Every year at this time, Pantone, the New Jersey company best known for its color matching system used in a variety of industries, releases its Color of the Year. Replacing 2012′s reddish-orange Tangerine Tango, the straightforward Emerald will be the Color of the Year for 2013. Pantone proclaims it “Lively. Radiant. Lush … A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” You heard it here first.