the pantone color institute(tm) gives their color of the year credit for influencing product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, such as graphic, industrial, interior and fashion design.
2019 pantone(r) color of the year | living coral | 16-1546 TCX
photo credit pantone
they describe living coral, the 2019 pantone color of the year, as a natural color that is nourishing and nurturing, warm and comforting.
do you think that coral is comforting?
le hideout – salon d’esthétique | montreal, canada | by menard dworkind architecture & design
photo credits david dworkind via @interiordesignmag and mrdk
some retailers, such as barney’s new york, think that the color coral stimulates sales.
photo credit barneys new york
yves saint laurent beauty | la lacque couture nail polish | op art coral
nars | blush | bumpy ride
kevyn aucoin | molten gems liquid lip color | poppy topaz
delvaux | brillant mini satchel | coral
delvaux | tempête mini leather satchel | coral
karen walker | loveville sunglasses | red
karen walker | romancer sunglasses | crazy tortoise
illesteva | lisbon sunglasses | apricot
christian louboutin | decollete 554 patent leather pumps | multi
walter de silva | sharon satin sandals | orange
some hospitality design practitioners also think that the color coral stimulates consumption.
the coral room bar | the bloomsbury hotel | london, united kingdom | by martin brudnizki design studio
photo credits the coral room via vogue and mbds
color psychologists consider warm colors stimulating. and, cool or neutral colors calming.
more saturated colors are also more stimulating than less intense colors.
the interior design of the coral room is a balance of warm, cool, and neutral colors.
benjamin moore | color of the year 2019 | metropolitan | AF-690
photo credits benjamin moore and benjamin moore
if the salon at the coral room was your living room, would you prefer to paint the walls warm, stimulating coral? or, calming, neutral grey?