| Mar 25, 2013 |
Pantone’s color planner offers 7 new palettes
Boh staff
By Staff

Pantone’s Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Color Planner offers a range of colors that allows designers to curate, balance and temper their color picks according to individual needs.

PANTONE VIEW contains the following seven palettes:

Uncovering brings to mind the materials used to decipher the unknown and inform the present.

Discoveries are documented through fountain-pen black, charcoal, sepia ink and colored chalks.

With a deep respect for skills and materials, Making is organized and curated to captivate the eye and invite the audience to enjoy the inventive process of making, building, coloring, collaging, stitching and styling. Colors are inspired by a rich auburn, caramel and brown glow, with highlights of hot orange, red and turquoise.

In The Essence, contemporary warm tones are restrained, pasteurized and processed, homogeneous and emulsifying; while, at the same time, compactness is expressed through solid, uncontaminated uniform colors.

No Limits combines heightened and voluptuous colors to create a beguiling ambience with a dramatic cacophony of color that evokes an atmosphere full of vivid richness and blissful excess.

Voyage is a journey through nature, through yellow spaces, where mustard shades mixed with green and turquoise reveal an absence of time and space.

From Beyond delves into a world of violet, red, lilac and burned brown hues, where the colors interweave and blend continuously in complex fluxes. Dark colored textures appear as signs of ancient laser cuts.

In Breakthrough, greens and blues emerge from depths of ghostly, futuristic and unfathomable landscapes. This is a future that comes from the past—an extraordinarily complex future that is interconnected, heterogeneous and attempts to be dynamically adaptable to all scenarios.

“To discover means to be courageous,” said Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute. "By exploring these calm and conservative or deliberately quirky color combinations, we inspire a whole new mode of color expression, one that will successfully pep up consumer interest on the selling floor. Our sense of color is changing. How we edit and curate color is to discover a new way of using and applying it to product. These fresh new color combinations speak to the consumer’s desire for the more unusual and unexpected.”

Published bi-annually, 18 to 24 months in advance of the season, the PANTONE VIEW Color Planner is produced by a team from all over the world with expertise in different disciplines. It’s $750 and can be purchased online or from PANTONE distributors nationwide.

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