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Peach Fuzz – Pantone’s Zesty 2024 Colour of the Year.

Feb 14, 2024 | News

Celebrating 25 years of influencing design narratives, Pantone continues its tradition of setting the tone for the year by unveiling the 2024 Colour of the Year, Peach Fuzz. This soft, pinkish-orange hue marks a milestone in Pantone’s journey, encapsulating stories of compassion, connection, and authenticity.

Colour of the Year Pantone 13-1023

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Officially named “Pantone 13-1023 Peach Fuzz,” this velvety, gentle, and subtly sensual colour echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection. Peach Fuzz is a radiant shade with warmth and modern elegance. Its subdued nature arrives at a time marked by tumultuous events, offering a much-needed respite—a colour that effortlessly bridges the youthful with the timeless.

This year’s choice “echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.

The selection of Peach Fuzz comes after a meticulous process undertaken by Pantone’s colour experts. Drawing inspiration from movies, art, fashion, design, travel destinations, technologies, and more, these experts conduct colour trend forecasting research to pinpoint the shades influencing the world. Utilising forecasting tools, colour psychology research, and other sources, they narrow the options to one colour that sets the tone for the upcoming year.

A Divergence in Colour Selection

Peach Fuzz marks Pantone’s 25th colour of the year, and its selection reflects a departure from the bold tones of the previous year. In contrast to the vibrant Viva Magenta of 2023, Peach Fuzz embraces a more muted and calming palette. Described as a colour radiant with warmth and modern elegance, it resonates with compassion, offering a tactile embrace that effortlessly bridges the youthful with the timeless.

Matching This Year’s Colour with Innovus Decorative Products

Innovus’ design has always remained at the forefront of modern trends. In 2023, Sonae Arauco launched a Woodgrains collection that embodies the essence of gentle design, muted tones, and soft finishes. These designs meld seamlessly with the effect that Peach Fuzz is establishing. As such, let’s explore how each décor from this collection complements and enhances the essence of Pantone’s 2024 Colour of the Year.

  • 1. Andu Wood: A Scandinavian Touch of Elegance

Andu Wood brings a touch of Scandinavian elegance with its light, natural wooden structure adorned with delicate white lines in a herringbone pattern. This décor perfectly aligns with Peach Fuzz, offering any space a fresh ambience and modern sophistication.

  • 2. French Echo: Timeless Beauty and Versatility

With its Italian walnut and pearlescent integrated dark brown pore pattern, French Echo beautifully captures timeless beauty and versatility. The subdued colour variation harmonises effortlessly with Peach Fuzz’s vibrant yet collected tone, creating a serene and refined atmosphere.

  • 3. Karlstad Oak: Nostalgic and Versatile Transition

Karlstad Oak seamlessly captures the transition from rustic to elegant, offering a nostalgic yet versatile design. Its yellowish natural oak hue with soft brown contrasts complements Peach Fuzz’s exuberance of warmth, providing a balanced aesthetic that resonates with tranquillity and cosiness.

  • 4. Medieval Oak: Authentic Beauty and Craftsmanship

Medieval Oak proudly showcases the authentic beauty of oak with its natural honey colour and dark sepia details. The rustic elegance of this décor resonates with the craftsmanship symbolised by Peach Fuzz, bringing a unique and timeless character to any space.

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The Building Centre, The Kitchen Specialist Association, The Green Building Council, and The African Institute of Interior Design Professions

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