Pantone Colour Of The Year 2018 – Ultra Violet
Each year a new colour dominates the design world and that’s all thanks to the power of Pantone and their chosen colour of the year; where Pantone lead, designers across all industries from fashion to interiors follow. For 2018, Pantone’s colour of the year is a striking shade of purple named Ultra Violet so get set to embrace Pantone 18-3838 (its official colour code) – we promise you’ll be seeing it everywhere!
Why Ultra Violet?
The authority on colour, Pantone’s selection is about so much more than setting seasonal trends. Since announcing their first colour of the year back in 2000, the experts who make this all important decision take note of what the world needs, and for 2018, their purpose is to inspire each of us to invent and imagine.
Pantone describe Ultra Violet as ‘a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade’ and it certainly creates a captivating feeling with its mysterious and enigmatic tones. It feels a little bit futuristic too and Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone states ‘Intuitive Ultra Violet lights the way for what is yet to come.’
How to use the colour
From paint and prints, to fabric and furniture, the influence of Pantone’s colour of the year is apparent across all aspects of design. Here at Versital it’s no exception; our exciting range of 100% waterproof surfaces will effortlessly incorporate the trending tones of Ultra Violet into your space.
Surfaces inspired by Pantone for Home Interiors
If you’re decorating at home, adding one of our handmade surfaces as a vanity top or shower panel will look smart, sophisticated and bring the inviting allure of a hotel suite to your own bathroom. Try the understated and luxurious marble effect of Perlato Penthouse for a subtle nod to the trend.
If you’re designing for a commercial space, opt for our unique made-to-order surfaces as bar or table tops. In a wide range of finishes they’re perfect for bars and restaurants, or as decorative panels in salons and hotels. For instant interior impact, choose Penthouse or Shiraz, both of which have been inspired by Pantone’s colour of the year.