What’s the right color for an economy that’s hopefully on the mend? Emerald green, of course. Conjuring up gems, dollar bills and the sparkling Emerald City in “The Wizard of Oz,” green is the color of “rejuvenation,” the Pantone Institute’s Leatrice Eiseman says, “something that talks of new life.” We found 11 items to bring that feeling into your home.
For the daring among us, an emerald sofa is the ticket to this year’s color trend. Room & Board’s new Murphy Sofa comes in a rich green (they call it “Vance”), which makes its art deco-inspired curves seem especially elegant. $1,399, www.roomandboard.com. Room and Board