In a few days Pantone will be announcing it’s highly anticipated 2022 color of the year.  [UPDATE: VERY PERI 17-3938].   While we impatiently await this update, we thought we’d share another fun item from them – Pantone Sticker Chips. While pantone is one of the most universally followed color standards, not everyone is in a position to own the (ever updating) color books.  In comes this fascinating sticker page. An affordable way to review your color choices and share the palette with your entire network.  Whether it’s your garment manufacturer, screenprinter, or sign company.  These chips will help make sure everyone is on the sameRead More →

color matching

We love working with clients remotely, it’s the digital age after all. One area that can get a bit tricky is color matching. Why? (and) What does that mean? Basically, getting the color you’re envisioning to print out, or match, your example image, swatch, or idea. One way to do this is with Pantone Color Systems. The only downfall is you really need to have the physical books. Here’s why: We visited their website and utilized the handy “Find a Pantone” Tool. This snapshot is what we could see on our screen versus the physical Living Coral page from our Pantone book. See the difference?Read More →

When starting a collection the generation of a color story is very important. From the blues to gold to pinks and purples, no matter what story you choose it obvious to say that they must go well together. Whether you choose to go with a monochromatic color scheme or a complimentary, it is such an important part of the collection process. Some designers may choose to go to a picture for color inspiration; others may choose to use a series of paintings or photographs. Another great resource that a good majority of the fashion world today chooses to go through is forecasting services. They mayRead More →