PANTONE Colour of 2019: Going Crazy For Coral

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Twenty years ago PANTONE created their first ever ‘Color of the Year’ with a colour named Cerulean, which became so popular it was featured in a scene with Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep in the film The Devil Wears Prada, in a power smackdown. The point is, PANTONE create colour and we live the colour, literally. Designers and Artists all over the world will use these colours in their creations whether it’s fashion, interiors or media and so beings ‘The Trend’.
Upon choosing the colour Pantone, analyse everything around them; what people are doing, what people are wearing, what’s happening in make-up trends, and what people are posting on social media and then the new colour is born.
This year PANTONE’S colour of the year is ‘Living Coral’. A vibrant almost orange, almost pink kind of colour. PANTONE describe it as “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.”

It’s a striking yet mellow colour and teamed with the right contrasting palette can bring warmth and relaxing fun to life.

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Pantone is expecting their new colour not just in small accents like vases and cushions but on a larger scale too like sofas, rugs and feature walls. It’s a welcoming colour full of buoyancy and vitality, already it’s having a huge impact on the 2019 market.

Why not make an impression with your interiors this year; be en vogue this year with one of our beautiful coral rugs. Inspired by the living coral colour. Whether it’s a bold geometric look you’re going for or a cool modern abstract the wonderful thing about the colour coral is it suits any design with its vivid sweetness. Or a plain simple classic style of coral rug, we have many shapes and sizes in our collection for you to choose from, whether it’s a large coral rug or a small one.


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Coral complements a number of different colour schemes. Whether you want to keep it a nice light and airy and go for neutral tones like beige or pastel greens. Or going for a bohemian look with a complimentary aqua colour to add a bright striking effect which would suit white walls or natural wood features. Or if you like it bold and fancy adding your coral accents to a navy or midnight blue backdrop?Or staying with the ever classic greys, coral will add a playful note, that will bring alive a lacklustre room, making it feel like a brand new space all together.

We stock some of the most beautiful coral area rugs, by some of the most popular rug brands on the market, whether you’re looking for an Asiatic rug, Pantone Universe rugs, or Kayoom.

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Carnival CAR 590 Coral Plain Circle Rug