2016 Color of The Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity in Wedding Invitation Design

pantone-color-of-the-yearCalm. Gentle. Reassuring. And in our view, at Kleinfeld Paper, balanced—always an indicator of good design!

These are just some symbolic interpretations of Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year, which for the first time ever is a blend of two colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity.

Joined together Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.”

Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute

To the visible eye, this year’s color choice could be:

  • Either one of the two colors, Rose Quartz OR Serenity
  • A variation on the two colors
  • The blending of both colors together

This color connects with many different styles in wedding invitations. Rose Quartz and Serenity have the ability to work as neutrals, as primary stand-alone colors, or as accent colors in a wedding invitation suite. From fashion to flowers to food, and of course wedding invitations, see how this year’s color choice has already inspired the Kleinfeld Paper wedding collection:

wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-design wedding-invitation-designColor of The Year via Pantone || Bride via Caroline Tran Photography || Groom from Kina Wicks Photography via Grey Likes Wedding || Bridesmaid from Chris Cornwell Photography via Style Me Pretty || Macaroons from Simply Bloom Photography via Style Me Pretty || Sunset via Workingman’s Blues


Creating Your Own Wedding Invitation Design Color Palette

It’s easy to get a look inspired by the Color of the Year found in many of our designs now available online and through fine stationery retailers. You can view our entire color palette with the professional eye of an expert at one of our local retail stationery partner stores, including our own Kleinfeld Paper boutique in Manhattan. If you’re already planning a trip to Kleinfeld’s for your wedding dress, be sure to make an appointment at the Kleinfeld Paper Boutique.

For more ideas and inspiration, check out our Pantone Color of the Year board on Pinterest. And for more about this year’s unique choice from the world’s foremost authority in color, visit Pantone.

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