Prince Receives a Posthumous @Pantone Color

 

By lauradud84 / / The Purple One has an official purple. Although, we think it’s just a hair too dull to be representing this man… The Prince Estate, alongside Pantone Color Institute™, the global color authority, announced today the creation of a standardized custom color to represent and honor international icon, Prince. The (naturally) purple hue, represented by his “Love Symbol #2” was inspired by his custom-made Yamaha purple piano, which was originally scheduled to go on tour with the performer before his untimely passing at the age of 57. The color pays tribute to Prince’s indelible mark on music, art, fashion and culture. Read more here.