Pantone Chooses the Chillest-Ever Colors of the Year

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Pantone has chosen their—our—color(s) of the year for 2016 and they sound and look tranquil as hell. Real calming. Close your eyes and keep reading. Walk with me...


The colors are Rose Quartz and Serenity. Breathe. It’s a Zen combination, these hues. Soft. Loving. The color of a newborn’s room—or better yet, their aura. Inhale. Imagine yourself wrapped in these colors. Mmm, so warm. Exhale, no stress. Yes. The chillest colors ever. Man. Remove your worries. Cool. cool. cool...

“Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure,” they say. “Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times.”

Whoa. Wrap me in this blanket of rose-quartz-colored serenity.

Everything is the color of cotton candy clouds. Open your eyes and imagine. The world is holding you. Let your chi be still. Serenity. Rose quartz.

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Ken Yadiggit, Adios

I look terrible in pastels. Oxblood forever.