Pantone recently announced their 2015 selection of Color of the Year: Marsala.
Such a rich, dramatic color is an interesting pick, considering their choices from 2009 and beyond have been so bright and lively (but more on prior years in a bit).
About their choice: “Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal, while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.”
Curious about the colors from years prior? Starting with 2009 from the left up to 2014: