Go Warm and Fuzzy with Pantone's Color of the Year

If the last couple of years have been somewhat stressful, you can change your home's atmosphere with the help of Pantone's relaxing new Color of the Year: Peach Fuzz. It's a soft, light orange hue that may remind you of orange sorbet. It's also a big change from the 2023 Color of the Year, the dramatic red Viva Magenta.

Like previous years' colors, Peach Fuzz can add a fresh look to your home as a main or accent shade.

The folks at the Pantone Color Institute describe Peach Fuzz as "a compassionate and nurturing soft peach shade conveying a heartfelt kindness." The color was chosen as a response to a world that often seems rife with turmoil and represents the hope for a more caring and peaceful future. Another element is its tactile feel; its name introduces an additional sensory angle. It's also versatile - you can soften the look of a living room, den or bedroom with it.

If you're curious about Pantone's Color of the Year selections, their research begins months ahead of its release. In addition to color-word association studies, Institute staff look at trending colors at major events. For example, peachy shades were worn at newsworthy events such as 2023's Met Gala in New York.

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