In December many paint and color-related brands announce their color of the year for the upcoming year. While there are a lot of colors announced, there is one color that takes center stage- The color announced by Pantone.
If you didn’t know, Pantone is a big name in the color space. It revolutionized the standardization of colors, helping a lot of industries in the process. Since 2000 they have been announcing The Color of the Year every year. Every color is a trendsetter, and brands rush to make the most of the announced color. This has led to Pantone’s Color of the Year becoming a cultural phenomenon.
The Color of the Year
PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz, this is the Pantone color of the year for 2024. Its hex code is #ffbe98. It is a gentle and all-embracing tone that mirrors our desire to nurture. Here’s what Leatrice Eiseman the executive director of Pantone Color Institute has to say about 2024’s color of the year-
In seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection, we chose a color radiant with warmth and modern elegance. A shade that resonates with compassion, offers a tactile embrace and effortlessly bridges the youthful with the timeless.
It was chosen by color experts from across the globe working at the Pantone Color Institute. Months of forecasting, trend analysis, and researching new color influences from across a multitude of Industries and cultures went into choosing the color of the year.
Recommended Color Palettes
Pantone has curated 5 color palettes to go with Peach Fuzz.
This a palette for those with refined tastes.
Striking shades that create engaging combinations.
These contrasting shades form harmonious combinations.
Feel the flooding warmth with these monochromatic shades of Peach.
Coupling colors from blue, green, pink, and orange.
Integrating Peach Fuzz into Your Decor
With Peach Fuzz being a warm tone, you have plenty of options to play around with. It creates a welcoming ambiance wherever it is used.
If you are considering a makeover for your walls, Peach Fuzz is a good choice. It serves well as both an accent and primary wall color. You can balance Peach Puzz with a neutral color from one of the palettes above.
It is a good idea to paint your old bookshelves or dressers with this color to give your classic furniture a contemporary twist.
If you don’t want to change a lot then, painting might seem like a bit too much. This is where doing minor tweaks to your furniture can turn out to be a game-changer. You can swap out your throws and pillow covers with Peach Fuzz replacements. If you want to go further you can get Peach Fuzz upholstering for some furniture.
Curtains, carpets, rugs, lampshades, tablecloths, lighting, and artwork look great in Peach too. You can change these out without having to break your bank. If you want to take this to the next level you can get houseplants that have peach blooms to incorporate nature into your design.
Peach Fuzz is a versatile color, experiment with it to find what works best for you and your home. You can create an eye-catching space with the help of those five palettes listed above, but there are many other good combinations outside of those too, so don’t just limit yourself to them and explore to find the best of the color space.
Most importantly, forcing yourself to use this color just because it is the color of the year, makes no sense, it is plain stupid. Your home is truly yours if you love it and if it has its own personality, use the colors you love to create a space you will love.