How To : Use Pantone's Colour of the Year 2018, Ultra Violet, in Your Interiors

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Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year for 2018 and it's a beautifully vibrant and positive Ultra Violet

A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. Nuanced and full of emotion, the depth of Ultra Violet symbolizes experimentation and non-conformity, spurring individuals to imagine their unique mark on the world, and push boundaries through creative outlets. Historically, there has been a mystical or spiritual quality attached to Ultra Violet. The color is often associated with mindfulness practices, which offer a higher ground to those seeking refuge from today’s over-stimulated world.


Pantone's Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet is not for the shy and retiring when it comes to interiors but, as we'll show you, it's a gorgeous pop colour against more neutral colours.Perch and Parrow

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Created on Posted by JENNY KAKOUDAKIS Comment Link

Interior stylists and designers need to identify ways to make this colour work. Imagine the cushions of a chair being covered in this colour alone. Sounds boring, right? Now, add neon yellow or orange piping around the cushions or gimp around the chair. Boom!

Created on Posted by Hollie Brooks (at Audenza) Comment Link

I’m really not keen on this years colour. At all! But, I think pops of it in the right scheme, like some of these examples could really work.

Created on Posted by Tom Bellord Comment Link

Beautiful selection of images to show that the more “unusual” colours can create a real impact!

Created on Posted by Kara Comment Link

Great post. I must say I was a little disappointed when I saw the colour choice.
I am not much of a purple fan.
I had planned to do a similar post as I have in years past but was so uninspired but this post has totally changed my view.
Thank you x

Created on Posted by FIona Mostyn Comment Link

Gorgeous collection of images. A tricky colour to work with but when done well it has real impact.

Created on Posted by FIona Mostyn Comment Link

Gorgeous collection of images. A tricky colour to work with but when done well it has real impact.

Created on Posted by Bethany Comment Link

It’s definitely growing on me!

Created on Posted by Donna Ford Comment Link

I’ve never been keen on using purple in design but this is a gorgeous curated collection. Might be time to rethink the purple!

Created on Posted by Ricky Vann Comment Link

I’m still a bit torn with this colour. However, I do really like the look of the chairs I’m that neutral dining room!! I think that would be my personal favourite way to incorporate the colour. Maybe even reupholster dining chairs with ultra violet fabric, easy to change ?

Ricky –

Created on Posted by Sam Comment Link

I must admit I’m not completely convinced by this year’s colour, however absolutely love the way it’s been styled in some of these!

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