PANTONE Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet

                                With 2018 just around the corner, <a href="https://www.pantone.com/"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">PANTONE</a> made their much anticipated, yearly announcement of their color selection that reigns supreme throughout the design world all year long. They selected PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet for <a href="https://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2018"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">PANTONE Color of the Year 2018</a>, which first made us want to listen to Prince all day, and then to search for products that feature the rich, regal color. Take a look at some of our favorite finds we discovered during the process.
                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet/roundup-pantone-ultraviolet-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/Roundup-Pantone-Ultraviolet-0-810x570.jpg" alt="PANTONE Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet" /></a>
                                1. <a href="https://www.yliving.com/louis-poulsen-panthella-mini-led-table-lamp.html"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Panthella Mini LED Table Lamp by Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen</a> 2. <a href="https://hidratespark.com/products/hidrate-spark-2-0?variant=300271173656&amp;gclid=CjwKCAiA07PRBRBJEiwAS20SIO96GdSxikwbydLebCV0oC6Iz0vZv7_fGJqcusUHA_sG10vsoDPzzRoC-jMQAvD_BwE"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle</a> 3. <a href="https://ae.amara.com/products/ghost-buster-commode-small-violet"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ghost Buster Commode by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell</a> 4. <a href="http://www.dwr.com/dining-chairs-and-stools/series-7-chair/7318.html?lang=en_US#q=series%2B7&amp;lang=en_US&amp;start=1"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Series 7™ Chair by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen</a> 5. <a href="https://store.moma.org/new/beak-carafe/126052-126052.html?cgid=new#start=1"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Beak Carafe by Tomas Kral</a> 6. <a href="http://www.poppin.com/Campfire-Big-Lounge-Sofa%2C-Purple-102952+%3A+103479.html?prefn1=color&amp;prefv1=Purple&amp;start=12"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Campfire Big Loung Sofa by Turnstone for Steelcase</a> 7. <a href="https://www.connox.com/categories/furniture/seating-objects/magis-spun-armchair.html"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Spun Armchair by Thomas Heatherwick for Magis</a> 8. <a href="https://www.bludot.com/wicket-lounge-chair.html"  rel="nofollow noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Wicket Lounge Chair by Blu Dot</a> <div class="post-limited-image"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-328526" src="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet-810x652.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="652" srcset="https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet.jpg 810w, https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet-800x644.jpg 800w, https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet-768x618.jpg 768w, https://design-milk.com/images/2017/12/pantone-color-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet-500x402.jpg 500w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></div>
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“Installation art has finally taken over the last bastion of architecture”

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/opinion/"><strong>Opinion:</strong></a> colossal public artworks like <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/09/14/thomas-heatherwick-design-vessel-staircase-sculpture-hudson-yards-new-york/">Thomas Heatherwick's interlinking staircases</a> for New York are the architectural monuments of our time, says <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/aaron-betsky/">Aaron Betsky</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/10/07/aaron-betsky-opinon-installation-art-architecture-thomas-heatherwick-vessel/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

London mayor launches inquiry into finances of contentious Garden Bridge

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        The controversial <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/garden-bridge/">Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge</a> is to come under further scrutiny, as London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a review to assess whether the project provides value for money. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/09/22/london-mayor-sadiq-khan-inquiry-finances-garden-bridge-thomas-heatherwick/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Heatherwick unveils staircase structure as “centrepiece” for New York’s Hudson Yards

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        British designer <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/thomas-heatherwick/">Thomas Heatherwick</a> has revealed a honeycomb-like structure comprising a series of interconnected <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/staircases">staircases</a> to sit at the centre of the vast Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/09/14/thomas-heatherwick-design-vessel-staircase-sculpture-hudson-yards-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

UK government renews support for Garden Bridge but reduces offer by £6 million

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        The UK government has pledged its continuous support for the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/garden-bridge/">Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge</a>, but has reduced its financial guarantee from £15 million to £9 million. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/08/25/garden-bridge-thomas-heatherwick-government-renews-support-reduces-financial-guarantee/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Heatherwick defends Garden Bridge as investigation reveals £22 million funding gap

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/thomas-heatherwick/">Thomas Heatherwick</a> has defended his <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/garden-bridge/">Garden Bridge</a> proposal for London's River Thames, after a BBC report found that the project was missing an additional £22 million in funding. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/08/18/thomas-heatherwick-defends-garden-bridge-funding-gap-investigation-audit-newsnight/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Virtual reality movie offers a preview of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge

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        The team behind London's controversial <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/garden-bridge/">Garden Bridge</a> have released a short film that allows viewers to experience the project in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/virtual-reality/">virtual reality</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/22/garden-bridge-virtual-reality-movie-preview-thomas-heatherwick/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>