Pantone Color of the Year, 2010 -Turquoise

In case you were wondering, the color gods came down from on high and told us what our favorite color will be this year- Turquoise, Pantone 15-5519. From the press release:

“In many cultures, Turquoise occupies a very special position in the world of color,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “It is believed to be a protective talisman, a color of deep compassion and healing, and a color of faith and truth, inspired by water and sky. Through years of color word-association studies, we also find that Turquoise represents an escape to many – taking them to a tropical paradise that is pleasant and inviting, even if only a fantasy.”

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