After the year that was, the Pantone Color Institute has released its annual Colour of The Year for 2021, with an inspiring and insightful theme behind them. Choosing two colours this year—Illuminating and Ultimate Grey, the company hopes to convey "a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting."
The company describes Illuminating as "a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power" that exudes glee and Ultimate Grey as having "solid and dependable elements which are everlasting and provide a firm foundation." Influencing fashion to social media, the colours chosen have a hold, in both design and brand marketing for the coming year.
If you’d like to incorporate these two colours into your home, take a look at some fresh ideas that will surely make you feel invigorated.
If you want to test out the waters and not have a permanent yellow fixture to your space, be a bit more subtle by adding little touches of yellow to your home. Vases, trays and cushions in shades of yellow great ways to add in the colour of the year in a refined way.
A grey couch is a neutral palette to build up the colours in the living room. It’s also a buildable base in adding more hues to your space with throw pillows, rugs and homewares to create a stunningly visual area.
Switch it up a bit with grey tones for your walls. A trend turned into a classic, grey walls are anything but boring as they give depth and is just as versatile as its white counterpart.
A brush of paint isn’t the only way to add some Illuminating yellow to your home. Add some oomph to a moody space by adding yellow tones such as these dining chairs. The pop of colour brightens as well as adds a focal point to your room.
Which colour are you more drawn to with the Pantone Colour Institute’s selections? Let us know and we’d be happy to help you incorporate them into your home for a positively inviting new year.