New 2018 Pantone Color of the Year

New 2018 Pantone Color of the Year

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute selects a “Color of the Year.” And this year’s choice has been announced! If you’re looking to add color to your home, you might consider this year’s trending color, which you’re sure to see all over the place very soon. At Shutter Guy here in Charleston, we’ll be happy to give you some tips on how to apply a little-or a lot-color to your home. Speak with one of our representatives today.

This Year’s Color of the Year

Pantone Ultra Violet 18-3838 is a reflection of a new beginning. It follows 2017’s “Greenery,” which had an earthy feel. Ultra Violet opens the mind to what lies ahead and beyond. Long a symbol of unconventionality, counterculture icons such as Prince and Jimi Hendrix boldly brought to the forefront purples as a personal expression of their individuality. Traditionally, Ultra Violet has been considered a mystical or spiritual color. You will see the purple-toned hue in communities that inspire connection, such as meditation spaces and other gathering places.

More About Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet leans more toward the blue end of the spectrum than red. While there are still enough red undertones to add passion, it is the touch of periwinkle that makes the coolness of the color prevail. Perfect for days or evenings, you will see Ultra Violet in everything from sneakers to eyewear.

Where to Use It in Your Home

If you like Ultra Violet, consider adding it to your walls, furniture, or bedding. Or, if you would like to see it at your windows, check out what Hunter Douglas offers in Ultra Violet tones:

Finding Trending Colors in the Charleston SC Area

The window treatment professionals at the Shutter Guy are trained to assist you in the selection of the right treatment for YOUR windows! Our knowledgeable and experienced staff knows how to ask the right questions to ensure your new window treatments exceed your expectations. We service Charleston, SC and surrounding areas including, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, Mt Pleasant, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Awendah, Goose Creek, and the “Low Country.”

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