Design notes from the Barcelona Chair: What is the Pantone Color of the year?
Every year, since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute declares the “Color of the year”. The color of the year is one referral hue used by Pantone to promote several messages to the world of fashion and design. It became widely popular in the world of fashion, Interior Design, and the color industry. Every year, the announcement of the Color of the Year is expected by the whole industry of fashion, because it has a deep effect on fashion trends.
What was the color of the year 2020?
Classic Blue (19-4052) was the color of the year 2020. According to Pantone, “(classic blue) evokes calm confidence, connection, and a sense of thoughtful stability as we embark on our next decade. With millions of visual assets, from still photography and design templates to fresh 3D and motion graphics”. At this moment, Pantone hasn’t declared the Color of the year 2021.
What is Pantone?
Pantone was originally a printing company. Created in 1950 in New Jersey, Its color portfolio became progressively requested by the most important consumers in the industry. Nowadays, Pantone owns the Pantone Color System, a system of 3000 hues that is the standard of the industry.
So, let’s all wait for the Pantone Color of the year 2021.
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