It's the year of purple. Stephanie Pierce, director of design and trends at MasterBrand Cabinets, shared her thoughts on Pantone's choice for the 2018 Color of the Year, Ultra Violet.

"Deep purples break the barrier of primarily feminine appeal and broaden its usability into a darker, sophisticated jewel-tone realm. Pantone's Ultra Violet, the color of the year, encompasses these traits as well as an energetic electricity to add more personality to the home," said Pierce.

Read more about her take on color for kitchens and baths in Builder, The Oregonian, Sudbury Living, and Design Quarterly.

Decora Cabinets' Custom Cabinet Color program allows home owners to incorporate deep purple throughout the home by accenting cabinetry. Omega Cabinetry's Dynasty Series provides more than 40 cabinetry modifications as well as a Cabinet Paint Color program to help home owners create their own take on the trend.

MasterBrand Cabinets Inc. is the largest cabinet manufacturer in North America. Its powerful portfolio of brands – ranging from standard to custom – offers quality cabinetry solutions for the kitchen, bath and other areas of the home.