With 2011 on the horizon, Pantone have again announced the annual Pantone colour of the year. This years winner, Honeysuckle. Energizing Honeysuckle Lifts Spirits and Imparts Confidence to Meet Life’s Ongoing Challenges.
Turquoise. A colour of deep compassion and healing, and a colour of faith and truth, inspired by water and sky. Read on for annual winners from years gone by.
2009, Mimosa. The colour yellow exemplifies the warmth and nurturing quality of the sun, properties we as humans are naturally drawn to for reassurance.
2008, Blue Iris. A mix of blue and purple that suggests dependability and magic.
2007, Chili Pepper. Chosen for its pizazz and sophistication and its hint of ethnic taste.
2006, Sand Dollar. A neutral colour that expresses concern about the economy.
2005, Blue Turquoise. Another reversal to a calming shade
2004, Tigerlily. Acknowledges the hipness of orange, with a touch of exoticism.
2003, Aqua Sky. A cool blue meant to restore hope and serenity.
2002, True Red. Recognizes the impact of 9/11 with a patriotic hue.
2001, Fuchsia Rose. A reversal from the previous year, more exciting, more feminine and sexy.
2000, Cerulean Blue. Chosen for the millennium for its calming zen state of mind.
What’s your vote for next year?
No love for green so far, perhaps a nice emerald for a healthy and prosperous year?