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Rochdale Observer - - THE LAUGHING BADGER -

f you’re hanker­ing after some win­ter sun and des­per­ate to get your glow on with­out hav­ing to leave home, Pan­tone’s new Colour of the Year – Liv­ing Coral – could be the next best thing to bask­ing in some nat­u­ral warmth. A gor­geously rich coral hue with a golden un­der­tone, we can’t think of a bet­ter way to wel­come in 2019 than by bright­en­ing up the home with this happy, sunny shade.

Every year, de­sign com­pany Pan­tone look at the lat­est trends in­flu­enc­ing our lives, be­fore re­veal­ing the shade tak­ing top spot. The colour ex­perts cite Liv­ing Coral as a re­lease from dig­i­tal tech­nol­ogy and so­cial me­dia, and a nod of recog­ni­tion to­wards our in­creas­ing con­cern over en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues, the en­er­gis­ing as­pects of colour found in na­ture, and our de­sire for play­ful ex­pres­sion. All sounds good to us.

To cel­e­brate ev­ery­thing coral with­out hav­ing to be ‘sur la plage,’ we’ve rounded up the lat­est must-have de­cos and home­wares in­spired by 2019’s hottest shade...

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