Awards & Engraving

February '19

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28 • A&E FEBRUARY 2019 E ve n i f yo u a re s t i l l waiting for the tulips to bloom, Pantone's spring color palette can breathe a bit of pep into your product sales. Pantone LLC is the global authority on color and color standards for the design indus- tries. It has announced the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer 2019 edition, which consists of 12 colors plus four classic neutral hues that you can expect to see in all forms. These colors will go from clothing on the fashion runway to home décor wall paint and even down to small gift items, such as trendy keychain designs. Pantone uses words like Jennifer Foy has over 15 years of experience using Adobe Photoshop. She has received a Master's degree in Design and Advertising from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communica- tions from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Her years of teaching experience include numerous software and design classes in Adobe Illus- trator, Photoshop and InDesign for colleges in Atlanta, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky. Jennifer is currently working as the Creative Director and Universal Woods with the Unisub and ChromaLuxe brands. Jennifer can be reached by email at Pantone Spring/Summer 2019 Palette Report Here, you can see the color names, PMS numbers, and formulas for CMYK (print), RGB (dye- sublimation), and the Hexi-decimal (web use) for the Spring/Summer 2019 Color Palette. ALL IMAGES COURTESY JENNIFER FOY BREATHE A BIT OF PEP INTO YOUR PRODUCT SALES By Jennifer Foy "joyful," "vibrant," "empowering," and "playful" to describe this new palette. "The mindset for spring/ summer 2019 underscores our desire for color that transcends seasonality and brings together high fashion and street style," says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. "Vibrant without being overpowering, highlighted shades for both men's and women's fashion illustrate our desire for authenticity and our continued need for creativity and relatable, accessible design." Typically, there are 10 colors including the Color of the Year (COY); however, this year Pan- tone put 11 colors into the pal- ette, COY, and a small palette of neutrals. The Color of the Year for 2019 is Living Coral. SPRING 2019 PALETTE In the image below, you can see the color names, PMS numbers, and formulas for CMYK (print), RGB (dye- sublimation), and the Hexi- decimal (web use). Here, we'll go over a descriptor of all the colors to help better under- stand the shades and tones chosen. I'll also suggest color pairings to give you some ideas on how to put these together in your designs and on products. Living Coral, PMS #16-1546 – Color of the Year Pantone says this about the 2019 COY: "Living Coral is an affable and animating shade whose gold undertone gives it a softer edge." You'll notice it everywhere now that you know about it! Pepper Stem, PMS #17-0542 A light green shade that's got a hint of bright to it while not

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