Peach Fuzz: the Pantone Color of the Year 2024
Pantone’s unveiling of the Color of the Year is a much-anticipated event that sets the tone for design, fashion, and other industries. Last year it was Viva Magenta. In 2024, Peach Fuzz takes center stage — a color that delicately melds the warmth of peach with the softness of pale pink.
Check out the Peach Fuzz Colors page to understand the symbolism behind this color, its application in design, and explore inspiring Peach Fuzz-colored templates from VistaCreate.
In this article, you’ll learn everything there is to know about Peach Fuzz: from the meaning behind it to shades that work best with the Pantone Color of the Year 2024. You’ll also see how businesses utilize Peach Fuzz in their campaigns and find inspiration for your brand.
Make sure to stay till the end, as we’ve prepared a collection of Peach Fuzz-inspired templates that you can easily adjust to your brand in the VistaCreate editor!
What is Peach Fuzz?
Described by the Pantone Color Institute as a “velvety gentle peach tone whose all-embracing spirit enriches mind, body, and soul”, Peach Fuzz is a hue that speaks volumes through its subtlety.
It embodies a gentle, muted tone that radiates comfort, tranquility, and sophistication. Imagine the soft blush of a ripening peach at dawn, captured in a color that evokes a sense of calmness and grace.
So, what is the meaning behind Peach Fuzz?
In times of uncertainty, we all crave connection and comfort. We’re learning that a fulfilling life involves more than just staying healthy — it’s about finding peace within ourselves amid our busy lives. As we rethink what truly matters, there’s a color that embodies our longing for closeness and community. Pantone’s Color of the Year 2024 isn’t just a color; it’s a warm, inviting embrace that brings us together, offering a sense of belonging and compassion. It’s a hue that whispers of simpler times, yet feels fresh and hopeful, guiding us toward a brighter future.
In seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection, we chose a color radiant with warmth and modern elegance. A shade that resonates with compassion, offers a tactile embrace, and effortlessly bridges the youthful with the timeless.Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute
Yiying Lu, an artist, public speaker, and pioneer in the democratization of art, describes Peach Fuzz as “a humane color; it hugs you, gently smiles at you, and puts you at ease”.
Bruce Anthony Marshall, who created the playlist for the Color of the Year 2024, says that this hue gives him a sense of “lightness, hope, and positive energy”.
Though that’s a lovely portrayal of Peach Fuzz, nothing captures the essence of the color quite like its color data:
- What is the Peach Fuzz Pantone code?
- What is the Peach Fuzz RGB code? 255, 190, 152
- What is the Peach Fuzz HEX code? #FFBE98
- What is the Peach Fuzz LAB code? 83.16, 22.40, 30.15
Peach Fuzz and other colors: Inspirational palettes
The beauty of Peach Fuzz lies in its ability to complement an extensive spectrum of shades. Pairing it with tranquil blues infuses spaces with a serene and inviting ambiance. Alternatively, coupling it with deeper, earthy tones brings warmth and depth, creating a sense of grounding. Moreover, when mixed with vibrant colors like coral or mint, Peach Fuzz provides balance and softness, acting as a harmonizing element.
The Pantone Color Institute suggests pairing Peach Fuzz with muted, earthy hues for a sophisticated feel.
You can also pair Peach Fuzz with similar tints for a warm and welcoming color scheme.
Or, combine Peach Fuzz with brighter shades to create a vibrant palette.
Peach Fuzz and brands: Marketing campaigns
With the announcement of the new Color of the Year, the Pantone Color Institute revealed multiple brand collaborations using Peach Fuzz across various products.
Let’s explore the most noteworthy ones!
Pantone and Motorola bring the Pantone Color of the Year 2024, Peach Fuzz, to life in the razr and edge series.
Continuing their exciting partnership, Pantone and Motorola have crafted revolutionary devices in vibrant colors that push the boundaries and tell your unique story.
The collaboration between Motorola and the Pantone Color of the Year 2024 inspires imagination and brings people together by emphasizing the significance of shared moments.
Cariuma, the sneaker for nature lovers, surfers, city dwellers, and active individuals, is thrilled to be recognized once more as Pantone’s official footwear partner for the Pantone Color of the Year 2024!
The brand announced the launch of four sneaker designs featuring Peach Fuzz. With every sneaker purchase, Cariuma contributes to their environmental restoration program by planting a pair of trees in the Brazilian Rainforest. Their efforts have resulted in over 2 million trees planted to date.
Ultrafabrics explores how color impacts interior spaces. They blend color with materials to evoke emotions, create coziness, and provide a sense of safety. Ultrafabrics showcases this in a visual story called “The Nest”.
“The Nest” is an optimistic view, envisioning colorful and sensory spaces for the future. This vision includes interior color palettes, inspiration, and global events to share expertise on integrating the Color of the Year into various environments.
Among other brands that have already used the Color of the Year 2024 are Ruggable (machine-washable rugs), Spoonflower (home decor and fabric), Polaroid (cameras, film, and optical equipment), and more.
Peach Fuzz design templates
Want to stay ahead in color trends? Consider integrating Peach Fuzz into your visual communication.
You don’t have to overhaul your brand colors or make Peach Fuzz the centerpiece of your company’s identity for the next year. Incorporating Peach Fuzz-colored accents into your marketing designs for different platforms — web, social media, and print — can also do the trick!
Note that you can also use a photo featuring Peach Fuzz and then adjust your template to the colors of the image. Our Styles feature will be handy in this case!
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Pantone choosing Peach Fuzz as the Color of the Year 2024 encourages us to embrace its subtle charm and elegance. It can beautify our homes, impact fashion, and spark creativity, reminding us of the beauty in simplicity and calmness.
In welcoming Peach Fuzz into our lives, we’re opening our arms to a year that celebrates grace, tranquility, and the subtle allure of a hue that whispers timeless elegance. It’s more than a color; it’s an embodiment of the peace we seek in an ever-evolving world.