Make Microsoft Teams, Edge, and PowerPoint pop with Pantone's purple color of the year

Edge Pantone Theme
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What you need to know

  • Microsoft has several images and backgrounds available to celebrate Very Peri, the Pantone Color of the year for 2022.
  • PowerPoint templates, Microsoft Teams background images, and Microsoft Edge themes are available.
  • Very Peri is a shade of purple that's meant to represent the transitional year that we'll see in 2022.

If you love the Windows 11 wallpapers inspired by the Pantone Color of the Year for 2022, Microsoft has some other options to celebrate the shade. The company has PowerPoint templates, Microsoft Teams background images, and a Microsoft Edge theme inspired by the hue.

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2022 is Very Peri, also known as PANTONE 17-3938. It's a shade a purple that's meant to represent the transition people expect to see next year.

"Encompassing the qualities of the blues, yet at the same time possessing a violet-red undertone, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression," said Pantone when announcing the color's status for 2022.

Earlier this month, we covered a Windows 11 background image from Microsoft inspired by Pantone's Very Peri. Now, people can spread the shade to Teams, PowerPoint, and Edge with themes and backgrounds.

"We are living in transformative times. As we emerge from an intense period of isolation, our notions and standards are changing. Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE® 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we re-write our lives," states the description for the Very Peri theme for Edge.

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