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Every year, colour specialist Pantone announces its ‘Colour of the Year’.  

It’s a colour that its team of experts selects as the most popular of the year, and many designers, painters and decorators will wait in anticipation of this announcement so they can utilise the colour in their own work. 

The colour is normally representative of the year, and it takes a lot of thoughtful consideration to decide which colour will achieve ‘Colour of the Year’ status. 

One painting and decorating company that always pays attention to the colour of the year and all the latest design trends is Scott Anson Painters and Decorators Ltd. 

How Does Pantone Choose Its Colour of The Year? 

Pantone has created its own colour system which provides a universal language of colour that can be used by anyone. More than 10 million designers and producers around the world use Pantone’s colour system in their work, from painters to fashion designers. 

The Pantone Colour of The Year is meant to reflect what’s going on in global culture and express the thoughts and feelings of the masses. 

Colour is extremely important and can create associations, expectations and memories – all things that the Colour of the Year is supposed to be indicative of. 

What Is the Pantone Colour of The Year For 2022? 

Pantone recently announced that its chosen colour of the year for 2022 is PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri. This a brand-new colour that is supposed to show courage, inventiveness and creativity. 

The bright purple hue shows a carefree confidence and is representative of the changing times that we’re all going through following the pandemic. We’re coming out of a time of isolation and rules, and this new colour is supposed convey the opposite by symbolising feelings of freedom.  

How To Use Very Peri in Your Own Home? 

If you want to embrace the carefree spirit of PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri, it’s very easy to incorporate the colour into your home. 

If you’ve been thinking about giving your home a fresh lick of paint, consider doing it with this lively purple shade that will instil feelings of creativity and confidence. 

Alternatively, if you don’t want something as extreme, you could incorporate the colour using accessories like a new rug, ornaments, artwork or furniture to add a pop of purple to even the most minimal of spaces.