Take that, color wheel! Pantone recently added 175 new entries to its already robust color system – bringing the total number of hues to 2,100.

Related Fact: Pantone’s 2011 Color of the Year is Honeysuckle. Why Honeysuckle? Well, as they see it, “A dynamic reddish pink, Honeysuckle is encouraging and uplifting. It elevates our psyche beyond escape, instilling the confidence, courage and spirit to meet the exhaustive challenges that have become part of everyday life.”

[Sources: Home Textiles Today and Pantone. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]