Pantone Color of the YearPantone’s Color of the Year, Marsala, is a deep opulent wine shade that evokes a feeling of warm luxury. As summer unfolds, finding a way to capture that same feeling in a slightly softer way, leads us to shades of berry. Deep pinks and softer roses are reminiscent of Marsala and perfect for summer!

Available in fabrics, glassware, lacquered metal, paint and rugs, berry shades can be used whimsically or committed to for the long haul. Shades of berry present in all the major design themes: Asian, contemporary, traditional, modern and even vintage midcentury.

One of the many benefits of berry is that it can be paired with virtually anything, without overpowering its surroundings.Easily paired with warm neutrals or cool ones, beautifully contrasted with white or even black, beautiful berries offer a bright option for summer living.


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