Introducing “Tones”, Pantone’s Latest Communication Tool

Tones, Pantone - hues shoesI have to admit, I’m usually a bit overwhelmed by my inbox.  I mean, I subscribe to every relevant textile newsletter and social network connection updater I can get my hands on so my unread messages are often overflowing.  Fear not, I do eventually get through them all, often finding myself pleasantly surprised by the wealth of information, ideas, and creativity that I am exposed to.  Well today was no different.  In fact today was actually a little extra special.  That is to say today, for the first time, I received the inaugural issue of Tones, Pantone’s brand-spanking-new quarterly newsletter.  And you know what, it’s good.

Tones, Pantone - cottageDescribed as a newsletter dedicated to color in its every expression: art and design, fashion and furnishings, culture and nature, it does not disappoint.  This first edition covers topics like design trends and color forecasting; highlighting home furnishings, packaging design, historical textile design, cultural color trends, and a whole lot more. So , what are you doing?  Stop fiddling around, go sign up.

Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online resource and community supporting for independent designers around the world with building their businesses. A deep love for the craft of fashion paired with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION, where she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!