Pantone announces 2016 colors of the year

Pantone, best known for its standardized color reproduction system, has just announced the 2016 colors of the year: rose quartz and serenity.

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Many may refer to the two colors simply as "pink" and "blue," but Pantone said the specific color combination demonstrates "an inherent balance between a warmer, embracing rose tone and the cooler, tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace."

The color combination is said to represent balance, calm, wellness, compatibility, duality and tranquility. 

In the past, Pantone has selected one color each year. The 2015 color of the year was marsala, the 2014 color of the year was radiant orchid and the 2013 color of the year was emerald green.

Just in case you don't know what the heck #Pantone means by "Rose Quartz" and "Serenity"... These are your new colors of the year!

Posted by Cassie M. Thompson (Rant) on Thursday, December 3, 2015

PANTONE proudly announces the Color of the Year 2016 as Serenity and Rose Quartz, a harmonious pairing of complementary...

Posted by Pantone on Thursday, December 3, 2015

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