The 21 Most Beautiful Rooms in Pantone's Colors of the Year
Late last year, Pantone announced for the first time that there would be not one but two colors of the year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. The two pastel shades are meant to serve as an “antidote to modern-day stresses,” the company says, proving that these peaceful tones can, in fact, be used beyond the nursery. Keep scrolling for our favorite pink and blue rooms.
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At the heart of this Paris apartment hangs a gigantic pink heart-shaped Damien Hirst butterfly piece, that sets the tone for the entire room. The pastel-colored Triennale floor lamps complement the pastel heart.
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In this otherwise-neutral Scandinavian kitchen, a clever paint job blends shades of pinks and blues around the dinner table. Chairs and pendants are each painted in their individual shade.
This lavish feminine bathroom designed by Thad Hayes is painted in the subtlest shade of pink. The rest of the room is outfitted in a variety metallic tones, natural stones, and freeform shapes to add a fluid organic feel to the peaceful space.
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If there’s one room where Pantone’s Serenity truly shines, it’s in the kitchen. We’ve seen a few of these French blue kitchens cabinets pop up in interiors lately, and we’re dying to try it for ourselves.
This room uses a dusty blue wall as a backdrop to colorful pastel gallery wall. The pink lounge chair and tan leather pouf stand out against the serene accent wall.
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This lively bedroom blends two very big trends in décor: rose quartz and a half-painted wall. The black-and-white graphic rug and basket pendant offset the brightness of the walls and bedding.
Pastel blue is a great backdrop color to any space. This bold and elegant space accented in shades of black and gold uses navy paint to create the illusion of an archway in an otherwise white box space.
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Those who are color shy might want to experiment with Pantone’s colors of the year by painting a door in a pink or blue shade, like in this Victorian townhouse.
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In this bedroom, a French-blue wall is complemented with a headboard made out of camel leather straps and a denim headboard—two textures that go particularly well with the soft pastel tone.
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This space uses colorblocking to focus the eyes on the furniture. The entire room is kept in tones of gray and white, while the furnishings are all in various shades of coral and pink.
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This stunning space is covered in a baby-blue grasscloth wallpaper and white butterfly wall installation. The tan leather, veined marble, and brass accents once again complement the space perfectly.
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This serene bedroom is the perfect respite for a Hawaiian vacation home. White accents, fluffy sheepskin rugs, and flowy linen curtains create an environment made for calm and relaxation.
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