When Prince first sang Purple Rain, it was hard for many to understand why he chose that particular color in the first place. However, we can all agree that the energy it omits is as mysterious and magnetic as the universe itself. Pantone must have felt the same pull to the shade when they officially named Ultra Violet their 2018 Color of the Year.
Pantone’s website introduces the color as “a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”
Purple symbolizes something greater, counterculture, unconventionality and artistic brilliance that we are all going to need to contribute more of to move us forward in 2018. Here are 10 ways to radiate Ultra Violet from local bloggers who have fully embraced the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year.
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