The Color of 2009: Mimosa

HansDesign, Politics

Recently, Pantone announced that PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa is the color of 2009. “In a time of economic uncertainty and political change, optimism is paramount and no other color expresses hope and reassurance more than yellow,” they say. “Mimosa also speaks to enlightenment, as it is a hue that sparks imagination and innovation.” Do you agree?

Pantone Mimosa

Like you, I’m usually pretty suspicious about such blah blah and flowery language, even more so in press releases. But last year they predicted that 2008 would be the year of PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris. Now, I believe that color blue closely resembles Obama’s blue, doesn’t it? Interesting…

Obama Blue


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