The 2018 Pantone color of the year is Ultra Violet; a dramatically provocative and thoughtful shade of purple. Historically, ultra violet has had a mystical or spiritual quality attached to it. The color inspires us to be mindful and seek refuge from today’s overstimulating world. It’s also has long been a symbol of counterculture. Prince, David Bowie and Jimmie Hendrix all used ultra violet as personal expressions of individuality. The color communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.
We’ll show you how to bring the power of ultra violet cabinets in to your kitchen to create a truly unique and thoughtful space.
All Ultra Violet Cabinets
If you’re looking to submerse yourself in the emotions ultra violet evoke, there’s no better way than to go all ultra violet for your kitchen cabinets. You can add other artistic elements to your cabinets so the color doesn’t completely take over the space but complete ultra violet cabinets will be the star.
If you’re not ready to take the full plunge into ultra violet, having your lower cabinets painted this color can still bring the wonder of ultra violet into your kitchen without being overbearing. Pair the colorful lower cabinets with lighter, neutral uppers; a white will always work great.
We’re starting to see more and more people experiment with fun, statement islands and ultra violet is a perfect choice to add a dramatic splash of color to your kitchen. An ultra violet colored island is a great way to keep a more traditional color palette while still showing off your creative side.
Ultra violet cabinets demand attention in your space so if you love the color but would rather it be in small doses you should consider accent pieces. A side counter, trim or an upper open cabinet is a good place to introduce ultra violet in your kitchen. The subtle color might be the magical touch your kitchen needs.
For some ultra violet lovers, the color is too dominating to feature in their kitchen. That doesn’t mean you need to ignore it all together. You can go with interior color for a refreshing blast of ultra violet every time you open your cabinets. The pantry is another place that you can get creative with ultra violet shelving.
If you don’t want to incorporating ultra violet in your cabinet design you can still have the color throughout your kitchen. Go with ultra violet accessories and fabrics or make a statement with an ultra violet range.
If you love ultra violet, don’t be afraid to add it to your design, the key is to make a space you can relax in for years to come. Make an appointment with one of our cabinet specialists to add ultra violet or any other color to your cabinet design!