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2013 Color of the Year EMERALD

by Robyn Wright on December 7, 2012

in Living

Pantone announced the 2013 Color of the Year, Emerald Green. I like this far better than the 2012 color, Tangerine Tango. I think (hope) we are painting our family room soon and redecorating just a tad so I may try to include some emerald green even.

pantone 2013

For my blogging buddies the Emerald Green RBG codes are Red/0, Green 152, Blue/116. And the HTML value is #009B77.

To find out more about Pantone and their choice of Emerald for the 2013 Color of the Year visit the Pantone site. They have some great photos showing how the color will be used and other resources.

So what do you think of the 2013 color?

Disclosure: None, just sharing info I think is interesting.

© 2012, Robyn Wright. All rights reserved.

  • Nicole

    I LOVE emerald green! So glad it’s the color of the year…it’s one of the shades of green I look good in.

    • Robyn Wright

      Yes, with your coloring I’m sure emerald looks fabulous on you! I have to be a bit cautious with which greens I wear (like a shirt) because being so fair the wrong one makes my skin look green too.

  • Robin O

    Emerald sounds good to me! I was just checking out some emerald corduroys in Old Navy…maybe I should go back and get them!

    • Robyn Wright

      Yes! Head back and pick them up and you will be at the head of the trend!

      • Robyn Wright

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  • angie

    Have to say that while shades of green are some of my fav colors, this shade is off-putting to me. I prefer the orange shade! LOL

    • Robyn Wright of Robyn’s Online World

      I liked the deeper values of the emerald color the most

  • Margie

    I like the darker emerald green too. I have a couple of accents in the livingroom with this color.

  • Rachel V

    I like the Emerald. I have to admit though, I’m not sure what the Pantone color pick even means. I’m not sure what Pantone is. I guess I’ve been in the dark. As for last years color the Tangerine Tango, I love it! There’s a sofa that I’m dying for, it’s very similar to that shade. Love it love it love it!

    • Robyn Wright

      Rachel – Pantone is sort of the keeper of the colors for industry. They have the standardized color codes and systems that are used in all sorts of industries, like fashion, home furnishings, printing, cars, etc.

  • @GlArthy

    this looks RICH. i could trade in my aquamarine blue, just a bit.

  • Katherine

    I love emeralds

  • Kecia

    When I think of emerald green, I think of good luck and money. If this is 2013’s color, I think good things may be coming in the new year!

  • Ashley

    Me gusta. It reminds me of the wizard or oz

  • Jane

    I really love this color . Most people associate money with green, I hope it is an omen to a better economy!

  • Jaclyn Reynolds

    I love it! It’s very magical and earthy!

  • Wendy T

    I agree with the comments about the shade. It feels too bright for me. I think of emerald green as a rich color – not a bright color.

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