Emerald Pantone Color of the Year 2013. Pantone is a provider of color standards for the design industry. Every year, in early December Pantone pick the color of the next year. This fall we kept on hearing rumors that it was going to be blue, but in fact, the color of the year for 2013 is Emerald. Emerald is a rich, vibrant shade of green who beats out all the other shades of the rainbow!
Coming off a strong year with Tangerine Tango, Pantone has released Emerald as the 2013 Color of the Year. The luxurious jewel-tone shade of Emerald is a favorite in the fashion world, as it’s gorgeous on certain fabrics like chiffon and satin.
For weeks, interior designers and color experts speculated what the Color of the Year would be. Some thought it would be Monaco Blue, while others were certain it would be Emerald Green. Pantone’s announced palette includes both colors making all happy. Emerald versatile color works well with most color schemes, but in the upcoming year look for it paired with blues and yellows.
Emerald Green will make its debut in accessories, wallpaper and fabrics throughout the next year. Use it in small doses as pops of color with a neutral palette, or go bold and paint a small bath this vibrant green for a splash of drama.
“Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.”
Emerald is a tone of green that is particularly light and bright, with a faint bluish cast. The name derives from the typical appearance of the gemstone emerald.
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