If you’re familiar with Pantone, you probably know about its color matching system, referred to as the Pantone Matching System or simply PMS. You might also know about their forecasted colors. What you might not know is that for the first time ever, the Pantone color system is using character-branded Minions from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me franchise, using their playful yellow to coin “Minion” Yellow. If you’re interested in incorporating this new color—or any other shade—in a room, speak to one of the trained consultants at Bretz Interiors in Lakewood, CO. We’ll be happy to help you integrate new colors into your home.
Pantone Minion Yellow
Termed “The Color of Intelligence,” Minion Yellow, much like the sun’s rays, lifts our spirits. It’s a vibrant color, and there are many color combinations that can work with it. For example, if you match it with purple, you’ll achieve a perfect complementary color combination. Add the achromatic brown, and you have another look. A good rule of thumb for combining colors is to create a balance of 60%-30%-10% to make sure you don’t create competition of color. A soft look would be a brown room, with yellow as the 30% and purple as the 10% accent color. Or play with it to create the look and feel you want. [Read more…]