Archive | December 7, 2012

Color of the Year 2013

cottage dining room with color of the year 2013 emerald green on white tablecloth - house to home via Atticmag

It’s official! Emerald, the color of money, is the color of the year 2013.

Years ago, when I was writing about food for the Chicago Tribune, and later at Newsday, I would produce the annual “in and out” list. I loved doing that trend story because it was easy to see how things had changed thoughout the year. But unlike the world of fashion and restaurants, home décor trends move very slowly. You can be crazy for a color on a piece of clothing but it’s a different matter on a couch. That’s why the annual naming of Pantone annual color of the year can be exciting or, like last year’s awful Tangerine Tango, merely amusing.… Continue Reading