It’s time to celebrate the brightness of the season with the Color of the Year 2012- Tangerine Tango (Pantone 17-1463).

Color of the Year 2012- Tangerine Tango

Last year it was Honeysuckle, the Color of the Year 2011,that turned everything around with its impact on our spaces and décor, and now it is this vivacious and enticing color Tangerine Tango which has been announced as the color of the year 2012 by the biggest color authority in the world, Pantone, which also happens to be the provider of the professional color standards for the design industries worldwide.

Forecast Courtesy: Pantone

The 2011 color of the year, PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle, encouraged us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor. Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward. Over the past several years, orange has grown in popularity and acceptance among designers and consumers alike. A provocative attention-getter, Tangerine Tango is especially appealing in men’s and women’s fashion.

“Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.”

Pantone’s Tip: Tangerine Tango for Interiors and More

Energize interior spaces with Tangerine Tango patterned home accessories. Pillows, bedspreads and tabletop accessories in this high-impact hue add spice to any room. Or incorporate Tangerine Tango appliances and personal electronics for an unexpected pop of color. Looking for an inexpensive way to perk up your home? Paint a wall in Tangerine Tango for a dynamic burst of energy in the kitchen, entryway or hallway.

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