Pantone’s Color of the Year 2021

Pantone’s color of the year 2021, is not just one color, but two, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. As the New York Times best describes it, “The light at the end of the tunnel.” The cement-like gray evokes strength and wisdom. Illuminating yellow promises hope and happiness. Here are the creative ways we will see these two colors come to life in interior design:

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Timeless Gray and Yellow
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Ultimate gray and Illuminating makes an everlasting duo in interior design because they are both classic colors that work harmonious together, each playing their on part.

Gray Anchor
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Ultimate Gray is timeless. It promotes stability, you’ll find this gray as the anchor in a room, like paint on the wall, wallpaper, or area rug.

Illuminating Accents
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Illuminating provides the perfect amount of pop to any space. The bright, positive shade will shine bright on decor, like toss pillows, curtains, bedding, ottomans, lamps, decorative trays, etc. 

Gray Living Room
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Grays will appear on larger pieces of the room, like an accent chair, sofa, or area rug. 

Gray and Yellow furniture
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Yellow, because of it’s illuminating tone, will be used to accentuate the shape and/or design of the piece.