2022 color of the year

Every year the Pantone Color Institute™ chooses a color to represent the upcoming year. Color experts analyze the world around us for inspiration to help choose the color. They analyze the entertainment industry, fashion, art, travel, sports, technology, and more.  This year, for 2022, the institute has selected PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri as the color of the year.  

The color is chosen not only because of its applications among various industries, but the meaning and emotions that the color evokes is also quite important in the selection process. PANTONE 17-3938, Very Peri, symbolizes a bright future for 2022. After a year of isolation, our world is evolving in new ways and allowing for more creative design opportunities. This is where Very Peri comes into play. 

Every year, once the selected Pantone Color of the Year is chosen, it begins to influence the world around us. The color influences design, product development, and purchasing decisions among consumers. For example, right after the color was chosen this year, Microsoft and Pantone worked together to introduce Very Peri to the digital world. They integrated the color into Windows wallpapers, Teams backgrounds, and a Powerpoint template. 

Adding the 2022 Color of the Year to Your Home 

PANTONE 17-3938, Very Peri, is a great color to add to your home to give it a sense of playfulness and creativity. Using it in various applications such as textures, finishes, décor, and paint you can add pops of color to your home in new and innovative ways. Here are some ideas for implementing the color of the year into your home: 

  • Painting and accent wall in Very Peri 
  • Adding centerpieces with pops of Very Peri 
  • Adding accent furniture pieces that are in the Very Peri color 
  • Use an area rug or carpet in Very Peri 
  • Display plates and serving ware in Very Peri