Color of the Year: Ultra Violet


blankA dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. METRO has found a few new pieces to freshen up any room in the house. 

blankEstate Settee
The Estate Settee in bold violet features subtle button tufting across the seat back and an overstuffed seat cushion for extra comfort. It’s tall graceful back juxtaposed with the low minimalist arms, creates a striking look. $2,835. Available at

blankIn The Sheets
Bring a bohemian vibe to the bedroom with this smooth-fit ultra-violet duvet cover from designer Monika Strigel. Queen set includes two standard pillow shams. $249. Available at Nordstrom,


Waterford’s W Collection

Purple Passion
Rich, purple-tones and a contemporary shape make this two-piece set of crystal wine glasses from Waterford’s W Collection, a stunningly gorgeous and cosmopolitan choice for your elegant table setting. $195. Available at Macy’s,



Tulip Chair
Dressed in Hombre Plum leather, the Tulip Chair creates folds that mimic the namesake flower’s petals using vertical pleats. A row of silver nail heads shine against the dark backdrop, while black baseball stitching on the arm panels add another level of visual interest. $5,610. Available at


Put Your Feet Up
Accent any room with a Cotton Velvet Pouf by Surya in the color of the year. $300. Available at


glass sculpture available at Clayton Gray Home

Visual Art
The handcrafted solid glass sculpture by Arteriors Home can be the focal point of the room on a pedestal, shelf or table. $840. Available at Clayton Gray Home,



Amelie Lamp
Designed by Melea Markell for Bradburn Home, the Amelie Lamp is designed in the US with refined details: a modified ginger jar in rich violet that tapers upward, a shallow mounting in gold leaf, and an acorn-shaped gold finial. $573. Available at







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