As you may have heard, the color experts at Pantone Color Institute announced not one but two colors of the year for 2016: Rose Quartz (light pink) and Serenity (baby blue).
“Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace,” says the company’s press release, noting that the combination was chosen to counteract the stresses of daily life and reflect modern gender equality.
A recent visit to the boutique at 1407 Vine Street revealed a bounty of cotton candy-hued merchandise, including ceramics from local artists ck-tc, marbled leather goods from Scout & Catalogue, and cool clocks from A to B Studio. If you’re into awesome wall decor, local creatives Jessie Cundiff, Una Floral, Fern, and photographer Brooke Shanesy collaborated with Continuum to create a canvas poster that features an unabashedly rosy background.
As it turns out, Mark Twain was wrong. Not only is Cincinnati right on trend, this time we’re ahead of the curve.