Color Of The Year Announced!

Something New, Something Iris Blue!

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Finally! It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for without realizing we were waiting for it: Pantone Color Institute has announced that the color of 2008 will be blue iris aka No. 18-3943. Via NY Times:

At least one color authority, Pantone, has taken the plunge and announced its favorite color for 2008.

In a statement, Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said: “Blue Iris brings together the dependable aspects of blue, underscored by a strong, soul-searching purple cast. Emotionally, it is anchoring and meditative with a touch of magic.”

Just what we need this election season: meditation and magic.