PANTONE’s 2021 Colors Of The Year: 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + 13-0647 IlluminatingJanuary 2021
“A marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting.”
The pairing of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is one of courage and perseverance—optimism for the year ahead.
“A message of happiness supported by fortitude, the combination of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is aspirational and gives us hope. We need to feel that everything is going to get brighter – this is essential to the human spirit.”
By introducing the combination of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 we acknowledge our instinctive need for our voices to be heard. A combination of color with ties to all that inspires regeneration–emboldening the spirit and pressing us forward toward new understanding and a redesign of our mindset.
Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions for more than two decades. Inspiration can be found in a wide range of industries, including fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.
Pantone’s color experts discover new influences in the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, and in new lifestyles, playstyles, and socio-economic conditions. New technologies, materials, textures, relevant social media platforms and even upcoming sporting events capture worldwide attention and can also have significant impact and effects on color.
For more information visit Pantone’s website: https://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2021