PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2021

Jan 05, 2021
Pantone colour of the year
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ILLUMINATING & ULTIMATE GRAY: COLOURS OF THE YEAR 2021

PANTONE* chose the following colors for 2021 because 17-5104 Ultimate Gray & PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating are

„A message of happiness supported by fortitude“, 

„We need to feel that everything is going to get brighter – this is essential to the human spirit.

As people look for ways to fortify themselves with energy, clarity, and hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty, spirited and emboldening shades satisfy our quest for vitality. PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is a bright and cheerful yellow sparkling with vivacity, a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray is emblematic of solid and dependable elements which are everlasting and provide a firm foundation.“  Learn more here>>>

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COLOUR OF THE YEAR: SURFACES & TEXTURES

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Pantone colour of the year
Pantone colour of the year
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MORE ABOUT PANTONE®

It`s a color system for designers and manufacturers worldwide, the network covers more than 75 countries. It contains more than 2300 colors. Easy selecting and communicating by their special Pantone*-number simplify the work between designer and manufacturer.

There are tow color systems: one for fashion & product design, one for print and packaging design. Each system has its own book and guide on paper. For fashion are the colors also available on cotton and nylon.

 

 

Pantone® Color list of the year 2016 – 2021

Since 2000 the Pantone® Color Institute selects a colour of the year. Trend experts check new trends all around the world. Influences can come from art, fashion, all areas of design, traveling and socio-economic conditions. Also new technologies, materials , social media are important for choosing the colour of the year.

Check out this overview of the last selected colors !

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