Touched by Turquoise - Pantone's 2010 Color of the Year
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, talks about why turquoise is so appealing, what the hottest turquoise color combinations are and how to make turquoise work in your own home.
By Lisa Capretto
Original Content | March 18, 2010
These bright, bold color combinations are not for the faint of heart! Hot colors such as orange or lipstick red are already quite vivid, so marrying them with another commanding color such as turquoise creates a completely fearless look.
Leatrice especially likes the turquoise-red combination, noting that they are true complements on the color wheel and therefore fit better together than you might assume.
Does turquoise make you timid? Read the rules for incorporating turquoise into your home.