Colours of the Year    Since 2000 to 2012
According to Pantone, Cerulean Blue is thecolour of "the sky on a serene, crystal clearday".
The colour was chosen as consumers were seenas seeking inner peace and spiritual fulfilment inthe new millenium
This colour was drastically different from the sky blueCerulean that was chosen the year before.
It was more exciting, refreshing and feminine
True Red was a different variation ofthe previous years reddish colour.
True Red was chosen to symbolise the impactof the September 11 attacks
2003 saw the return of a blue hue.
Pantone chose the Aqua Skycolour as a cool colour wasmeant to restore hope andserenity.
Orange became the hipcolour, according to Pantone.
The colour orange was given atouch of exoticism
2005 saw a reversal to a blue colour again.
But this time in a more calming shade
Instead of red, blue or orangehues, Pantone chose a neutralcolour.
The neutral shade symbolisedconcern over the economy.
After a neutral shade, its backto a red hue again.
Chilli Pepper was chosen for its"pizzazz and sophistication".
Back to blue but this time witha tinge of purple.
The mix of purple and blue suggestsdependability and magic.
Mimosa yellow remainsprevalent in todays clothesand accessories
The colour was chosen becauseit is warm, cheerful, and sparksimagination and innovation.
It was a return to turquoise in2005
The colour was chosen because it is aninviting, luminous hue inspiringsoothing thoughts and tropical water.
The pink hue is extremelyfeminine but not too over thetop.
Honeysuckle was chosenbecause it is uplifting andoptimistic.
Orange has grown in popularity amongdesigners and consumers.
The reddish orange Tangerine Tangowas chosen to provide the energyboost needed to recharge and moveforward.
Source :HTTP://WWW.ASIAONE.COM/STATIC/MULTIMEDIA/GALLERY/111215_COLOURS/
Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
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Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
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  1. 1. Colours of the Year Since 2000 to 2012
  2. 2. According to Pantone, Cerulean Blue is thecolour of "the sky on a serene, crystal clearday".
  3. 3. The colour was chosen as consumers were seenas seeking inner peace and spiritual fulfilment inthe new millenium
  4. 4. This colour was drastically different from the sky blueCerulean that was chosen the year before.
  5. 5. It was more exciting, refreshing and feminine
  6. 6. True Red was a different variation ofthe previous years reddish colour.
  7. 7. True Red was chosen to symbolise the impactof the September 11 attacks
  8. 8. 2003 saw the return of a blue hue.
  9. 9. Pantone chose the Aqua Skycolour as a cool colour wasmeant to restore hope andserenity.
  10. 10. Orange became the hipcolour, according to Pantone.
  11. 11. The colour orange was given atouch of exoticism
  12. 12. 2005 saw a reversal to a blue colour again.
  13. 13. But this time in a more calming shade
  14. 14. Instead of red, blue or orangehues, Pantone chose a neutralcolour.
  15. 15. The neutral shade symbolisedconcern over the economy.
  16. 16. After a neutral shade, its backto a red hue again.
  17. 17. Chilli Pepper was chosen for its"pizzazz and sophistication".
  18. 18. Back to blue but this time witha tinge of purple.
  19. 19. The mix of purple and blue suggestsdependability and magic.
  20. 20. Mimosa yellow remainsprevalent in todays clothesand accessories
  21. 21. The colour was chosen becauseit is warm, cheerful, and sparksimagination and innovation.
  22. 22. It was a return to turquoise in2005
  23. 23. The colour was chosen because it is aninviting, luminous hue inspiringsoothing thoughts and tropical water.
  24. 24. The pink hue is extremelyfeminine but not too over thetop.
  25. 25. Honeysuckle was chosenbecause it is uplifting andoptimistic.
  26. 26. Orange has grown in popularity amongdesigners and consumers.
  27. 27. The reddish orange Tangerine Tangowas chosen to provide the energyboost needed to recharge and moveforward.
  28. 28. Source :HTTP://WWW.ASIAONE.COM/STATIC/MULTIMEDIA/GALLERY/111215_COLOURS/
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