Spoonflower + Pantone presentPantone Color of the Year 2023: ‘Viva Magenta’ Design Challenge

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Pantone® just announced Viva Magenta as Color of the Year 2023! In partnership with Pantone, Spoonflower has already begun to bring this color to life and now it’s your turn to join in the conversation. 


For this official Pantone x Spoonflower Design Challenge, we invite you to create a design featuring Viva Magenta, a color which was selected to represent the bravery to break boundaries, fearless optimism, and Pantone’s pillars of Art + Design and Science + Tech. Use Pantone’s Ignite palette below, showcasing Viva Magenta as your dominant color, sparking energy within an otherwise soft palette. Your challenge is to use only the palette provided without adding additional colors (like black or white).

Each Artist in the top ten will receive a performance velvet throw blanket featuring their design! 

Pantone’s palette, Ignite:

18-1750 Viva Magenta, Hex: #BB2649 (your dominant color)
13-1404 Pale Dogwood, Hex: #EDCDC2
13-1010 Gray Sand, Hex: #E5CCAF
13-3804 Gray Lilac, Hex: #D4CACD
15-1216 Pale Khaki, Hex: #BFAF92
15-1115 Fields of Rye, Hex: #B7A990
15-6307 Agate Gray, Hex: #B3B1A1
13-4111 Plein Air, Hex: #BFCAD6
  • Entries close . View the full timeline below.
  • Designs will be viewed as a Fat Quarter of Fabric on the voting ballot. Acceptable repeat options for this challenge are Basic, Half-Drop, Half-Brick, Mirror, Center.
  • Designs previously uploaded on Spoonflower.com are not eligible for this contest. Designs do not require printed proofing to enter the contest.
  • The popular vote determines the top 65 winning designs. Voters include Spoonflower artists and customers as well as the public.
  • The top 65 designs receive prizes or benefits. View the full prize list below.
  • View the full Terms & Conditions for this challenge.

Our partner: Pantone

Pantone provides a universal language of color that enables color-critical decisions through every stage of the workflow for brands and manufacturers. More than 10 million designers and producers around the world rely on Pantone products and services to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization – across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design.