Are you a fan of Pantone’s Color of the Year 2015 Marsala? Love this earthy comfortable hue or not, we’re sure to see a lot of it this year. The color experts at Pantone say, “The impactful, full-bodied qualities of Marsala make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or as a strong accent to many other colors.” Here are a few examples of Marsala and its companion hues to inspire your exploration of this 2015 color:
“Add elegance to any room by incorporating this rich and welcoming hue in accent pieces, accessories and paint. Marsala’s plush characteristics are enhanced when the color is applied to textured surfaces, making it an ideal choice for rugs and upholstered living room furniture.”–Pantone.com
We often follow cues from the fashion runway in our interiors. We love this flowing design from Matthew Williamsom’s spring 2015 ready-to-wear show. From a warm and wonderful yellow called Custard to sweet Lilac Herb and then finishing off at with Marsala, there’s a lot of Pantone color in this long dress.
Don’t you think this modern cabinet collage is simply perfect. Among it’s many hues is a bit of Marsala here and there.
Wall art is a wonderful way to experiment with color. Marsala shines in this massive piece.
We are captivated by this charming vintage vignette with a gray wall behind. It’s a charming way to color-block with Marsala and blue.
Accents of Marsala and charcoal take this elegant room to new heights.
A wall painted in Marsala is a great way to take this 2015 color for a test drive.
Much more than one wall and a tryout, this beautiful living room goes all out for Marsala. We love the painted woodwork and the brilliant white fireplace.
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