Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2018

Black Flame COTY 2018 | KitchAnn style

Compared to my previous two posts about 2018 color trends at featured palettes, this post features a named color. PPG Paints Voices of Color names Black Flame as their pick for 2018 Color of the Year (COTY).

Black Flame - 2018 COTY - KitchAnn Style

PPG Paints believes a new neutral will take the lead in 2018. According to PPG, Black Flame reflects a new design mentality that mimics consumers’ growing yearning for protection, strength and stability to feel safe during uncertain times. Continue reading “Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2018”

Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2017

Violet Verbena PPG COTY 2017 | KitchAnn Style

PPG Paints has unveiled its 2017 Color of the Year: Violet Verbena (PPG1169-5), a “grayed-off, moody purple with a chameleon-like presence.”

Violet Verbena PPG COTY 2017 | KitchAnn Style

“Violet Verbena is at once as nostalgic as it is modern,” said Dee Schlotter, senior color marketing manager, PPG. “Purple was unanimously selected as the 2017 color of the year by PPG’s global color experts for its distinctive qualities. We are seeing this shade of violet on the runway in fashion, and in textiles for the commercial and residential segments.”

Does this color feel like a blending of Pantone’s 2016 Serenity and Rose Quartz?  Continue reading “Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2017”