This Year Pantone the global authority of color celebrates its 50th anniversary. Take a look at the history of color from fashion to design and beyond.
From the psychedelic 60’s to the expressive 00s color has been an integral part of how a culture expresses the attitude and emotions of the time. In the 60’s youth culture erupted, swinging London to Haight- Ash bury, Counter culture and social revolution.
The Earthy 70’s included colors which are earthy which are the direct effect of the recession and environmental movement and Disco crowded kings are in the fashion.
80’s the US is out of recession where colors are vibrant new art influences from Memphis and japonicas.
90’s grunge and graffiti, nature of zen and irreverence in anime.
00’s have a trend of the technology revolution, minimalism Vs Individualism and globalization leads to huge ground swell changed.