The experts have discussed, and the verdict is out – “Greenery” is the colour of the year, according to Pantone.
This fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring signifies beginnings. It is illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors reminding us to reconnect with nature. The omnipresent hue is emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality. It is about unity and community – connecting to oneself and other, with nature.
And on a more serious note, green also represents current efforts to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, with 195 countries The Paris Agreement to tackle this from the year 2020.
Ultimately, Greenery comes across as a rejuvenating outlet for fresh beginnings especially after the undeniable political turmoils across the world.
So, prepare yourself to be bombarded with this vibrant colour and reconnect with nature in 2017.