Legend of music and kings of colour combine as Pantone award Prince his very own standardised custom colour, to represent and honour him as an International icon.
For Prince, it could be no other colour than purple. His association to the colour, was of course enthused by his 1984 film and iconic song Purple Rain. Forever from that point, the music legend was associated with the colour purple.
Pantone have additionally represented the purple hue with his 'Love Symbol' which was inspired by his custom-made Yamaha piano, naming the new Pantone shade ‘Love Symbol #2’
Troy Carter, Entertainment Advisor to Prince’s Estate has said “The colour purple was synonymous with who Prince was and always will be. This is an incredible way for his legacy to live on forever.”