Pantone color of the year 2020

Pantone ‘Color Of The Year’ 2020 Is Classic Blue

The Pantone Color Institute recently announced that its 2020 color of the year is PANTONE 19-4052, a classic and dependable Deep Blue shade.

“Classic Blue, a timeless and enduring blue hue elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of classic blue offer the promise of protection, highlighting our desire for a dependable and stable foundation from which to build” pantone Instagram account.

Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute shared, “We are living in a time that requires trust and faith. It is this kind of constancy and confidence that is expressed by PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a solid and dependable blue hue we can always rely on. Imbued with a deep resonance, Classic Blue provides an anchoring foundation. A boundless blue evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky, 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.


Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has declared a particular color which goes as “Color of the Year”. The particular color serves as a guideline for various consumer oriented industries like fashion, graphics, packaging etc, across the globe. Twice a year, the company hosts a secret meeting of representatives from various nations color standards groups in a European capital .After two days of presentations and debate a single color is chosen as the ‘Color of the year’ for the following year.

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