2000 press releases
Pantone Announces Home Furnishings Color Forecast for the Year 2000
Carlstadt, NJ, March 30, 2000 -- Pantone, Inc., the world renowned authority on color and color trends, announces its home furnishings color forecast for the Year 2000. There are seven palettes in the forecast, each with a balance of warm and cool colors.
According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, "The Pantone home furnishings forecast for 2000 truly represents the divergence of consumer tastes and the need to express one's own personality."
"Home palettes have become more and more similar to fashion palettes," adds Lisa Herbert, senior vice president of the Pantone Textile, Home and Fashion Division. "Colors in our home often resemble the colors we are wearing."
Murmur - is a soft, light and airy palette showing the continuing requirement that consumers have for quiet, comforting colors, especially in bed and bath.
PANTONE 12-0826 TC Golden Haze
PANTONE 12-4610 TC Whispering Blue
PANTONE 12-0913 TC Alesan
PANTONE 12-0313 TC Seafoam Green
PANTONE 12-0713 TC Almond Oil
PANTONE 13-2803 TC Pale Lilac
PANTONE 12-5508 TC Hushed Green
PANTONE 11-0701 TC Whisper White
Dreamer - is situated between the pastels and the mid-tones. It's slightly grayed in tone, yet still subtle and restful. A beautiful palette to combine with the popular grays.
PANTONE 14-1506 TC Rose Smoke
PANTONE 14-5711 TC Ocean Wave
PANTONE 15-4003 TC Storm Gray
PANTONE 14-0935 TC Jojoba
PANTONE 15-1614 TC Blush
PANTONE 15-4008 TC Blue Fog
PANTONE 16-1010 TC Incense
PANTONE 14-3905 TC Lavender Blue
Charmer - is a mid-tone palette but with more vibrancy. These colors have a bit more sparkle than the first two palettes, so they work for the consumer who likes livelier colors but doesn't want anything too bright.
PANTONE 15-1333 TC Canyon Sunset PANTONE 15-6316 TC Fair Green
PANTONE 15-1046 TC Mineral Yellow
PANTONE 14-4814 TC Angel Blue
PANTONE 16-3815 TC Viola
PANTONE 16-3925 TC Easter Egg
PANTONE 14-1420 TC Apricot Blush
PANTONE 15-2210 TC Orchid Smoke
Splendor - is all about brights. This is for the buyer who prefers more drama and excitement. Many of the so-called ethnic looks are included here and the color combinations are outstanding.
PANTONE 18-2436 TC Fuchsia
PANTONE 15-1153 TC Apricot
PANTONE 17-4728 TC Algiers Blue
PANTONE 15-0343 TC Greenery
PANTONE 18-3224 TC Radiant Orchid
PANTONE 18-3945 TC Amparo Blue
PANTONE 12-0736 TC Lemon Drop
PANTONE 18-1561 TC Orange.com
Savor - is for buyers who prefer classics. This palette represents the darker, richer tones that provide a sophisticated contrast to lights, brights, mid-tones or neutrals.
PANTONE 19-4234 TC Ink Blue
PANTONE 18-1720 TC Violet Quartz
PANTONE 19-1934 TC Tibetan Red
PANTONE 18-0117 TC Vineyard Green
PANTONE 19-3842 TC Deep Wisteria
PANTONE 19-1218 TC Potting Soil
PANTONE 17-1633 TC Holly Berry
PANTONE 19-3642 TC Royal Purple
Nature - is for customers who want to keep the atmosphere very low key -- natural and neutral is their comfort zone. Note the grayed blue and the light green. These are the newest additions to the neutral palette.
PANTONE 16-1412 TC Stucco
PANTONE 16-1333 TC Doe
PANTONE 14-1112 TC Pebble
PANTONE 18-4217 TC Bluestone
PANTONE 16-0213 TC Tea
PANTONE 17-1501 TC Wild Dove
PANTONE 18-1320 TC Clove
PANTONE 18-3905 TC Excalibur
Treasure - literally reflects the metallic and pearlescent finishes that are so strong for the Year 2000 in every product category.
PANTONE 15-4014 TC Starry Starry Night
PANTONE 15-0927 TC Pale Gold
PANTONE 16-1325 TC Copper
PANTONE 14-1012 TC Champagne Beige
PANTONE 14-5002 TC Silver