily stand alone, but it also pairs really well with other colors which allow making all kinds of nice-looking combinations. One of the biggest reasons people simply love coral (color) is the way it naturally freshens up and cheers up space. the way you feel in your home.
If you prefer vintage style to your home, the light coral color will be a great part of your décor. If, on the other hand, you want more modern and edgy home, colors from the coral color palette will help you soften up the overall look.
Conserving Coral Reefs
A wonderful colour to indulge in, it is also a potent reminder of our fast disappearing coral reefs across the world. Damaging activities include intense coral mining, pollution, over fishing among others. There are fears that we might actually loose these beautiful creations of nature in the years to come. Extensive efforts have been undertaken to restore them in their natural environment and we need to do our part in terms of increasing awareness and take proactive steps in this direction in the times to come.
(The article was originally produced in The Tiles of India magazine, Jan-Feb 2019 issue)