Color by Numbers: Pantone Addicts Find a Suitable Hue

A dozen+ Pantone prints, accessories and other objects that will leave you 382 M with envy.

From Jubilee-sanctioned hues to the United Colors of humanity, Pantone-mania seems to be ubiquitous – and not just amongst the designer set. Lay color observers are drawn to the Pantone tone, be it the imprinting of a simple colorblock that manages to be both retro and modern at the same time, or fanned out in a retrospective guide depicting all the shades of gray in between.

Following are fourteen shades of Pantone-fanaticism.

Via Design Taxi, French artist Pierre David photographed 40 models and arranged them by skin tone according to the Pantone color guide.

Pantone collaborated with advertising agency extraordinaire Leo Burnett to match 60 shades of Queen Elizabeth’s outfits her 60 years of reign.

Pantone kitchen magnets created from authentic Pantone color chips.

The Pantone color chip Scrabble tile necklace equals two obsessions in one.

Pantone color of the year party of the year invitation.

Felt Pantone coasters.

The Pantone throw pillow.

Pantone earrings, in a complimentary color for the Pantone necklace above.

What color swatch is your rage? The incredible Hulk green giclée art print.

Pantone iPhone.

The Pantone assembly chair.

The Pantone mug, for your Pantone coaster.

The Pantone bike.

Salt ‘n’ Pantone.


K. Emily Bond

K. Emily Bond is the Shelter Editor at EcoSalon and currently resides in southern Spain, reporting on trends in art, design, sustainable living and lifestyle.