Color of the year 2015
Posted on January 8, 2015
A naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls.
Pantone for year 2015 has indicate Marsala as a color of the year, “robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls”.
Name of this color, naturally, come from the Marsala vine that was traditionally served between first and second courses, but now days it’s mostly used for cooking to enrich the taste and color of the dish. Marsala has unique taste and if you are keen for Marsala chicken you just need to find a good bottle of Marsala vine to enjoy it, there is no substitution that will provide you same plasure.
Pantone’s selection indeed respond to the fluid of the previous year going into more calm and grounded color, such as Marsala. For those with unique taste, balanced and keen for to worm days, Marsala is excellent choice for spring and autumn, and should be let aside during hot summer days.
The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors. Thanks to dramatic and at the same time grounding appearing add elegance to any room by incorporating this rich and welcoming hue in accent pieces, accessories and paint. Marsala’s plush characteristics are enhanced when the color is applied to textured surfaces, making it an ideal choice for rugs and upholstered living room furniture
This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors. Marsala is very versatile color as well, that appeal equally to men or women, quite stirring for apparel and accessories. As its flattering against many skin tones Marsala is great go-to color for beauty, providing enormous highlight for the cheek, and a captivating pop of color for nails, shadows lips and hair. An earthy shade with a bit of sophistication, texture is the story in print and packaging. A matte finish highlights Marsala’s organic nature while adding sheen conveys a completely different message of glamour and luxury.
“Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth”, words are of Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director of Pantone Color Institute