Cool Coral Decor That Proves Pantone Was onto Something With Their 2019 Color of the Year

published Apr 24, 2019
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The geniuses at the Pantone Color Institute declared Living Coral the Color of the Year for 2019, and we are here for it. Whether it’s adorning throws or artwork, we love the soothing, yet fresh pop of color coral injects into a space. Take a look at some of our favorite ways to intersperse this special shade into your home decor.

This durable, bestselling cotton rug would instantly brighten up any room. Try placing it on top of a larger, more neutrally-hued rug for a pretty, layered look.

Crafted out of 100 percent cotton velvet, this tufted fainting sofa would make a stylish addition to your living room (or bedroom if you have the space!). The wooden spindle legs add another layer of sophistication.

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We think this abstract, multicolored egg print—that features complementary shades of coral with a bit of crisp white for contrast—would look great as a standalone piece or part of a larger gallery wall arrangement.

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Turkish Towels, $14.90 each

These chic color-blocked towels feature coral contrasted nicely against cream, muted beige, and a white and coral stripe—complete with fringe trim. The highly absorbent Turkish cotton material makes this a lightweight, quick-drying choice for beach, pool, or even bath.

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These pillows are handmade in India and are woven into polyester from recycled water bottles. They’re a great way to add a graphic element that complements any piece of furniture, nook, or window seat.

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For an economical way to add some color to your space, this live air plant in a coral painted sea urchin is the unique choice. Its diminutive size would make a great addition to a desk, end table, or windowsill.

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This compact end table is perfect for smaller apartments or tight spaces. The bright coral color is functional, too: It features a drawer plus a lower display shelf.