Introducing Marsala, the Pantone Color of the Year!

First, what is Pantone?  “Pantone is the world-renowned authority on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries”…

 

So what makes a color, the color of the year?  From Pantone’s Press Release-

"Marsala was a hit on the Spring 2015 runways",

"Marsala is an incredibly versatile color for beauty",

"Complex and full-bodies without overpowering, Marsala provides a unifying element for interior spaces."

Second, when I hear the word Marsala, I think of Chicken Marsala made with Marsala wine .. don’t you?  Full of chicken and mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce, it's making my mouth water!

Third, you never know when this question might be on Jeopardy -

 Alex Trebek -  "Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year"
You - "What is Marsala" ?? 

You are correct!!

You can add this new Pantone color for 2015 to your home pairing it with neutrals, especially gray.  A wide range of accents work well with Marsala, navy, sage green, eggplants and golds.  Are you ready to add a little “Marsala” to your home this year and have a beautiful home full of rich warm colors?