Archive | December 7, 2012

Color of the Year 2013

emerald green goatskin console "bracelet" table in the style of Karl Springer

It’s official! It’s Emerald, the color of money – just in time.

Back many years ago, when I was a food writer at the Chicago Tribune and later at Newsday, I would produce the annual “in and out” list. I loved doing that 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 quite a different matter on a couch. That’s why the annual naming of “the” new color by the Pantone folks can be exciting or, like last year (Tangerine Tango) merely amusing.… Continue Reading