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Pantone Colour of the Year

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Pantone Colour of the Year

What are your thoughts on Pantone’s 2015 colour choice of the year?

Marsala as described by Pantone is a ‘subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth.’ The colour derived from Marsala wine is an earthy and robust shade, which works well with neutrals. Paired with cool greys and warmer taupes it will allow the true beauty of Marsala to shine through. Pantone recommends using the shade within accent pieces, accessories and paint. The full bodied colour works well within textured surfaces, such as carpets and upholstery.

If you are feeling daring this year why not take a look at our carpet ranges matched to Pantones 2015 colour of the year.

Options 288 in Carmine is made with a blend of wool and polypropylene combining the durability of modern fibres with all the resilience and softness of wool. This particular shade would work beautifully in a hall due to its hard wearing nature and darker colour palette.

Dolce in Boardeaux is a 100% bleach cleanable carpet and is the perfect no-fuss stain resistant carpet for today's busy and active lifestyles. This particular shade is ideal for the stairs due to its slightly flecked appearance.

Athena Saxony in Aubergine is a sumptuously-soft Saxony carpet ideal for the bedroom due to its luxuriously soft fibres. This particular shade will provide a warm inviting space in your home.

The Carpet Showroom offers a variety of carpets, vinyls, engineered wood and luxury vinyl tile suited to diverse and traditional tastes. Take a look at our website and if you would like see more samples, book a free home consultation and relax in the comfort of your own home whilst our consultants do the hard work.

If you would like to look more at Pantones previous winning colours, the list below looks at every shade from 2004. What is your favourite?

Previous Pantone Winners

PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid (2014)

PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald (2013)

PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango (2012)

PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle (2011)

PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise (2010)

PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa (2009)

PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris (2008)

PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper (2007)

PANTONE 13-1106 Sand Dollar (2006)

PANTONE 15-5217 Blue Turquoise (2005)

PANTONE 17-1456 Tigerlily (2004)

What was your favourite colour of the year? The Carpet Showroom personally loved 2014’s Radiant Orchard which was a refreshing and tranquil hue. If you would like to share your favourite pantone shade of the year please check out our Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus pages.

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