Pantone founded in 1963, began as a system to identify and match colors, which led to a standardized color book. Each year Pantone announces its colour of the year which influences various design industries including fashion, textiles and paint. The colour of the year 2012 is...
Pantone noted that Tangerine Tango is "Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive". Certainly it is dramatic and more red than orange with lots of depth. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute," said it is "Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy."
tawny daylily 2012-10