December 21st, hello, how are you? For the first time in my working life I will be in the office this week leading up to Christmas, heading down to see my family Wednesday evening, and that means a shortened week of blogging but I promise to make it count. I usually wait until January to post about the Pantone Color of the Year (2013: Emerald, 2014: Radiant Orchid, 2015: Marsala) but as the company decided to one-up themselves this year and announce two colors I will feature one today, and one in January. First up, rose quartz.
I would definite this as your classic Spring pink – not quite a pastel but definitely in the pale to blush pink realm. But take it from the Pantone people directly, PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz is,”a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Like a serene sunset, flushed cheek or budding flower, Rose Quartz reminds us to reflect on our surroundings during the busy but lighthearted spring and summer months.” Still not cutting it? It did not work for me either, so here are seven examples of shades of rose quartz:
What do you think of rose quartz?