Pantone Names Marsala as 2015 Color of the Year

Update Your Room with the Drama and Warmth of Marsala

A naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls.

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.

Of course it would be natural to use this color with some gray tones.  Here is one suggested paring that also includes Daybreak, a dusty shade of hydrangea:

2015 Pantone Color Marsala

But given those warm, brown undertones you see in Marsala, you should also consider combining it with neutral browns (and maybe spicing it up with Apricot Brandy:


If you love the idea of a bit of purple in your room, here is a great combination using Marsala: