TOUCHES OF LIVING CORAL AT HOME // PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2019

Another year is almost over, and it is time for Pantone to announce the colour of the year 2019: PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral. This animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone energizes and enlivens with a softer edge, and is in my mind a great way to add subtle colour in a Nordic style home. The colour has quite a few hues, so perfect for mixing and matching.

Every year since I started the blog I have been sharing my selection of Scandinavian design in the selected colour. Here is a selection of items to inspire anyone wanting to add touches of Living Coral to their home. What do you think? Will you be incorporating it into your interior?

1: ROWAN PENDANT LAMP BY EBB&FLOW
2: CHOPPING BOARD BY HAY
3: EDGE CUSHION BY NORMANN COPENHAGEN
4: GABRIEL CUSHION BY BROSTE COPENHAGEN
5: HAMMERSHØI CAN BY KÄHLER
6: MOIRE KELIM RUG BY HAY
7: TIMEWISE VLOCK FROM BY ON
8: FAVOURITE CUP LOVE BY DESIGNLETTERS
9: KOKO MUG BY ARABIA
10: VISU LOUNGE CHAIR BY MUUTO
11: GRASSHOPPER FLOOR LAMP BY GUBI

Bonus: check out the gorgeous coral wallpaper from Ferm Living. Dreamy!

“Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.

In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.

Representing the fusion of modern life, PANTONE Living Coral is a nurturing color that appears in our natural surroundings and at the same time, displays a lively presence within social media.” – Pantone

Have a look in the archive:
POP OF ULTRA VIOLET AT HOME // Pantone colour of the year 2018
ADDING GREENERY TO YOUR HOME // Pantone colour of the year 2017
ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY AT HOME // Pantone colour of the year 2016

Ingrid Opstad

That Scandinavian feeling is a blog by Ingrid Opstad, a Norwegian journalist living in Italy. Ingrid wants her blog to represent the feeling of coziness and calm with a Nordic simplistic, minimalistic style. The blog is intended to share her knowledge and love for Scandinavia; touching upon everything from interiors, design, lifestyle, travel to hygge. A place where you can get inspired to find that Scandinavian feeling yourself, no matter where in the world you are.

December 4, 2018

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