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Pantone Color of the Year - 2013 - Emerald
Each year the world renowned authority on color, PANTONE®, chooses a color and identifies it as “The Color of the Year”. The color of the year for 2013 is Emerald. It is described by Pantone as “a vivid, verdant green, enhances our sense of well-being further by inspiring insight, as well as promoting balance and harmony.”. The rich tone of Emerald painted on foyer walls will liven up an entrance. Consider bringing new life into a neglected powder room by energizing the space with this powerful color. Draw the focus upward or forward by accenting a ceiling or end wall with this alluring shade of green.
A search of paint companies resulted in finding some sample colors close in color to Pantone's Emerald. If you would like to use this color to paint your home one of these merchants will have something close in color. Remember, a color viewed on computer monitors only approximates the actual color. All final decisions should be made after seeing the actual paint or at the very least a color swatch card from your favorite paint dealer. You will see from the examples below the same color may be found from different paint manufacturers since one manufacturer may produce paint for a variety of brand names. These colors were chosen by visually comparing fandecks and online color viewers. They are shown here to help you more conveniently find paints similar in color to Emerald. Pantone does sell paint if you want this exact color of paint, it is available through Pantone.
Sadly, the Sherwin-Williams and Duron paint color Jitterbug is not in the current color fan deck. They may or may not be able to match the old color. Ask the clerk if it can be made, sometimes it is possible.
Rolling Hill Green
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