Commentary: Marsala - 2015 Pantone Color of the Year

Commentary: Marsala - 2015 Color of the Year

Pantone has named Marsala the 2015 color of the year. It's a comfort color; earthy, hearty and safe. But does that say about the country's state of mind?" 

I believe this color is a reflection of the economy, current events and our culture in general. It speaks to the need to be grounded and secure. Marsala is a fine color and it lends itself to fashion and home furnishings but it is not a color of hope and optimism. 

The day will come when Pantone proclaims joy, hope and optimism in their color of the year. For now, Marsala will provide the country and culture with the comfort and grounding that it needs.