Pantone Unveils 2012 Color Inspiration and Direction for the Home Furnishings and Interior Design Industries
PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 Defines Nine Directional Color Palettes that Twist, Turn and Trend
CHICAGO, International Home & Housewares Show 2011, PANTONE ColorWatch Display (Lakeside Lobby Level 3) – March 7, 2011 – Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company (NASDAQ: XRIT) and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced PANTONE® VIEW home + interiors 2012, a trend forecast containing the nine most directional color palettes for home furnishings and interior design in 2012.
“PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 is the road map to color for 2012, which is filled with interesting new directions,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Some paths lead to exhilarating tones that encourage the prospective buyer to forge ahead into adventures with novel color combinations, while others invite them to stop for a moment, take a deep breath, relax and consider the more classic hues in a different kind of mix. The continuing challenge and goal will be in keeping the consumer visually engaged by blending the playful with the practical. To reach that destination, color is the compass.”
PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 is a forecasting book that provides color and trend direction, enabling designers to select the right shades and combinations for home furnishings or interior spaces. PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 contains visual inspiration, suggested color harmonies, individual tear-out palette cards for each of the nine forecasted palettes, swatches of the 73 forecasted colors, and images from the forecast for use in presentations and storyboards. Additionally, PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 includes the PANTONE FASHION + HOME digital color library which enables direct download of all the PANTONE FASHION + HOME palette colors into design software.
The nine palettes for 2012 are: Nonchalance, Subtleties, Resilience, Indigo Effects, Transcending Time, Back to the Fuchsia, Reflections, Nouveau Neon and The Comics.
Pricing and Availability
|PANTONE VIEW inspiration for interiors 2012
||- Individual tear-out palette cards for each of the nine forecasted palettes
|PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012
||All components included in PANTONE VIEW inspiration for interiors 2012, plus:
- Color swatches of all 73 forecasted colors
- CD with imagery from the nine forecasted palettes
- FASHION + HOME digital color library CD
|PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 ID
||All components included in PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012, plus:
- Plastic chip cross reference for each of the 73 forecasted colors
|PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 color kit
||All components included in PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 plus:
- The PANTONE home + interiors color guide
PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012, PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 ID and PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2012 color kit are available immediately at www.pantone.com/viewhome12. PANTONE VIEW inspiration for interiors 2012 can be purchased at www.pantonepaint.com.
Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, has been the world’s color authority for almost 50 years, providing design professionals with products and services for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity. Always a source for color inspiration, Pantone also offers designer-inspired products and services for consumers. More information is available at www.pantone.com.
X-Rite, Incorporated, is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, develops, manufacturers, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. X-Rite’s expertise in inspiring, selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color helps users get color right the first time and every time, which translates to better quality and reduced costs. X-Rite serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical. For further information, please visit www.xrite.com.