Those in the home decor industries will find this year's pronouncements of "The 2017 Color of the Year" not one, but a wide assortment of shades. What does this mean? Are we all so confused and lacking direction that how we paint our walls is suddenly mired in designer discourse? Pillowtalkdirect.com has the answer: Go with glamour.
The Pantone people offer Greenery as their color for the year. It's a yellow green that they hope will suggest a new beginning.
Sherwin-Williams has posted Poised Taupe as a neutral that begs for bright accessories.
Benjamin Moore goes dark, too, called Shadow, a deep gray with a lilac cast. Best used in small doses we think.
And Home Depot's Behr is less stringent (and more interested in consumer acceptance) with 20 "comfortable, composed, and confident" colors to fit many design sensibilities.
We are ending our amazing 2016 year knowing that many more customers have our one of a kind, unique pillows in their homes and the homes of their clients. We say go for glam, go for sparkle, go for opulence in the new year.