Pantone describes its 2013 Color of the Year: “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A colour of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony. Most often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, the perception of Emerald is sophisticated and luxurious.”
New Jersey–based Pantone creates color definitions. By using the Pantone Color Matching System, professionals who use color are assured their tones match identical tones no matter where they appear.
A former Chicagoan, Elizabeth G Fagan is an artist, photographer, and writer who resides in southeastern Wisconsin. She calls her place in the world Lake Michigan’s Left Coast.
Fagan’s art begins with her own photography. Then she alters her photos digitally to create images that can be printed in a variety of media: unframed prints or canvases; custom-framed prints or canvases; 5×7 or 8×10 wood panels; pillows, throws, calendars, greeting cards, coffee mugs, and more.