The beginning of a New Year brings with it new resolutions, the start of the Spring semester, and a new color of the year! Pantone has declared Emerald the official color of 2013, describing it as, “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” Last year Tangerine Tango could be found everywhere – on runways, eyelids and fingernails, Pinterest crafts, and in any retail store. This year, Emerald will surely permeate the graphic elements of our daily lives while inspiring “growth, renewal, and prosperity.” Here is some creative inspiration to help you incorporate this vivid jewel-tone into your everyday life!