Critical to catching consumer eyes in the coming years will be combining colors in new and unexpected ways, said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute in an assessment for the International Housewares Association.
Pantone Color Institute, the business unit within Pantone that highlights top seasonal runway colors, forecasts global color trends, and advises companies on color for product and brand visual identity, has taken its cue from the environment for the 2019 Color Of The Year: Living Coral.
Meyer Corp. has added a sea salt gray hue to its Rachael Ray porcelain enamel cookware line.
Color, form and finish led the way on day two of the New York Tabletop Market, October 10. As vendors continue to look to satisfy casual living lifestyles, these design elements have evolved and inspired across a range of tableware segments.
Meyer Corp. has added a new oyster gray colorway to its Circulon Elementum cookware collection.
Long known for its broad color palette with its assortment of kitchen electrics, KitchenAid is adding a new shade of coral to its collection.
Le Creuset has debuted the Provence collection, featuring a new purple hue, exclusively with retailer Sur La Table. According to the retail outlet, the color “draws inspiration from the fields of lavender dotting the landscape of southern France.”
Pantone has selected Ultra Violet (Pantone 18-3838) as its Color of the Year for 2018, saying the “dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”
Ginsu Brands is highlighting its collection of cutlery with colored handles for the holiday season.
AmericasMart Atlanta’s next Vignette Gallery will showcase the Pantone Color of the Year for 2018 and the PantoneView Home + Interiors 2018 Color Forecast in its “In Living Color” exhibition. It will premiere at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, to be held January 9 to 16, 2018.
Le Creuset has added a Sugar Pink Matte color to its housewares collection.
Le Creuset has not only launched a new color story, but the company announced that these two new colors will have a permanent place in its line of colored housewares product designs. Marine and Oyster, which were previewed earlier this year at the winter markets, will make their official debut at the International Home + Housewares Show.