2012 Color of the Year December 14, 2011 Orange is in. It’s been turning up everywhere, including interiors, fashion, lifestyle—just scan through the pages of Interior Design magazine. For the new year, Pantone is officially giving it some time in the limelight. The venerable authority on color recently announced its 2012 Color of the Year: Tangerine Tango #17-1463 TCX. The choice, albeit a color that is certainly a la mode, is a play on the current global economic status. As the economy slowly but surely turns around, Tangerine Tango is a bold, spirited hue, that, in essence, is meant to offer a boost of energy and encouragement to keep forging ahead. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.