Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

2020: Classic Blue

The verdict is in, and the officials over at Pantone have spoken, the 2020 color of the year is Classic Blue! This is the twentieth year that they have chosen the color of the year, beginning in the year 2000 with the color Cerulean Blue. With twenty years since then passing, and the color coming back into a darker and bolder blue, it is a statement of the times. Classic Blue is a trustable color that we can rely on, compared to last years much more vibrant Living Coral, this is a relaxing hue that can still pack a bold punch when incorporated to many different design elements.  

The Significance of Classic Blue

A timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.
As described by Pantone, the choice for this ageless shade of blue signifies how we as a collective whole seek structure and something steadfast. As we head into the beginning of a new decade, the desire for something so tried and true is only natural and we dive into the unknown.
Adornado – Osborne & Little Wallpaper

Serene Blues for the Walls

Classic Blue holds the potential for being striking, while also creating tranquility with its bold and deep tone. The combination of it with white is one of the most favored color combos in the design world. We’re going to highlight a couple powerful choices you could use to implement this tone into your home. You can click any of these swatches to learn more about their corresponding wallpaper patterns.
Antique Strie Velvet – Schumacher Fabric

Classic Blue Hues for Upholstery

Bringing 2019 to a close, Classic Blue as a fresh start is such a welcoming and safe color to incorporate into your design space. Especially when it comes to upholstery, blue fabrics have a bold impact while remaining soft and calming on the eyes, creating and crafting your own serene dream room to ease your troubles and relax. You can click any of these swatches to learn more about their corresponding fabric patterns. Alternatively, you can use our color search tool to search for any shade of blue in the fabric and wallpaper sections of our shop. Happy hunting, we hope you find amazing and inspired ways to incorporate this gorgeous color. 

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