2018 spring color palette
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2018 spring color palette

Daffodils are pushing through the warmth of the earth, stretching their sunny heads toward that yellow orb in the sky. Pacific Northwesterners are shedding their layers of fleece and heading out into the great outdoors. Spring has sprung–and so has the 2018 Pantone Spring color palette. The design world takes its cue from the current … Continue reading

Pantone 2018 color of the year
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Pantone 2018 color of the year

As designers, it’s always a good idea to be on top of trends. Every year, Pantone announces it’s color of the year. This year’s color is… drum roll, please… Ultra Violet. According to Pantone, the new color is “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that … Continue reading

pantone turns 50
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pantone turns 50

That great. color-coordinated company, Pantone is celebrating a big birthday this year. The big 5-0. To celebrate they’ve released a big, colorful infographic showcasing their color palettes from the last five decades. The company, founded in the early 60s, is well-known for its color matching system and perforated color squares back in the day. Now, of … Continue reading