2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet). The Pantone Color Institute describes Ultra Violet as “inventive and imaginative”, “complex and contemplative”, and as a color that “lights the way to what is yet to come.”


And the 2018 Color of the Year goes beyond trends. According to Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, the Pantone Color of the Year is “a reflection of what’s needed in our world today”.

That’s an excellent reason for selecting a color.

Interior Design & Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet is a bold color, making it ideal for drawing attention to a chair, sofa, lamp, rug, or throw pillow.

Cathers Home has used Ultra Violet in the past, including in our Snowmass Ranch project.

Snowmass Ranch Cathers Home

And we also harnessed this imaginative color in our Colorful Mountain Retreat project.

Colorful Mountain Retreat Cathers Home

Here are some Ultra Violet pieces chosen by Cathers Home.


We’re excited to see how the interior design industry uses Ultra Violet in 2018!