Pantone Announces 2016 Color of the Year

For those of you who like to track design trends, Pantone has announced Rose Quartz & Serenity as the blended color of the year.
“Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.
According to Pantone, these soothing colors could be an antidote to modern day stresses.
Suggested possible pairings include:

While the colors are soothing to be sure, we’ll be interested to see how far the business world will go in adapting them.
Can you see any organizations you know using these colors?

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