Color of the Year – 2019

Pantone Color of the Year 2019 Living CoralIt’s that time of year again – Happy New Year from Art Leaders Gallery! With a new year comes many new things, such as Pantone’s color of the year. Let us all appreciate the vibrant happy, color that is PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral. This life-affirming coral hue with has a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens anything it touches. Living coral is vibrant and mellow. It embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.

If you are unfamiliar with Pantone’s Color of the Year – it is essentially the color bible for interior design and clothing industries! Though designers may be the first to follow with their paint and fabric selections – the Pantone influence trickles down into all types of other industries and businesses. Don’t be surprised to see the color of the year popping up all over the place.

Living Coral Pantone Color of the Year Qoute

Pantone’s Color of the Year has been influencing product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries for twenty years! Industries most highly impacted are as follows: fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product, packaging, and graphic design.

Pantone Past Colors of the Year 2011 to 2018

Color Selection

The Color of the Year is selected with thoughtful consideration and a process comparing trend analysis. Pantone’s color experts at the Pantone Color Institute search all over the globe looking for unique color inspirations. Influences include the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, as well as new lifestyles, play styles, and socio-economic conditions. Influences may also stem from new technologies, materials, textures, and effects that impact color, relevant social media platforms. Additionally, even upcoming sporting events that capture worldwide attention can impact color.

Whether you are looking for a new top, wall color, décor pillow, or phone case this year – bring a little coral into your life! Here’s to a happy and healthy 2019 –

Published January 2nd, 2019

Photo credit:

Click here to view more blog posts!

Tags: , ,

33086 Northwestern Hwy.
West Bloomfield, Michigan 48322




Open Monday - Saturday

10 am to 6 pm EST

Additional Hours by Appointment Only