Pantone 2012 Color of The Year – Tangerine Tango…

Dance into the New Year with this Vivacious and Appealing Reddish Orange…

It’s that time of year again – new beginnings, new resolutions and the official announcement of Pantone’s color of the year…

This year the Pantone color specialists have chosen what they refer to as a vivacious and appealing reddish orange called Tangerine Tango – and just like the Tango it is sure to captivate it’s audience with it’s bold, seductive energy.

“The 2011 color of the year, PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle, encouraged us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor. Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward”. (Pantone)

Although we don’t incorporate the color into many of our projects here at GHID, we’re all pretty big fans of this dramatic hue.

Not only have we incorporated a similar reddish orange into our promotional marketing, we’ve recently used the color as an accent in one of our east-coast projects (pictured below).

Garrison Hullinger Interior Design

Orange is naturally energetic and incredibly lively which indubitably works best in common areas or spaces intended for activity and entertaining. Subtle oranges like a sorbet can work in rooms built for restful relaxing such as a master bath, reading room or nursery. But as a rule of thumb, vibrant oranges like this year’s Tangerine Tango really work best in larger spaces that welcome activity.

Lorraine G. Vale

Domicile Interior Design

Domicile Interior Design

Cristi Holcombe

via jgbinteriors

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