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Monday, January 16, 2012

2012 Pantone Color of the Year

Papyrus chair from Kartell (Available in a range of colors-At PerLora)

The 2012 Pantone color of the year has been announced...

Tangerine Tango! (17-1463)
It's an energizing and sophisticated reddish orange hue. The infusion of red emits a sensation of drama and heat, while the yellow subdues the tone with subtle approachability and warmth. This combination creates a well balanced and vibrant orange color, easily incorporated in a wide variety of interior applications from accents pillows to whole sectionals. Tangerine Tango is sure to create an exotic and exciting atmosphere in any room!


Tangerine Tango is part of a collection of stunning and playful colors that make up this year's color trend. Paired with warm neutrals like Starfish and Driftwood, the color of the year is sure to evoke thoughts of an island paradise and take you away from the ordinary. Or for those more daring, try pairing with the refreshing Cockatoo or Solar Power for a real jolt of sunshine in your home.
Pantone's color forecasts help predict the hottest colors of the season, from fashion, interiors, cosmetics, automotive, and more. Orange hues have been quickly gaining in popularity and acceptance among designers and consumers alike for the past several years, possibly due to its attention grabbing shades or great usability as a gender neutral color. Tangerine Tango follows last year's color, Honeysuckle, which was preceded by the 2010 color of Turquoise. In-depth research into color trends and theory help colorists choose the color of the year by looking at previous trends, the socio-economic climate, and looks to convey uplifting attitudes and emotions to society such as encouragement, which is the aim of Tangerine Tango.



The bold colors mix together to create these satiny and vivacious accent pillows. Even better, they're 100% machine washable and come in a plethora of colors to fit with any decor. Matching area rug available. Stop in to see and feel for yourself.


Another way to infuse some bold punches of this sweet fruity color is with a gorgeous floor or suspended lamps, such as pictured from Foscarini, which create a cozy and creative ambient atmosphere. Available at PerLora.


For those who absolutely fall in love with this tangy Tangerine try incorporating it into your upholstery.  Tangerine Tango pairs great with gray or other bright bold colors to bring out the depth of the hue.

Check out our wide selection of area rugs to add a splash of tart color beneath your feet, including thes 100% Hand tufted New Zealand wool rugs.


Stop by either location, PerLora and PerLora Leather, to find these and an array of other beautiful and stylish pieces. Even if Tangerine Tango isn't quite your cup of tea, you're sure to find something you love at PerLora to make a bold statement in your home or business! Our full service, knowledgeable design staff are on hand to offer design solutions and their expertise, so stop in today!

1 comment:

  1. I love this color...We will stop in this weekend to check it out!

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