color inspiration: ultra violet
pantone® color of the year 2018
"Color is like food for the spirit — plus it's not addictive or fattening." ~ Isaac Mizrahi
Something exciting about the new year, a fresh beginning and new discoveries to enjoy. As a global influencer in color systems Pantone has released it's "Color of the Year" for 2018, Ultra Violet 18-3838. This rich and vibrant shade of purple is forecast to be a color movement evoking creativity in imagination, ingenuity and visionary thinking - pushing all limitations. In celebration of this we are thrilled about discussing ways to bring this lush and regal color into your interior spaces.
As this color is bold - in and of itself - we've taken thought to how it might be applied as to not overpower a room. A subtle way to integrate Ultra Violet can be to use it along with other neutral tones of color such as grays, taupes and ivory. This exudes a peaceful and serene environment.
Monochromatic shades of color whether lightened or subdued have a luxurious effect in a space.
Creating an interesting color story is another way to incorporate unique colors in design. For instance Ultra Violet is well mixed with other colors such as navy, turquoise, peach, green and golden hues that come together quite nicely. Wallpaper is a great way to introduce a color story weaving in several nuances of detail in color combinations.
Credited from left to right This Old House - Farrow and Ball, Molly Ray Young Interior Design, Parker Kennedy Living.
Color Pops are a great way to bring whimsy and inspiration of thought into a room or creative environment. This can be done in several ways with artwork, fabric, furniture, accessories, tableware or fresh florals. Whether a kitchen, living room, powder room, children's bedroom or playroom these color pops are incredibly inviting.
The combination of these pops of color and white paint can create a very impactful space. This royal color pairs very well with both brushed gold and silver metallic finishes to create a next level magic.
We hope you are inspired to be daring and incorporate this beautiful luscious color Pantone Ultra Violet 18-3838 into your life and interiors in 2018.
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