For our latest lookbook, we've cherry-picked 10 interiors clad in shades that recall Viva Magenta after American colour company Pantone named the bright pink hue as its Color of the Year for 2023. More
With its choice of a shade of purple, which it claims is blue, as colour of the year, Pantone has once again failed to use the opportunity to talk meaningfully about how colour reflects moments, says Michelle Ogundehin.
Very Peri, described by colour company Pantone as "a periwinkle shade of blue," has been named colour of the year for 2022. The purple hue was informed by the rise of the metaverse, as well as the impact of coronavirus lockdowns. More
Pantone played it safe and still missed the mark by picking Classic Blue as its colour of the year for 2020, says Michelle Ogundehin. More
Laurie Pressman began her career merchandising for US department stores, but is now vice president at the Pantone Color Institute. She reveals how she got there for the Dezeen Jobs careers guide. More
Australian design studio Jack and Huei has proposed Bleached Coral as the colour of the year for 2020, claiming that Pantone's shade for this year Living Coral fails to highlight the ongoing destruction of coral reefs. More