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How Pantone Colors of the Year Rose Quartz and Serenity Join the Story of Web Design

Article by Awwwards in Design & Illustration -
The blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity - the new PANTONE Color of the Year.

Rose Quartz and Serenity have been chosen as PANTONE Color of the Year 2016. Pantone explains that the colors respond to the consumer’s need for reassurance and mindfulness, while representing a growing cohesion between genders. This is the first time two colors have been bestowed the title of color of the year.

Rose Quartz and Serenity on Awwwards

Here we look at examples of how our submissions have followed a similar vein, using a blend of tranquil blue and rose tones in the color scheme of their websites.

849 Paul Smith + Caran d'Ache

Paul Smith + Caran d'Ache - Quartz Serenity Pantone
849 Paul Smith + Caran d'Ache By details.ch
#f0bbc5 #5978a4 #a7d6dc


AMY - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#f1bcc6 #000 #fff

Anton & Irene

Anton & Irene - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#c1dee6 #bdccdf #efb6bd

Year in Music

Year in Music - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#4038f0 #ffcad1 #fff

KIKK Festival 2015

KIKK Festival 2015 - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#ffc7c6 #c29c6f #fff

The Forecaster Interactive

The Forecaster Interactive - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#fabebd #e3adab #383433

Happy Birthday ELLE

Happy Birthday ELLE - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#ffc5b7 #ffc1bd #d8003c

Standby Inc.

Standby Inc. - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#b3deff #e8abdd #fff


Publicis90 - Quartz Serenity Pantone
#73c7ce #f6c7d1

More Inspiration

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