Yesterday Pantone released their color of the year for 2018 :
I get a kick out of their artist statement on the meaning of the color Ultra Violet:
…..Nuanced and full of emotion, the depth of PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet symbolizes experimentation and non-conformity, spurring individuals to imagine their unique mark on the world, and push boundaries through creative outlets….”
As an artist, I like the medium tone and that is not a harsh, jarring color. As a seamstress, I know my customers who go crazy over purple, will love anything made with this Ultra Violet.
I like this color. It’s a nice calm, shade of blue-purple that is not too harsh or too pastel. It would be a nice accent in any home, whether in a painting, on a wall, as pillows, or furniture. It’s a color that looks good on most people as far as clothing goes. There are so many people who love purple, I think Ultra Violet will be a big hit.