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Classic Blue | 2020 Color of the Year

Classic Blue

Pantone announced that its 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. "It's a color that anticipates what's going to happen next," said Laurie Pressman, the vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, which selects the Color of the Year


True to its name, Classic Blue can be regal, restrained and boundless. But it can also be edgy -- even anomalous -- utilizing a variety of tonalities, materials and prints.

A thoughtful color with a calming ambiance, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a timeless and enduring blue hue elegant in its simplicity. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience. In design, versatility is often fundamental. PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue acts as an anchor color for any interior setting as it’s highly adaptable and easily embraced. Looking to cool down the tone of a room, or perhaps add a deep accent color to an otherwise neutral space? Classic Blue can shift the ambience in many directions.


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