Blue for you: Pantone names 2020 color of the year
December 16, 2019 | 8:38 am CST
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Pantone’s Color of the Year in 2020 is Classic Blue. According to Pantone, the rich blue color instills calm, confidence, and connection, and highlights a desire for a dependable and stable foundation as we cross the threshold into a new era.

Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue is suggestive of the sky at dusk. It highlights a desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. It  brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge while re-centering our thoughts, according to Pantone.

For more than 20 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.

https://www.pantone.com/color-intelligence/color-of-the-year/color-of-the-year-2020

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