Each year Pantone chooses a singular color that marks the beginning of a lifestyle tend for design, art, fashion, beauty, interior/exterior décor and numerous other areas of commerce.

When the highly anticipated 2019 Pantone Color of the Year was announced, it was slated to be illustrative of oceanic coral reefs. Connecting color to an object increases the ability of a person to make a color association, even though, the color of coral reefs vary and there are numerous shades of the color coral.

Wondering if you should buy new clothing or redecorate your home with this color? Before you splurge on new items or make significant commitments, learn more about the Pantone choice and ascertain if the color coral is the optimal color for you.

Pantone’s Color Of The Year

Pantone is an important stakeholder in the color industry. The company is known for the Pantone Matching System (PMS), a color matching tool used to create, select or replicate colors. Color-oriented industries like fashion, cosmetics, and interior design rely on the Pantone Matching System to create images, designs and products.

But what exactly does the Color of the Year recognition mean and why does this decision bear heavy influence on trends throughout the year?

Pantone selected the first Color of the Year in 2000 as a trend forecast, but, the decision has since evolved into an expression and metaphor of culture and attitude in the current global society.

For example, the 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, encourages individuals to be more conscious of nature and the outdoors and to embrace revival, restoration and renewal. The 2018 Color of the Year, Ultra Violet, symbolizes individuality and suggests creativity, discovery and exploration.

Living Coral is suggested to be dynamic, carefree and representative of the human desire for authentic, intimate experiences in a world dominated by social media and ever-evolving technologies.

Which C Color Spectrum Is The Color Coral Categorized?

The Pantone Color of the Year speaks to society as a whole, but how do you know if coral is a color that will benefit you?

The C Color App is a color analysis and matching tool that assists you in uncovering your genetic color preferences. By taking the C Color Quiz, you can determine whether coral is an optimal shade for you.

The C Color App has categorized hundreds of thousands of colors into four C Color Spectrums:

Due to the yellow base, coral is a C Color Spectrum 3 color. If you find yourself drawn to coral, you are a C Color Spectrum 3.

Wearing and/or using colors in your C Color Spectrum can enhance your appearance, can boost your mood and can enable you to think with clarity.

To accurately assess your C Color Spectrum, consider taking the C Color Quiz and receiving  a personal color analysis with C Color. The C Color Quiz will determine your C Color Spectrum and the C Color App will identify the colors that are optimal for you in all areas of your life.

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How To Wear Or Decorate With Living Coral

If the color coral is in your C Color Spectrum, consider incorporating the color in your wardrobe, home and everyday life. Check out these ideas for inspiration.

Coral-colored accessories, like statement earrings or a clutch, are a great way to update your style and can be worn for years, if not your entire lifetime.

Woman wearing living coral necklace.

Living coral high heel shoes

If you live an active lifestyle, coral-colored athletic wear can assist in motivating you to tackle your health and fitness goals.

Living Coral Athletic Wear

Coral comes across naturally in beauty products, especially with lip color, eye shadow and  blush. Creating a cosmetic palette with coral colored products will enhance your appearance.

Living Coral Makeup

You can also add coral touches to your living space by exchanging pillows, throws or rugs with Living Coral-inspired pieces.  A coral-colored accent chair can brighten and energize a room.

Living Room Living Coral Accessories

Hosting a party or planning a wedding or special gathering? The vibrant aesthetic of coral may be the perfect touch to add to your event décor.

Couple at party wearing living coral.

Discover Your True Color Preferences With C Color

The Pantone Color of the Year selections champion trends in fashion, beauty, art and design and encourage individuals to express themselves in meaningful ways.

Coral may be an optimal color for you, but, may not be an ideal color for everyone. Fortunately, the C Color App can assist you in making color decisions that accommodate your genetic preferences.

The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year is “Classic Blue” and that particular hue is within the C Color Spectrum 4 category, unlike the color from last year “Living Coral” that is within the C Color Spectrum 3 category.

The above is a perfect example of the fact, that color trends may or may not suit your innate/DNA color preferences. Fortunately, there are millions of colors of blue and C Color Spectrums 1, 2, 3, and 4 contain blue hues.

If “Classic Blue” is not an optimal color for you, a color of blue from your C Color Spectrum can be utilized.

On the other hand, the color coral is only categorize in C Color Spectrum 3.

The colors of terra cotta and burnt orange are categorized in C Color Spectrum 4.

C Color Spectrums 1 and 2 find any color of orange unappealing.

By determining your C Color Spectrum and incorporating those colors into your life, you can improve your appearance, health and well-being.

Simply take the C Color Quiz, receive your C Color Spectrum and utilize the C Color App to identify whether an item is the optimal color for you.

C Color enriches your understanding of color. You will be able to rethink your approach toward color-based decisions and save time, effort and thousands of dollars in the short and long run.

Prepared to discover your C Color Spectrum?

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