The Hottest Shade


Ultra Violet radiates as the Pantone Color of the Year

From faux flowers to furniture and floor coverings, our interior designers share their favorite statement pieces in 2018’s rich, royal hue.

Nanette Baker of Interiors by Nanette in Albertson • 516-228-2130, ext. 119

Favorite Item in Ultra Violet: Ethan Allen’s Purple Hyacinth Watergarden, Item #446378B
Price: $589

“If you love the look of fresh-cut flowers but don’t want to replace them week after week, add a lively burst of ultra violet to your space with this gorgeous and completely natural-looking handmade flower arrangement of hyacinth in a clear cylinder.”

Denise Rinfret and Missy Rinfret Minicucci of The Rinfret Group in Manhasset • 516-426-6192

Favorite Item in Ultra Violet: Boca do Lobo at
Price: Varies with fabric

“Ultra violet is definitely a color that communicates originality and is reserved for a visionary thinker. This stand-out chair is the one that everyone will want to sit in. It’s the exclamation point in a room!”

Greg Lanza of Greg Lanza Design in Locust Valley • 516-656-9848

Favorite Item in Ultra Violet: Hand-knotted 100 percent New Zealand wool Antique Rug in Purple Design at Surya at
Price: Varies by size

“Violet and purple evoke royalty or the bohemian lifestyle. Either way, it’s a moody color that evokes creativity, sexiness and mystery. Use it as an accent or a full-on splurge—there’s no middle-of-the-road decorating here.”

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