Are you feeling blue? Pantone’s colour of the year 2020
December 7, 2019
Blue….I love the way any colour can evoke emotion. Many had predicted a shade of green would be chosen however, blue was the winner! What does this blue evoke? Calmness and confidence all wrapped into one!
Who is Pantone?
First of all, you may be wondering who the heck is Pantone and why are they the leaders for choosing a colour of the year.
For over 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.
My brain automatically goes to this colour and its uses in Interior Design. Pantone however, selects a colour of the year that influences many facets including
product packaging, to name a few.
Classic Blue in Interior Design
Have I told you I love blue? I also love green and I think I love them because they are the colours of the sky and grass. The colours of nature is really what it is (for me).
While I have not used this particular shade in my design projects, I have used darker shades in a number of projects.
I have not used Pantone’s Colour of the Year Classic Blue in my designs (yet). Many of my designer colleagues have used a very similar (if not exact) shade. Take a look at these beauties!
Is blue for you?
For many things in life, I instinctively go to music. What song would resonate with this topic? There are so many good songs with the word blue in them. For instance, one of my favourites comes to mind.
If this is a colour you would like to incorporate, you don’t necessarily have to paint a room with this colour. I’m not sure why everyone’s first thought is to use this on a wall (or walls). There are a LOT of ways to add this pretty, fresh colour! I’ve rounded up a few ways to add this gorgeous, fresh colour to your home or office.
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