Pantone Is More Than Just a Hue

Pantone Is More Than Just a Hue

Pantone is more than just a hue. In 1963, Lawrence Herbert changed the way ink manufacturers around the world generated shades. He created a color matching standard that has become the universal language of color, as reported by The New York Times. Herbert recognized a widespread need for identifying shades. He created a retail display […]

Pantone Colors 2016 in Two Shades

Pantone Colors 2016 in Two Shades

It may seem like a coincidence – or a case of copying – that certain colors dominate fashion and decorating palettes. But many designers and marketers get their inspiration each year from Pantone, a company well-known as for its color matching system and expertise, that announces the hot color choices for the coming year. For […]

Pantone Chooses Marsala as Color of the Year for 2015

Pantone Chooses Marsala as Color of the Year for 2015

Pantone Color Institute’s choice of Marsala as the color of the year for 2015 is literally heart-warming. The earthy, red-brown, full-bodied stability of the wine is well-loved in beverages and special dishes. Pantone’s annual selections often dictate color in fashion, beauty products, housewares and home furnishings in both haute couture and street fashion environments. In […]