According to colour experts at Pantone, 2016 was the year of ‘Rose Quartz’, or ‘Millennial Pink’ as it became more commonly known. From home décor to clothing and curated Instagram feeds, you never had to look far before another delicate pink hue would surface. Fast forward to 2018 and there’s a new colour on the block in the form of what people are calling ‘Gen Z Yellow’. Bright and vibrant, this year’s shade of the moment is vastly different from the muted tones of seasons gone by. So why are colours symbolic of peer groups so close together, so far apart? We speak to Karen Haller, leading expert in the field of Applied Colour Psychology, about all things generational colour.
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