Color Palette

The 2015 Pantone Color of the Year – Marsala

Are you ready for Marvelous Marsala? The earthy red brown that is Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year.

Marsala Pantone 2015 Color of the yearThe Many Moods of Marsala – Pantone’s Color of the Year


Monastery entrance in Peru - marsalaMarsala, washed in history at the entrance to this monastery in Peru

Marsala has a sophisticated earthiness and warmth like a beautiful wine in blood red with a hint of brown .  It’s the red mother nature herself would love.

It ignited the fashion runways, home furnishings markets and beauty houses in recent collections.  It showcases a variety of moods from muted to bold.  I’m asking how about you?   Will you embrace marsala as a fabulous accent or will you go bold with marsala furniture or walls?

Are you on the fence?  Need a little encouragement to try it?

Here are some ideas to help you decide.  You’ll can fall in love with marvelous Marsala.


Marsala Living room Miles-Redd-Town-Country magLiving room by Miles Redd – Town & Country magazine

Bedroom sitting area with lovely marsala walls

Living room in Spain with Marsala accentsLiving room in Spain with strong Marsala accents

Laquared marsala wallsFabulously chic marsala walls in this living room

Living room with leather sofa MarsalaBohemian chic sophistication in this room with dark marsala walls and leather sofa.

Living Room in Home of Dion Anthony

Marsala stoveMarsala makes theis kitchen memorable – Love this stove

Zumi quilts marsalaZumi quilts for bedding in tribal patterns

ribbon dress by Christopher KaneRibbon dress by Christopher Kane

Marsala silk gownSilk gown

Men'swear marsalaA collection of marsala Men’s wear items

Marsala Versace watch

Versace watch

Marsala peoniesFabulously elegant peonies

Front door marsalaGreet your guest with a door.  Everyone will want to come in.

I’m truly excited to use marsala because it’s refreshingly fresh and unexpected.

How about you?  I’d love to know, will you use this slightly controversial Pantone 2015 color choice.

Until next time …

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