Decorating With Pantone’s Color of the Year

At the end of 2017 Pantone Color Institute, the foremost authority in color consultation, announced the 2018 Color of the Year, Ultraviolet.

“A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” – Pantone Color Institute

The Pantone Color of the Year sets the trend for color direction for the year ahead, informing everything from color in brand identity, product development, to the use of color in runway fashion and home decor. As 2018 continues to progress store will be filled with a bevy of Ulta Violet furniture, fabric and accessories.

Ultra Violet is a bold, mysterious, and regal shade. There are many ways to incorporate this hue into your design personal design style. We put together a round up of some of our favorite Ultraviolet Decor Pieces to style your home in the latest trend.

Vintage Moroccan Wool Rug- ABC Carpet & Home

An accent rug is a great way to add a warmth, sophistication and pop of color to your space. The rich hue easily provides a sense of stylish drama with minimal effort. We love the flexibility of area rugs, when style changes, simply roll up the rug and switch it out for the newest design trend. For added drama consider painting your walls dark for a sense of mystery and intrigue similar to the inspiration photo below.

Photo: Interiors Online

Zoe Global Bazaar Light- Kathy Kuo Home

We love the power of statement pieces to set the tone of the room. Statement pieces instantly announces your personal design style and this chandelier does not disappoint. There is a classic elegance to traditional chandeliers, mixing in the Color of The Year adds a modern touch to an old classic. This is great when mixing design styles or when adding a touch of femininity to masculine color palettes. Everything old is new again!

Photo Elle Decor

Dip Milky Purple Old Fashioned Glass- CB2

Sometimes we want to be stylish but we want it be affordable, practical and useful. We love these drinking glasses from CB2. At $5.95 they are an absolute bargain and are great for entertaining in style. You can never have too many cups! We love the ease of this color which will seamlessly transfer across all season making these glasses your best best for year round stylish entertaining.

Hollywood Sofa Daybed – Layla Grace

Photo: Refinery29

If you are in the market for furniture in 2018 then this daybed is perfect for your Ultra Violet dreams. The tufted construction paired with the regal hue gives an added sense of refined luxury perfectly suited for Hollywood Regency design styles. The daybed is sized for a twin size mattress, ideal for kids rooms, and guest areas. Love the look but not sold on the color? Fear not, other fabric options are available. We love the idea of pairing a tufted sofa against a paneled wall as in the inspiration image above. Add decorative pillows in a contrasting colors to add layers to the space and further enhance your design style.

Geometric Purple Hued Wall Mirror

Cue the glitz and glamour! This Ultra Violet product find puts you in the spotlight! We love the raised geometric frame, a modern take and deviation from traditional mirror frames. Mirrors are great way to add depth to a room, making small spaces appear larger. Often times mirror can be so cookie cutter. This mirror is unique, stylish and sure to impress. You would be hard-pressed to find a similar look among your friends! Great for the chic and stylish that showcase individuality and one of a kind style.

The start of a New Year is an ideal time to embrace new styles. Be bold, try something different. Take risks. Own your personal design stye like never before! Until Next Time! -D