Pantone, the world’s leading color authority, just declared their Color of the Year 2019, Living Coral. 

Putting value on inventiveness and imagination, color experts pick Ultra Violet for 2018.  This blue-based purple embraced exploration of new technology and the greater galaxy.  Living Coral does the opposite; it shifts the focus to life on Earth. The transition from a happy, bright blue-purple hue to a vibrant, mellow orange-pink hue is fitting as we have been plowing on the surface of a digital environment, which begs the need for us to build deep relationships and to immerse ourselves in our natural environment. 

VIDEO from Pantone:

“In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.” 

Source: Pantone 

Boysen’s Closest Color Match to Living Coral

Here is Boysen’s closest color match to Pantone’s Living Coral.


Other Closest Color Match you can explore with light and dark variations

Boysen’s take on the Living Coral is a palette with the right mix of warmth and vibrancy that announces its presence yet not too imposing. Surrounding your home with this coral hue is like receiving a warm hug. It moves away from the dull and ordinary and invigorates your playful spirits.

Get inspired and beautify your home with our take on Pantone’s Living Coral. We put together mood boards for interior inspiration to get you started.

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Yasmin Aguila is a copywriter at Boysen Paints Philippines. Interested in making paints fun and relatable, she produces quizzes and painting ideas for this blog. She claims that she is obsessed with yellow, but she always dresses in black from head to toe.

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