If you need a little more color in your luggage selection, one of the Pantone bags from Redland London could be just the trick. Don’t worry: they come in more than just the primary colors.
Pantone, self-declared arbiter of visual light, has defined more colors than you would think imaginable. But with many colors comes a problem: how do you remember the names? This project uses emoji to try and help.
It’s been three years since Pantone, self-declared arbiter of visible light, has declared a new color. But after 36 months of hard toil, the research team has emerged from the lab with the latest addition: Pantone Minion Yellow.
British artist Nick Smith recreates classic paintings from Vincent Van Gogh, Warhol, or Rene Magritte, using Pantone color chips. If you look at it up close—clicking on the expand button— you will only see the color chips, but if you step back—or zoom out—you'll see a pixel-art version of the original paintings.
Like a childhood mood ring you really wanted to believe in but always knew was hogwash, every year Pantone predicts our national mood by highlighting a single shade from its library. This year's choice—the company's 15th annual color of the year—all about "sophisticated, natural earthiness." Or maybe just wine, which…
Pantone's latest series of ads goes the minimalist route of matching iconic character colors to their paints. But, as much as I love Kermit, the tagline stuck out more than the image.
More than two centuries before Pantone divided the visible spectrum into six-digit color codes, a mysterious Dutch artist crafted this extraordinary guide to painting in watercolor. Hundreds of subtly varying colors were mixed by hand for this one-of-a-kind, encyclopedic volume.
Pantone, the self-declared official body in control of the entire visible spectrum, has announced the color of the year for 2014. You're looking at it.
Art nerds will know their complimentary colors, but for the rest of us, food pairings are far more interesting/important. Minneapolis-based graphic designer and illustrator David Schwen, but together this clever little collection of "pantone pairings" as little Instagram art project.
Who cares what color the walls are when there's beer in front of you? That's exactly what the guys between Beertone thought, when they decided to put together a color chart that takes you on a journey through the entire spectrum of beer. Beertone explains:
Pantone, the hoity toity decision council for everything we're allowed to see, has announced the color of the year for 2013: green. Or well fine, emerald. It's unclear what scientific process Pantone goes through to determine what the COTY is (other than complete arbitrariness) but hey, emerald's a nice color.
Olive green, army green, pea green—when you travel, every bag looks the same, and you find yourself with that fear in the pit of your stomach that someone is going to snatch the wrong one (specifically, yours) off the carousel. That's less likely to happen if you have one of these smart, bright suitcases from Pantone…
The words that the English language uses to define human skin tones are imprecise, and doesn't capture the wide range of colors that exist in the human palette. Angélica Dass attempts to catalog human skin tones by identifying individuals with the Pantone Goe System.
To celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne Pantone teamed up with the design firm Leo Burnett London to make this special limited edition Pantone color guide to Her Majesty's colorful wardrobe.
Gimmicky or not, Sharp is not averse to wedging weird and new(ish) technologies into their phones. As such, they've teamed up with Japanese cellphone peddler Softbank to release a phone that not only has a radiation detector, but comes in eight Pantone-certified colors.
So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
Pantone, official arbiter of the visible spectrum, has declared its selection for next year's color—a statement of both insane arbitrariness, and great weight in the world of things. So what'll it be? You're lookin' at it!
As the paragon of pretty paint colors Pantone should really be celebrated all year. Who cares if it's not remotely Christmas yet? These Pantone bulbs are so cool you should go poach a pine tree from the forest right now.