Pantone Color of the Year 2022: Very Peri

The Pantone Color of the Year 2022 is: 17-3938 Very Peri - a pale violet with a touch of blue. The global Pantone Color Institute chose Very Peri as a symbol of the global zeitgeist of the moment and the transition we are going through. This color encompasses all the qualities of blue shades such as safety and trust, and yet at the same time, the violet red undertone conveys a vibrant, dynamic view of the world. The color violet in general stands for creativity, imagination and innovation.

Every December, the Pantone Color Institute announces its color of the year for the coming year. The color experts at the Pantone Color Institute are constantly combing the world in search of new color influences. The meaning of color, in particular, is especially important

Show a sense of fashion at school

The "Glitterally perfect" school backpack by neoxx with its trendy sparkling lilac print is sure to make girls' hearts beat faster. The combination with a dark purple will make this school backpack a real eye-catcher in the schoolyard. The Champ sports bag with practical separate compartments for wet and dirty items and the Catch pencil case are also available to match. The thermal container from the Adventure collection by Lässig is perfect for kids who want to take their lunch with them in an eco-friendly box. The Thermos Lunch Box made of double-walled stainless steel keeps food hot or cold and is neutral in odor and taste. Faber-Castell follows the latest trends, even when it comes to compasses. But apart from its trendy design, the easily adjustable compass in metallic violet is also technically very robust, because precision is crucial in geometry.

A colorful day at the office

The color purple is also making its way onto the desk with office supplies such as the Impuls drawer set by HAN. Keep all your documents neat and tidy in four smooth-running drawers with a large space for labels. The solid base also makes Impuls ideal for organizing small items. Why take notes with a boring blue or black ballpoint pen when you can use an inspiring purple one instead? Thoughts will simply come gushing out with Stabilo's Pen 68 in shade no. 55. Or with pointMax that has a robust nylon tip developed specially for writing, making it very durable. Even after hours of writing, it remains stable and does not fray. And of course, important text passages can also be highlighted in lilac with the Faber-Castell Textliner 46 Pastel.

Inspiring creative work

As a color of inventiveness and imagination, Very Peri is, of course, ideal for creative work. Thanks to its high pigment content and light-fastness, the artist's acrylic paint Marabu Artist Acryl in lilac ensures brilliant colors on paper, wood or canvas. No need for a paint pot or brush: with Edding's Permanent Spray you can creatively embellish all kinds of surfaces in any shade of purple quickly and easily at the touch of a button. What’s more, it’s durable and weatherproof indoors and out. And you can even glue things in violet with UHU Glitter Glue. This adhesive has extra brilliant glitter effects and is suitable for handicraft and creative decorating of all sorts of materials as well as for designing pictures, greeting cards, wrapping paper, picture frames and much, much more.

Whether in the office or home office, at school or in the kids’ bedrooms, in the studio or basically anywhere in the house - according to the Pantone Color Institute, the Pantone Color of the Year 2022 Very Peri displays "a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expressions."

About the author

Gabriela Kaiser has been the owner of a trend agency since 2002, after working 6 years as designer for knitwear. She visits trade fairs as a trend scout and gives lectures there. She advises companies from industry and trade on upcoming trends and writes regularly for various trade magazines.


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