If the color green always gave you an positive emotional jolt, then 2017 is going to be a good time for you. The Pantone Color Institute has just chosen “Greenery” as the official color for next year.
Pantone is a north-american corporation that produces color catalogues, in the form of coded color cards bound into a “fan deck”. They are used everywhere as a reliable standard in graphic design and printing. The Pantone code for Greenery is 15-0343.
Every year, a particular color is declared official. The choice is based allegedly on the world’s current cultural and emotional climate. In recent years we have seen “Radiant Orchid”, “Marsala”, and “Rose Quartz” chosen, with its subsequent impact in the world of fashion and interior design.
The choice of Greenery for 2017 is striking. Green has traditionally been considered as not an easy color to wear, or to decorate with. On the other hand, Green has strong political connotations, as it touches on concerns about the environment and climate change.
Pantone defines Greenery as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring”. Certainly, Green is invigorating, oxygenating, and shoots us back to the great outdoors and the physical beauty of nature, at a time when we all need a little lift of optimism and hope.
We are very excited about this risky, provocative, and positive-energy charged green color, and look forward to seeing more greenery around next year, in home design, in home ideas, in architecture, in lamps, in lighting design.
Please take a breath of fresh air, cool down for a moment, and check out some of luján + sicilia’s green lamps and shades in colors resembling Greenery 2017.