2023 Color of the Year – Viva Magenta
Pantone, a global authority on color, has been selecting a “Color of the Year” for over two decades. The design industry anticipates this annual announcement as do many other industries where color plays a significant role. Pantone Color of the Year is meant to represent the current cultural and social climate, and the chosen color is often a reflection of current trends and moods.
As you may already know, Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2023: Viva Magenta (Pantone 18-2230). Viva Magenta is a bold and vivacious color that can bring a pop of energy and excitement to furniture design. Using the Pantone Color of the Year in office furniture design can be an exciting way to create a modern and inspiring workspace.
Incorporating Color of the Year in Your Office
Incorporating the Pantone Color of the Year into office furniture design can help create a modern and on-trend workspace. Here are some ways to use the Pantone Color of the Year in office furniture design:
First, Consider Seating: Adding chairs or sofas in the Pantone Color of the Year can provide a pop of color and create a focal point in the office. Consider using this color on lounge chairs, accent chairs, or bar stools.
You may also want to take time to update your Employee’s Task Chairs.
Second, Don’t Overlook Storage: Storage solutions such as file cabinets or bookshelves can be painted or upholstered in the Pantone Color of the Year. This will make them more visually appealing while adding a practical use.
Third, Surprise & Delight with Accents: The Pantone Color of the Year can be used as an accent throughout the office by incorporating it in small ways such as throw pillows, rugs, lamps, or artwork.
Fourth, Look to Walls & Wallpaper: One way to incorporate the Pantone Color of the Year is to paint an accent wall in the office or to use wallpaper in the same shade. This approach will add a bold statement to the office space.
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Create a Warm & Welcoming Workplace
When using the Pantone Color of the Year in office furniture design, it is important to remember to balance it with other neutral colors and textures. This will make the color pop and create a modern and tasteful workspace. The Pantone Color of the Year is an opportunity to add a fresh and lively vibe to any office furniture design, which in turn can improve employee motivation and productivity.
Colors of the Past Decade
As we think about this year’s color, we also thought we would reflect on past years. Take a look at the last decade in colors:
2021: Ultimate Gray (17-5104) AND Illuminating (13-0647)
2016: Rose Quartz (13-520) AND Serenity (15-3919)
2014: Radiant Orchid (18-3224)
The Colors You Need
Looking to incorporate the color of the year (or any color) into your office space? Our Interiors by BE team can help you envision and achieve the style you are looking for!