PANTONE Colour of the Year: Classic Blue

pantone colour of the year

WORDS Michaela Stehr IMAGES via pantone.com


PANTONE has released its new Colour of the Year for 2020, a calming shade of blue that is both nostalgic and forward-thinking.

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a colour that is both relatable and comforting. The colour brand¬†describes the tone as “a reassuring presence instilling calm, confidence and connection”. The cobalt-inspired shade imitates the night sky at twilight and is described by Executive Director of PANTONE, Leatrice Eiseman, as a solid and dependable hue that is reliable in graphic design, decor, fashion and beauty.

The colour works well in decor schemes, used in furniture, or as a statement feature wall colour.

For more information, visit pantone.com.