Pantone Color of the Year 2020


This is always one of my favorite blog posts of the year, it is the announcement of Pantone’s color of the year! This year did not disappoint as the color chosen is a gorgeous blue, a favorite color of yours truly. Read below to find out how this color can and will be used this year, I hope you use it in your home – on a wall, with furniture, or with decoration, as you will not be let down as this color simply makes you happy by looking at it.

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. 

Pantone describes the Classic Blue Color as “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”.

How to Use the Pantone Color of the Year 2020

Pantone has created five unique color palettes featuring PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue to help you bring this year’s special shade into your designs. Each palette conveys a different mood, illustrating the versatility of Classic Blue, and is supported by three suggested color combinations.

Color Harmonies


Surrounded by a palette of cool blues and an array of warm and soothing shades, thoughtful and meditative PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue helps induce a gently calming effect and feelings of peaceful tranquility to the human spirit.



How does this color make you feel? Do you have it in your home already or do you plan to update a room with this color? I would love to hear from you about how you will use the color of the year in 2020!



Information provided by Pantone 


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