Pantone: Color Theory for Spring 2018

Spring is just around the corner! With the new season we welcome warmer weather, the rebirth of plants, and new color, color, color! That's right, Spring Pantone is about to pop off. And we at Jesse James Beads couldn't be more excited.

The colors that Pantone Color Institute has released for Spring 2018 are fresh, intoxicating, and some downright wild. Any purple lovers out there? You're in luck. Pantone brings us 4 varied shades of this regal hue. Want a peek at what's to come? Scroll on, sweet friend! These colors are for you:

PANTONE TREND COLORS: Spring/Summer 2018

The Pantone Color Institute forecasts the top trending colors seen across all areas of design for that particular season. Typically Pantone calls out 10 colors, however this Spring/Summer we are donned with an additional 2! Here are your most prevalent colors of Spring/Summer 2018. Leave us a comment with your favorite for a chance to win a $10 gift card!


PANTONE 13-0646
Bold. Lively. Confident. Joy-Filled. 
PANTONE 17-1563
Cherry Tomato
Impulsive. Energetic. Courageous. Alive.
PANTONE 16-4132
Little Boy Blue
Clarity. Expansiveness. Promise of a Brand New Day. 
PANTONE 18-1440
Chili Oil
Seasoned. Earthy. Flavorful.
PANTONE 14-3207
Pink Lavender
Soft. Romantic. Soothing. Charm.
PANTONE 15-1520
Blooming Dahlia
Subtly Alluring. Feminine. Understated Appeal
PANTONE 16-5533
Retro. Yet Modern. Cool. Clean. Complex
PANTONE 18-3838
Ultra Violet
Original. Ingenious. Magical. Distinct. 
PANTONE 18-1028
Rich. Chocolatey. Empowered.
PANTONE 12-2103
Almost Mauve
Gentle. Delicate. Nostalgic. Ephemeral.
PANTONE 17-3020
Spring Crocus
Witty. Expressive. Exciting. Flirtatious.
PANTONE 13-0550
Lime Punch
Sharp. Strident. Citrus.
Stay tuned for more Pantone fun. We are cooking up some fantastic new finds for you, that is, hand-dyed beads to perfectly match these 12 fantastic hues. Be on the look out for new mixes and strands from the color curators at Jesse James Beads. It's all happening soon!
Leave a comment with your favorite Spring 2018 Pantone color and why for a chance to win a $10 gift card. Winner will be chosen at random on February 20!
All Heart,
Your Friends at Jesse James Beads

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