Pantone colour of the year 2021

As we head into what we hope will be a brighter year, Pantone have revealed their two enduring and uplifting colours they think best express the mood for the year ahead.

For 2021, Pantone have chosen two contrasting colours which convey a message of strength and hopefulness - ‘Ultimate Grey’ (Pantone 17-5104) and ‘Illuminating Yellow’ (Pantone 13-0647).

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After the unsettling year that was 2020, it’s a warm and uplifting story of colour which cocoons feelings of thoughtfulness, with the promise that there will be brighter and sunnier days ahead.

“The union of an enduring ‘Ultimate Grey’ with the vibrant yellow ‘Illuminating’ expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Colour Institute. “This is a colour combination that gives us resilience and hope. We need to feel encouraged and uplifted: this is essential to the human spirit” Leatrice added.

Illuminating is a cheerful and warming yellow, to make us feel like there are better days ahead. Whilst Pantone have compared the colour of Ultimate Grey to “the colours of pebbles on the beach and natural elements that stand the test of time”.

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Take inspiration from the newly announced shades and bring them in to your home. You can do this through furniture, textiles, wall art or even with a lick of paint.

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Here’s how you can give your bedroom an uplifting start to 2021:

  • Start small, throws and cushions are a great way to start introducing the colours of the year into your sleeping space
  • Fancy making a statement? Our space-saving divans and headboards are available in 18 different colours from grey textured weaves to luxurious yellow velour’s. Try our bed buying guide to find your perfect bed
  • Is your bedroom looking a little tired and ready for a lick of paint? Here are some of our favourite Pantone colour palettes using Ultimate Grey and Illuminating, which would look beautiful in any bedroom

Aviary

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Aviary is a lively and joyful grouping of colour emblematic of vibrant and eye-catching rich bird plumage.

Enlightenment

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A hypnotic space that expands our mind into another realm, the youthful and future facing colour story in Enlightenment stimulates our desire to reimagine.

Sun and Shadow

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The colour story in Sun and Shadow conveys a narrative of the primitive beauty that surrounds us.

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