The Power of Purple: Tips to incorporate the Pantone Colour of the Year into your home and garden


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Forget feeling blue — this year, it’s all about embracing the colour purple. Well, Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838), to be exact.

“We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is this kind of creative inspiration that is indigenous to PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet, a blue-based purple that takes our awareness and potential to a higher level,” Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said in a news release.

“From exploring new technologies and the greater galaxy, to artistic expression and spiritual reflection, intuitive Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come.”

The Pantone Colour of the Year, Ultra Violet, can easily be incorporated into your home, experts say. Credit: Kendall Ansell [PNG Merlin Archive]

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The Pantone Colour of the Year, Ultra Violet, can easily be incorporated into your home, experts say.

And the colour choice appears to be lighting the way for many creatives in the design realm, too.

“I really like the messaging behind the choice of Ultra Violet as the Pantone Colour of the Year,” Kendall Ansell, a Vancouver-based interior designer, says.

“One of the thoughts behind Ultra Violet is mindfulness and positivity, something we could all use a little more of this year.

“In a world of grey, be Ultra Violet!”

But, while we can likely all agree on the fact that the hue shows “imagination” and “artistic expression,” it’s easy to imagine the colour could be a bit tricky to incorporate into existing decor without looking …read more

Source:: Vancouver Sun

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