Pantone announced Living Coral 16-1546 as their color of the year for 2019.  This bright, cheerful color reminds us of summer days and the bold colors found in nature.

According to Pantone,

In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.

Pantone is the leading color expert in the printing and graphic design industry.  Each year, they select a color-of-the-year that reflects the trends they see in our culture and in current design trends.

How will you use color in your work in 2019?  Let’s go brightly into the new year!