Whether you think it’s a marketing ploy or an exciting new direction, Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year is here. Very Peri brings together cool blue and warm reds, offered in a spirit of hope for overcoming present global difficulties that face us as we enter 2022. Periwinkle isn’t the first MCM color that comes to mind. It’s neither the bright primary colors of the 50s or the muted earth tones of the late 60s/early 70s. Maybe as an MCM fan, you know better than to follow the changing winds of color trends. But, still, it might spark ideas for breaking out of color ruts. Let us know what you think! Can the Pantone Color of the Year work with MCM? Should we even pay attention to it?
While you ponder those questions, here are some home decor accessories and artwork conversant with MCM in Very Peri, the 2022 Color of the Year.
A comforting throw is always welcome, and a fairly replaceable one at that. This reversible periwinkle and white throw is made of your choice of minky, velvet, or fleece.
The geometric shapes and texture of this duvet cover had us feeling soothed and intrigued.
The bulbuous look of a vintage pitcher is a fun, tabletop homage to the mid century. This particular one is, you guessed it, periwinkle.
Speaking of mid century ceramic tableware, Fiesta fits that bill! Here’s a vintage Fiesta gravy boat in periwinkle.
Named after Mid Century Modern ceramicist and entreprenuer Edith Heath, Heath Ceramics is still at it making sleek, modern ceramics for the home such as this candle holder containing a lavender and cedarwood scented candle.
Made of vintage lucite, these earrings have retro charm with contemporary perks of surgical steel and acrylic backing.
Circular Abstract VIII Art Print combines periwinkle with mustard and teal for a color palette that’s very Mid Mod friendly and in a geometric vernacular that’s also right at home in MCM design.
So this one is more of an investment, but the handwoven color blocks of Yellow
Orchid in the Garden feel organic and geometric, making it a warm addition to an MCM home.