Pantone's Color Of The Year 2019 Has An Important Meaning Behind It

Following 2018\'s regal and dramatic Ultra Violet, Pantone\'s Color of the Year 2019 is Living Coral, an \"animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone\".A decidedly more natural color than last year\'s choice, you\'d be correct in guessing that the all-pervasive and pressing environmental conversation that\'s taken place over the past year has played a big part in the Pantone Color Institute\'s decision.\"We get energy from nature,\" a statement from Pantone reads. \"Just as coral reefs are a source of sustenance and shelter to sea life, vibrant yet mellow Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.\"Courtesy of Pantone.While the color is a poignant reminder of the damage inflicted by global warming on the Great Barrier Reef – earlier this year, scientists reported that 30% of the reef\'s coral was bleached and died during a \"catastrophic\" nine-month marine heatwave in 2016 – Living Coral