Like that first bite of a crisp as hell Granny Smith apple or the smell of cut grass in spring, the Pantone 2017 colour of the year, Greenery, is the optimistic breath of fresh air the world needs as we put the sh-t year that was 2016 in our collective rear views. The Pantone Color Institute announced the choice yesterday, calling the energetic colour a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew” in a press release on the institute’s site.