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Pantone Color of the Year

17-1463 IIII-||| TANGERINE TANGO 2012 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR "Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it," said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute¬ļ. ‚ÄúReminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tanger- ine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendli- ness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy." PREVIOUS COLORS 2012 Tangerine Tango, sophisticated and dramatic OF THE YEAR 2011 Honeysuckle, novel, confident, spry 2010 Turquoise, tropical escape 2009 Mimosa, optimistic and nurturing 2008 Blue Iris, neither blue nor purple 2007 Chili Pepper, bold, sophisticated red 2006 Sand Dollar, neutral and natural 2005 Blue Turquoise, gentler than true Turquoise 2004 Tigerlily, exotic yet hip 2003 Aqua Sky, calming and cool 2002 True Red, patriotic, deep red 2001 Fuchsia Rose, appeals to the feminine side 2000 Cerulean Blue, restful, peaceful 1950's 1956 1962 1963 1963 TODAY PANTONE HISTORY Begins as a commercial Herbert runs the ink and printing division at a Herbert introduces the color Pitched his idea to the Lawrence From small Herbert hired company to country's global business, largest ink Pantone LLC is manufactur- the preeminent authority on color, color systems and technology in an array of industries. printing as a part-time business. employee. Uses his profit while the knowledge in chemistry to systematize the company's stock of pigments and production of colored inks. matching system: Pantone ers, and in less Matching System. commercial- display division is than 2 weeks sold licensing opportunities to twenty companies. $50,000 in debt. TANGERINE TANGO GOE System 20-1-5C PLUS Series FASHION + HOME 7625C (Closest Match) 17-1463 TCX or 17-1463 TPX CAN BE FOUND IN PLUS Series CMYK RGB for TPX THE FOLLOWING Plastics PQ-17-1463TCX CMYK: 0, 82, 80, 0 RGB:226, 73, 47 COLOR SYSTEMS Plus Series RGB RGB for TCX RGB: 225, 82, 61 RGB:221, 65, 36 15-4020 17-2031 15-5519, 18-2120 { 19-1664 14-4811 17-1456 15-5217 13-1106 19-1557 18-3943 14-0848 Created by 9

Pantone Color of the Year

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Since 2000, in a commitment to encapsulate the approaching year's spirit and essence, Pantone releases their prized Color of the Year. Setting the standard for all things color, Pantone's annual hue g...


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