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Pantone's Colour of the Year!

Discussion in 'Printing & Print Design Forum:' started by Ian Bonner, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

  2. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    Hate it.

    It makes me think I need to adjust the gamma on my screen.
  3. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    How can you have a colour of the year? I understand trends, I get that. But surely every job to its own? How do they come to the conclusion that its a favourite colour?!
  4. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Best selling ink?
  5. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    Surely though its just the job that dictates the colour? If thousands of new businesses started up with the word 'Blue' in their name the colour blue would be used to death!
  6. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    Yuk - hate orange! And when did Pantone start calling colours Tangerine Tango etc.?
  7. bigdave

    bigdave Moderator Staff Member

    Has DINOROD been ordering print again? :icon_wink:
  8. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    Personally hate it BUT I have noticed in 5 of my new customers wanting business cards they have all had orange within their design (to differing degrees)
  9. matt

    matt Member


    cough cough...

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    I quite like it. But then I guess I will. I live in Blackpool so see this colour plastered everywhere. So perhaps I don't like it but I think I do?
  11. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    Still hate orange! (though it's OK in small amounts!)
  12. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Ha ha, orange is gone on the new design...which should be live in next few weeks (although been saying that for a year now lol)
  13. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    Hurrah! (hang on that's too short a message?!!)

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    New design hey? Have you not done it through speculative competition, with a £25 Amazon voucher for the winning design? C'mon boss, keep with the times.

  15. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Ha ha, funny, nope paid the going rate coz i'm good like that :icon_biggrin:
  16. Tony Hardy

    Tony Hardy Well-Known Member

    The one and only graphic design job paid for properly in the last year I bet. Haha.
  17. liveslashdie

    liveslashdie New Member

    I quite like it. If I can I might try and slip it in my next job. See how it goes down...

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