Pantone has chosen Marsala as its 2015 Color of the Year.Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.
Marsala for InteriorsComplex and full-bodied without overpowering, Marsala provides a unifying element for interior spaces. Add elegance to any room by incorporating this rich and welcoming hue in accent pieces, accessories and paint. Marsala’s plush characteristics are enhanced when the color is applied to textured surfaces, making it an ideal choice for rugs and upholstered living room furniture.Nurturing and fulfilling, Marsala is a natural fit for the kitchen and dining room – making it ideal for tabletop, small appliances and linens throughout the home. The hue will be especially prominent in striping and floral patterns found in printed place mats, dinnerware, bedding and throws.
Should you find yourself looking to incorporate touches of Marsala into your home, here are a few ideas:daltile Mosaic Glass Tiles, Circuit Vivace and Caprice Crimson Blend:

Karastan Area Rug in Cambridge Red:
Marmoleum Real in Red Amaranth:
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