2017 North American Key Color

CMG North American Key Color 2017 | KitchAnn Style

The Color Marketing Group (CMG) has named Thrive as their Key Color for North America 2017+.

Just as PANTONE picked Greenery ( 15-0343) as their Home + Interiors Color of the Year (COTY) and Kale (18-0107) as a top Spring 2017 Fashion pick, CMG follows suit with a vegetal inspired color.

The CMG posits this yellow-influenced green will establish itself as a colorful symbol for growth, strength and endurance.

CMG North American Key Color 2017 | KitchAnn Style

Thrive  is purposely balanced between light and dark, pale and strong. Continue reading “2017 North American Key Color”

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Pantone 2017 COTY | KitchAnn Style

I’ve been anxiously awaiting December to roll around because that is when  the global color authority of the design industry, Pantone Color Institute, reveals their Color of the Year choice for 2017.

This week the announcement was made that 15-3043 Greenery, which we saw in the PANTONE Spring 2017 Fashion Color Report, is the official winner.

Pantone 2017 COTY | KitchAnn Style

Greenery is a fresh and “zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring” recalling botanical life and signs of nature’s regrowth. Continue reading “Pantone Color of the Year 2017”

AkzoNobel Color of the Year 2017

AkzoNobel COTY 2017 | KitchAnn Style

Leading color experts from AkzoNobel have selected a shade of blue called Denim Drift as the Color of the Year for 2017.

AkzoNobel COTY 2017 | KitchAnn StyleAfter 18 months of research and debate, the team at AkzoNobel (which owns the paint company Dulux), made the announcement during the launch of the company’s annual trends forecast known as “ColourFutures.” Denim Drift is the foundation for an inspirational palette of paint colors centered on the expected global social and design trends for the upcoming year. Continue reading “AkzoNobel Color of the Year 2017”

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2017

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2017 | KitchAnn Style

Benjamin Moore – who heralded Simply White (OC-117) as their color of the year in 2016 – did an about face picking Shadow (2117-30) for 2017.

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2017 | KitchAnn Style

“Allusive and enigmatic, Shadow is a master of ambiance. It is a color that calls to mind a ‘past,’ yet it can also make a contemporary, color-confident statement,” –Ellen O’Neill, Benjamin Moore’s creative director

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