|The new Tangerine Tango color in a mixed summer bouquet with dahlias.|
It appeared to be big news in January when Pantone released their ‘Color of the Year 2012’ as Tangerine Tango. This made us wonder: what is Pantone and why does it get to predict the popular fashion shade for the year? We looked it up on Wikipedia and this is what we found:
The company is best known for its Pantone Matching System (PMS), a proprietary color space used in a variety of industries, primarily printing, though sometimes in the manufacture of colored paint, fabric, and plastics.