Every year Pantone releases a color code in prediction of future trends. Along with it they also release a symbolic color selection that represents a sort of color snapshot of what’s taking place in the global culture, it serves as an expression if a mood or attitude.
This year’s color is called Greenery (PANTONE 15-0343). Greenery, this green reminiscent of a lemon peel or apple green symbolizes new beginnings, first days of spring, when nature revives. Modern man is more immersed in work and stress and Greenery aims to return his gaze to the vitality of the natural world.
Greenery, a breath of fresh air. Greenery is a mixture of yellow and green that speaks of our desire to explore, to experiment and reinvent ourselves, as explained by Pantone specialists.
As for stylistic combinations, Greenery can successful be mixed in all sorts of color palettes. Here are some that Pantone suggest:
Pantone color of the year is determined by studying fashion trends and by studying existing products and also those about to be launched. Predictions offered by the institute influences global retailers and designers who adapt to these standards. 2015 Pantone color was Marsala, in 2014 it was Radiant Orchid and in 2013 Pantone declared Emerald as the color year.