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Pantone chooses 2020 color of the year

Designers from every industry have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of the 2020 Pantone color of the year. The chosen color sets the tone for fashion, furniture, paint colors, and so much more.

The 2020 Pantone color of the year is…. Classic Blue 19-4052!

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Pantone stated, “A timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.”

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The psychology behind colors is fascinating! Pantone stated that 2020’s color is a restful color. “PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.”

Perfect for a wide variety of design applications, use Classic Blue 19-4052 in your current work to keep up with the trends of today.

See the 5 unique color palettes featuring Pantone Classic Blue.

Get the Classic Blue Palettes

Pantone Connect, a time-saving color extension for Adobe® Creative Cloud®, includes five different pre-loaded color palettes featuring Classic Blue. These Color of the Year themed palettes, along with every other Pantone Color, are available to browse through and integrate directly into design files within Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign®Pantone Connect also offers designers an easy way to convert to Pantone from non-Pantone colors and collaborate on palettes with teammates.


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