Pantone Color of the Year 2021 : Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

Every year (since 2000,) Pantone comes out with the color of the year. I’m not always a fan, but last year’s Classic Blue was outstanding.

This year, they went with a yellow and gray combo. Not sure how I feel about it yet, but it’ll be fun to play with some ideas. I like that they include the psychology behind the color choices. Color really does affect everything around us. I guess this uplifting yellow is appropriate after the year we just had.

Illuminating and Ultimate Gray

Explore some of the other colors here:

I really liked 2017’s Greenery, and 2002’s True Red, but 2020’s Classic Blue is my favorite.

What are your thoughts? Which years are your favorite colors?

They’ve got some wallpapers you can snag here:

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