2020 Pantone Color of the Year- Classic Blue
Drum roll please- Pantone has chosen Classic Blue as their color of the year. Over the past couple years, bold colors on walls has become common place in designer magazines and new model homes. Bucking the old guidance of using bland, light hues to make rooms look larger, deep greens, rich reds and even soft blacks are used in even the smallest spaces. This year, Pantone has chosen a fresh Classic Blue to inspire homeowners and designers in 2020.
Classic blue is just what it sounds like - a classic. Think of your favorite sneaker or school binder and you'll be right on track. Describe as a calming, familiar azure, Classic Blue is an uncomplicated, straightforward tone intended to provide a " neutral" backdrop for modern color plates and urban chic styling
Modern interior design has been trending towards more unassuming color schemes for furniture, flooring and accents. Kitchen sport sleek white cabinets and subway tile counters and back-splashes. Tone on tone design with urban elements of steel and soft wood tones lend themselves to this fresh blue hue. Pantone suggests that the simple color palate of blue and white is a comforting return to more traditional styling and expects that Classic Blue is the perfect wall color to compliment the Mid-Century and 60's decor that have emerged with a modern twist.
A great weekend project for a room or rooms, Classic Blue would add a fresh look to any space.