Pantone's Spring 2017 Colors to Keep an Eye On

Spring is here!  Luckily for us, the color authority for the design industry that never disappoints, the Pantone Color Institute, has blessed us with their 2017 Spring Color Report. As a designer who is constantly inspired by nature, I was overjoyed that Pantone has us looking forward to vibrant, timeless colors that truly surround us in nature. Pantone’s thoughtful selection of color combinations give us the brilliantly bold and earthy, essential color guide for the spring season that we all need. With photos from some of my favorite past projects, I hope I can show you just how timeless and organic this year’s hues truly are. 

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PANTONE 17-4123 Niagara

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According to Pantone, the denim blue Niagara is expected to lead as the most prevalent color for spring 2017. The comforting and dependable Niagara is a classic blue that oozes ease and relaxation. This innovative take on a well-loved primary color is the perfect burst of style and boldness for any room. 

PANTONE 13-0755 Primrose Yellow

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Another lovely shade to look out for this season, is Primrose Yellow. This sunny yellow hue exudes pure happiness and is an excellent contrast to Niagara. The vibrant color gives us instant warmth and sparkles with heat and vitality. The joyful reminder of nature takes us on a trip of enthusiasm, good cheer and sunny days!
PANTONE 19-4045 Lapis Blue

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Inspired by the prized semi-precious stone, Lapis Blue is an intense, deep mid-tone blue mixed with the right amount of purple. Imbued with an inner radiance, the strong and confident blue creates a rich color that is reminiscent of royalty and status.
PANTONE 17-1462 Flame

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Flame gives us a red-based orange that is flamboyant and gregarious in all the right ways. This playful and vivacious color is wonderfully theatrical and adds some fiery spice to the spring 2017 palette. Add a pop of Flame to your space to create a fun-loving, party aesthetic.

PANTONE 14-4620 Island Paradise

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Island Paradise is a to-die-for soft aqua hue that screams vacation. The cool blue green shade is emblematic of the sparkly ocean water and transports you to your dream tropical getaway. The soft blue watery tone of Island Paradise makes the handpicked color a perfect pairing for any design.

PANTONE 13-1404 Pale Dogwood

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Following the ever-so-popular Rose Quartz, Pale Dogwood is a peaceful pink shade that maintains a tranquil mood. The subtle pink is a perfect neutral that creates an aura of purity and innocence. The color’s soft touch creates an atmosphere of lightness and airiness that has a lasting effect. 

PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery

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Greenery is a tangy yellow-green that brings foliage to the forefront of your space and has you longing for the outdoors. This refreshing green hue promotes a sense of adventure and reinvigoration. The saturated citrusy hue of Greenery can bring accents of green spring into your room or hold its own in a boldly colored room.

PANTONE 17-2034 Pink Yarrow

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Whimsical and unignorable, Pink Yarrow is definitely an attention-seeking color. The lively pink is both captivating and stimulating. According to the Pantone Institute, Pink Yarrow was chosen specifically because of its festivity and visibility. Tempestuous by nature, the tropical and loud hue is exactly what your interior needs. 

PANTONE 18-0107 Kale

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Kale is another foliage-based green that proves this leafy green’s popularity extends beyond your kitchen and farmer’s markets. Following the architectural trend of vertical gardens, rooftop greenery and leafy plazas, Kale is a tribute to the great outdoors. Engendering healthy living and an invigorating fresh of breath air, the vivacious color fulfills our desire to connect to nature. The lush natural green hue provides the perfect complementary backdrop to more vibrants tones in the spring palette. 

PANTONE 14-1315 Hazelnut

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Finishing up the spring 2017 colors is Hazelnut, a quintessential neutral with a warm undertone. The shade is a transitional color that can be used all year. Representing natural earthiness with an inherent warmth, Hazelnut is the perfect neutral to combine with any color. 
Pantone’s Spring 2017 palette predicts significant changes to our interiors, but also reminds us of how timeless these nature-inspired colors are. The level of much originality and freedom in the use of these colors  is inspiring and gives us endless possibilities!

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