Pantone’s Pick for 2019 — LIVING CORAL

“An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.” (

The Pantone® Color Institute has decided: the color they believe will set the tone for 2019 is 16-1546 Living Coral! The vibrant yet mellow shade of peachy orange will bring warmth, optimism and joyfulness.

Swarovski crystals in Padparadscha and Crystal Light Coral will be sure to add the spirit of Living Coral to your upcoming designs and products:

“It’s a shade people want to live with, which is exactly why we chose it,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.

Fashion, jewelry, beauty, interior design – this natural, warm hue will become a staple in all industries. Pair it with subtle nude tones such as Light Peach or Crystal Light Coral, or create exciting under-the-sea-inspired contrasts by showcasing it alongside rich reef colors such as Blue Zircon, Yellow Opal and Crystal Peony Pink. This precious shade will give you more than enough options for the year ahead.

Discover the versatility of 2019’s most popular color!

Combine the Living Coral with soft and barely-there hues for a tender effect:

Create eye-catching contrasts and showcase it alongside different cooler shades:

Set a joyful tone in light and playful designs with a combination of effectful bright colors: