thumbnail_pantoneThe Pantone Colour Institute has spoken: at a time when it seems everybody is in need of some hope, the bright “ greenery” should help provide some as the 2017 Colour of the Year. The idolised colour authority announced its choice of the shade Pantone 15-0343 (generally called “greenery”) on Thursday. Pantone chooses a colour each year that it expects to appear prominently in fashion, products, design and life—as well as reflect prevailing mood or sentiments, CNN Moneyreports.