Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year is…

Drum roll please! Every year Pantone, a world-renowned authority on color and provider of color systems, announces its Color of the Year. In 2012, Pantone chose Tangerine Tango as the Color of Year; now on the opposite side of the color spectrum, the 2013 Color of the Year is Emerald.

This beautiful shade of green is fresh, luminous and energizing. It can me mixed and matched with neutral color schemes to create a striking focal point, or can be paired with bold color palettes for a dramatic effect. Designers, we guarantee your clients will want to include Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year in their next interior design project!

Below our team has sourced two great examples on how to decorate with Emerald.

Use Emerald as a wall color in living, dining, bedroom and bathroom spaces. This creates a striking contrast when complemented with unique home furnishing pieces. (Photo Credit: Antweak)

Home furnishings and accessories in Emerald green are perfect for drawing eyes up and across a room. (Photo Credit: Tobi Fairley Interior Design blog)

Which use of Emerald caught your attention?

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