In a swing toward the classic style, Pantone released its 2020 Color of the Year recently with the following statement: 

“Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.”

Pantone sees the dawning of a new decade as one fraught with discord and divisiveness. The soothing tone of the evening sky is meant to invoke tranquility and offer a refuge from the turmoil.

Interior designers, clothing designers, and influencers of all types are now looking for ways to incorporate this classic color into their designs, from subtle touches to major statements. Here is just one video with some ideas on how you can use this color in your own home!


For the last 20+ years, Pantone’s color experts at the Pantone Color Institute researches trends all over the world, in multiple disciplines, from art, to fashion, travel, and technology. This research yields patterns and trends that form the basis for their color selection.

Here are some additional ideas from! How will you use Classic Blue this year?

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