2015 Spring Colour Trend: Marsala Pantone 18-1438

This SPRING`S Pantone colour of the year has homeowners hungry and inspired!

It’s spring, and like many homeowners you’ve probably spent the last few weeks cleaning, clearing out the garage or garden shed and moaning about the non-exhaustive list of chores after a long winter. Everybody loves a beautiful space, and if you are ready to inject some fresh thinking, energize your space by adding a splash of Pantone`s 18-1438 Marsala Red.

Marsala: If you are a foodie, you will be thinking of a rich velvety textured Chicken or Veal dish. If you are a wine aficionado, you will quickly agree that Marsala, a Sicilian wine varietal is a flavourful shade of red that is the sultry colour of fortified wine. In the home, Marsala is warm and inviting and pairs beautifully with neutrals or dramatically complements turquoise and teal.

Marsala is the colour that is compatible in most any environment and can be used to update your space with little to full commitment. It`s inviting tone bids friends to relax over a meal, cozy up on the deck or laze around the living room fireplace. It has a timeless luxury about it. This is probably why Leatrice Eisman, Executive Director of the Pantone Colour Institute has made Marsala Red the 2015 colour of the year.


Marsala in outdoor living:

Our outdoor spaces are now an extension of our living space a as we seek more space and time for retreat, or entertaining friends and family. Updating your deck furniture with some pop colour or laying an outdoor rug down in Marsala will invigorate the look and add luxury to your backyard or balcony. Or simply enjoy the beauty of Marsala with rich red candles or lanterns. Create a casual fete with BBQ sliders and a bottle of your favourite wine and you have a refreshed space that will have the neighbours over for dinner!

Marsala in-home décor updates:

You’ve no doubt seen the trend in infusing rich colours to everyday neutrals to enhance the mood of your home. Buying carefully selected home décor is a simple and non-committal way to play with colour in your space. From bath towels to kitchen towels, candles to lampshades, cushions to bedspreads, infusing Pantone Marsala is easy to inject into your space.

Marsala as the main attraction:

You may be more courageous, and looking for dramatic change. Marsala is beautiful in kitchens and dining rooms. Creating a focal wall, a kitchen backsplash or even customizing cabinetry in this delicious colour will enhance the space and inspire entertaining!