Pantone is the provider of professional color standards for the design industries. As the global color authority, they conduct a trend analysis across various fields of design, including industrial design, home furnishings and fashion. They also look at trends that best describe the current mood of society.

As we prepare to bid adieu to 2016, Pantone has bestowed upon us its color for 2017. It’s an eye-catching color that was described by the Pantone team as calming, fresh, revitalizing shade – Greenery.

Pantone’s color of the year for 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity, expressed the need for harmony in a chaotic world. This year, however, they chose a color that is symbolic of new beginnings. It’s seems as if we’ve become a bit more optimistic since last year, and we’re welcoming this bold hue with open arms.

According the color gurus at Pantone, Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that is illustrative of the lushness of the great outdoors and the flourishing foliage. It evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive. It signals individuals to take a deep breath, reinvigorate and oxygenate. Even though winter is in the air, spring is on Pantone’s mind.

Revitalize your home with this vibrant color

If you are planning to work on some home improvement projects next year, you might want to incorporate Greenery into your home interior. It will not only help you stay on trend, it will also help you create a space that is both refreshing and revitalizing.

Painting is one of the easiest ways to incorporate greenery into your home. Add pops of this color around your home by painting an accent wall, the door or ceiling. This adds vibrancy to the room, keeping it from looking cold or sterile.

Greenery works well with other colors that speak of nature and the environment. Bring nature inside your home by buying furniture or accessories in this bold hue. This energizing color works well when paired with hardwood or bamboo floorings. It lends an outdoorsy quality to interior spaces, giving the room a nice organic vibe.