Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

No more diaper poo

What a refreshing change from last year's infantile Colors of the Year for 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity. I can still smell the whiffs of diaper poo. This year it's the fresh scent of tall trees, green beans, Granny Smith apples, tart limes, fresh mown grass, and mint*:

Greenery 15-0343

I hope this vibrant color catches on, because it will certainly brighten up our days, whether in print, paint, or products. I'll proudly wear a T shirt in Pantone Greenery with the CMYK specs printed on it (54 0 100 0). You wouldn't have caught me dead wearing baby pink or baby blue last year.

*Add this secret ingredient to your homemade meatballs: a few chopped fresh mint leaves.


The solid color Pantone Greenery 15-0343 is shown on the left in this image. Here are the specs for the Pantone 2017 Color of the Year:

Greenery Graphics (closest match): Pantone 376 C / RGB 132 189 0 / CMYK 54 0 100 0 / HEX 84BD00 The Fashion + Home and Plastic formulas are slightly different. See here. Visit for insightful color information.

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