Robyn Caughlan Very Peri

It’s that time of year again… The announcement of Pantone’s colour of the year. And for 2022 it’s a brand new blue shade, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri.  

“Blending the faithfulness and constancy of blue with the energy and excitement of red, this happiest and warmest of all the blue hues introduces an empowering mix of newness.”

– CARLSTADT, N.J, December 9, 2021 

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The colour selection isn’t as straightforward as it seems. It’s a process that takes a lot of thoughtful consideration, trend analysis and research from colour experts. Looking into all areas of the entertainment industry, travel, new artists, fashion, design and more importantly the new lifestyles that have emerged from the pandemic.  

“Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives. Rekindling gratitude for some of the qualities that blue represents complemented by a new perspective that resonates today, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri places the future ahead in a new light.” 

– CARLSTADT, N.J, December 9, 2021 

So, what does Very Peri mean for the interior design industry?  

Expect to see a wave of new and playful schemes featuring this vibrant and modern colour. This can be represented in prints, paint, wall covering, art and many more textile offerings. Whether it’s a hint or a whole wall, Very Peri is here to bring some joy!

Carnival Purple by Lynne Tanner

Very Peri at Materialised

With a library of over 40,000 customisable prints and a pic ‘n’ mix of beautiful vinyls, wall covering and commercial textiles, it’s a playground perfect for creating schemes that explore the pops of Very Peri.

Experiment by pairing it up with contrasting sunset pinks or with complementary tones of blues and violets.

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Hailstorm Amethyst – Jimmy Pike featuring Very Peri highlights.

Do you have a Materialised Very Peri scheme? We would love to see!

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