How Does a “Color of the Year” get chosen?
“It happens every year, usually in the fall, sometimes in December. “The color of the year” is announced by a paint company. Or a design website, or a fashion magazine.
The Color Marketing Group recently announced what colors its members believe will be big in 2017, and “Thrive,” a yellow-influenced green, was one of the big winners. (“#Thrive is the Key North American Color for 2017,” the company posted on its Facebook page. “This yellow-influenced green promises to show #endurance #longevity and #health.”)
And then there’s Pantone, the design world’s leading color authority, which today announced two colors – “Serenity” and “Rose Quartz”– as the hottest colors of 2016.”
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