Emerald Green – Pantone Colour of the Year 2013

Pantone Emerald

Last December, the Pantone Colour Institute selected Emerald Green as the 2013 colour of the year.  Pantone describe the shade as “Lively, Radiant Lush.  A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our well-being, balance and harmony”.

Lively, Radiant Lush.  A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our well-being, balance and harmony.

A bit like this blog eh! :-)

You probably can’t believe then that we are almost half way through the year and I haven’t been bombarding you with posts about my namesake colour!

But I figure we’re almost at World Interiors Day, this is Emerald Interior Design, and we’re in the Emerald Isle, so I can’t hold off any longer.

So here is a just a little taste of the colour of elegance and beauty……..

Eclectic Family Room by Atlanta Interior Designer Cristi Holcombe

Striking green and white dining room. Image from Mix and Chic

Contemporary Living Room by Houston Interior Designer Sally Wheat Interiors

A rustic table and bench painted in Emerald Green.
Image from
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Crisp green bedding adds a pop of colour to this white bedroom. Image from Better Homes & Gardens

What do you think?  Will you or have you already decorated with this wonderful colour yet?  Leave a comment below and let me know your thoughts.

About Karen

My name is Karen Hughes and I'm an Interior Designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’m passionate about design and I started this blog as a way to connect with others just as passionate as myself. I tend to ramble on about all sorts of things, projects I’m working on, people, places and things that inspire me (and some that don’t). So put the kettle on, get comfy and settle in. I hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to say hello. Visit my website to find out more about my services and view my work.

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