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Design Defined – Color of the Year Revealed

Emerald – Pantone’s 2013 Colour of the Year


Pantone is a world respected authority on colour.  Each year, in addition to choosing trending colours for the design world, they pick “the” colour to watch in the year ahead.

The choice of Emerald for 2013 is a bold one for home decor. The Emerald green featured by Pantone has a fair bit of blue in it, yet when you are perusing the design blog world, many designers are showing Kelly Green, or lighter greens such as Chartreuse, and describing  them as “Emerald”.

Will we all be running out to paint our living rooms Emerald?  Probably not. DesignDefined2

As an accent wall? Maybe.  What you will see this year, will be some fabulous accessories, some fabulous fabrics


and housewares.


Design To Go has an Emerald board on our Pinterest account – click here to check us out and become a follower!

“Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty
that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.”