PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2022 REVEALED
Very Peri — Pantone 17-3938 — was introduced to the world at an immersive digital event Wednesday night December 8th at the NYC Artechouse.
WHAT IS VERY PERI?
Pantone says that Very Peri is a brand new color that represents the marriage of colors existing in nature, the physical world, and the digital world.
'VERY PERI' COLOR REPRESENTS INVENTIVENESS AND CREATIVITY!
Leatrice Eiseman of the PANTONE Color Institute said, “The PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri selection brings a new perspective and vision to the trusted and beloved blue color family. Very Peri displays a lively, cheerful demeanor and dynamic stance that encourages creativity and creative expression.”
A BLUE THAT INSPIRES CALM BUT IS ENLIVENED BY A VIOLET-RED UNDERTONE!
Very Peri is a dynamic periwinkle blue hue and a vibrant violet red undertone. The color is merging the fidelity and persistence of blue with the vitality and thrill of red. Leatrice Eiseman, the Institute's executive director, says that when you add red to blue, you get a sense of happiness and this is unusual for the color blue. This makes Very Peri the happiest and warmest of all blue shades.
WHY PANTONE CREATED A BRAND NEW COLOR FOR 2022 COLOR OF THE YEAR?
Rather than diving into its pre-existing archieve, Pantone, the global color authority, preferred to invent a whole new shade for the first time ever, and created Very Peri. The Institute states that this newly created color is a symbol of the radical changes taking place in the world over the past two years. Coming out of a long period of isolation, Very Peri represents the transformative times we live in, when our understanding of daily life changes, our physical and digital lives become more intertwined. We have a very new vision of the world now.
THE CONNECTION BETWEEN VERY PERI AND THE DIGITAL WORLD!
Technology is a dynamic process. Therefore, the color of future must also be dynamic to recall the shiny touch screens of the digital world and the creative possibilities of the future.
In our world of today, inventiveness and personal creativity is being expressed and established in a whole new way. The virtual world that surronds us expanded even more with the appearence of Metaverse, Vr gaming, esports, digital fashion, cyrptocurrency and NFTs.
We are living on our computers, on our phones. What is happening is that we have become more comfortable with colors we’ve seen in digital screens. Blue is the color most allied with technology and futuristic visiual culture. So Very Peri shouldn't be a surprise in an environment where we are seamlessly criss crossing our real lifes with the digital world.
HOW DO WE ADAPT VERY PERI TO OUR HOMES?
Very Peri can be described as a pop of color. Combining it with a range of materials, textures and finishes can bring some shine in your home. As you can use it in your accessories, you can act a little more boldly and make an accent wall with Very Peri or you can paint your ceiling to add some depth.
Very Peri is a reflection from nature. It can find its traces in natural materials like marble. It is possible to see the vibrant color of Very Peri in the veins of some white marbles such as Lilac and Akasya.
VERY PERI EXTENDS IN FASHION INDUSTRY!
It has been a couple of days since it is revealed but some celebrities was already wearing Pantone Color of 2022 even before its debut. Also this year Very Peri appeared in fashion shows where different collections of famous brands were exhibited.