Pantone announced the Pantone colour of the year for 2010 as Pantone 15-5519 Turquoise. An inviting, luminous hue that combined the serene qualities of blue and the invigorating aspects of green into a vivid Turquoise.

Turquoise inspires thoughts of tropical waters and an escape from everyday life, to restore a sense of wellbeing. In many cultures it is believed that turquoise is a protective talisman and a colour of faith and truth, inspired by water and sky. Whether envisioned as a tranquil ocean surrounding a tropical island or a protective stone warding off evil spirits, Pantone Turquoise is a colour that most people respond to positively. It is universally flattering, has appeal for both men and women, and translates easily to fashion and interiors.

  • Pantone 15-5519 Turquoise is from the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors colour library.
  • RGB Digital Design: R: 69, G: 184, B: 172
  • HTML Web Design and Internet Publishing: HTML: 45B8AC
  • Pantone Plastics Chips: PQ-15-5519TCX
  • Pantone Solid Colours in print: Not available.
  • Pantone CMYK Reproduction: Not avilable.


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