Tangerine Tango: Do you like the Color of the Year for 2012? Vote now!

tangerine-tango.jpgThe Pantone Color Institute has dubbed "Tangerine Tango" the 2012 Color of the Year, describing it as a "vivacious, enticing hue ... a bit exotic, but in a very friendly, non-threatening way" and "a spirited reddish orange."

We think they might right, it is kind of an awesome color. But how does it stack up to the past Colors of the Year? And do you think they should've gone with something different?

All the past COTYs are pictured below - (from the top), Tangerine Tango, 2011's Honeysuckle, 2010's Turquoise, 2009's Mimosa, 2008's Blue Iris, 2007's Chili Pepper, 2006's Sand Dollar, 2005's Blue Turquoise, 2004's Tigerlily, 2003's Aqua Sky, 2002's True Red, 2001's Fuchsia Rose and 2000's Cerulean. Vote now in our two polls below to weigh in on the Color of the Year for 2012.

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Photo/Video credit: Pantone Color Institute