pantone selects turquoise as the colour of 2010 pantone selects turquoise as the colour of 2010
dec 09, 2009

pantone selects turquoise as the colour of 2010

as we approach flipping our calendars to the next decade, the colour experts at pantone have announced their selection for the colour of 2010: turquoise. the specific shade the company selected is pantone® 15-5519 turquoise which they describe as an inviting and luminous hue. they go on to explain, ‘turquoise evokes thoughts of soothing, tropical waters and a languorous, effective escape from the everyday troubles of the world, while at the same time restoring our sense of wellbeing.’ while there is no real way to check pantone’s predication accuracy, it is always interesting to see where they pick on the colour wheel.

http://www.pantone.com

  • So early ’90s… sigh

    Matt W says:
  • nasty.

    cowboy says:
  • so what…

    Latinta says:
  • So what…

    Alex says:
  • who cares

    tina says:
  • and what does that mean

    victorsaber says:
  • It’s sort of funny that they pick a colour for the year. I like it. The idea, not the colour. The colour sucks a bit.

    Alex says:
  • The future colour of corporate green?
    Green-wash?
    The colour to use to hide ignorance/inertia and to promote the maintenance of the ‘status quo’

    designloon says:
  • this happens to be a colour thats coming thru strong in clothing design already. mix it with Coral or silver and you have a winner.

    I Like’

    thinkout of the box says:
  • Its not turquoise colour..!!

    SuperDesign says:
  • somehow I knew it 🙂

    noes' says:

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