As every year the designers waiting the Pantone’s word about the color of the year. This time for 2020 the Pantone unveils a “Classic Blue” which is a color that’s highly usable, stable, and instills confidence. A color close to this is likely part of a brand palette that you are familiar with.
Sky, water and air – that was a transparent moto to make this beautiful color. The color of the year 2020 implies the evolution and fresh start.
Classic Blue: Pantone 19-4052
The color is simple and elegant. What’s most significant for designers is that it is so highly usable.
Here’s what Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, has to say about the color selection:
“We are living in a time the requires trust and faith. It is this kind of constancy and confidence that is expressed by Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue, a slid and dependable blue hue we can always rely on. … Classic Blue encourages us to look beyond the obvious to expand our thinking; challenging us to think more deeply, increase our perspective and open the flow of communication.”
- Pantone: 19-4052
- RGB: 0-70-128
- CMYK: 100-65-0-27
- HEX: 004680
Pantone made Adobe files available for download using Classic Blue.
Using Classic Blue Color in Design
We’ll see how Pantone color of the year shows itself in 2020, appearing in graphics, digital art, interiors, clothing collections, and pop culture. As long it brings a passion and great results in the market that can be a huge hit without any doubts.
Past Colors of the Year