Decor Color Of The Year

The Pantone Color of The Year is an annual rite of passage that sets the backdrop for the year ahead. And it’s a selection the Pantone Color Institute, a color trend-forecasting and consulting company based in Carlstadt, New Jersey, has been making for more than 20 years.Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2020 is Classic Blue, and today we’re talking about how and where to decorate using this versatile shade!

Classic blue takes its cue from the night sky. It’s the kind of color that sets a relaxing tone.Follow these tips from the design pros for using the hue throughout your home.“Classic Blue is a very elegant color. It gives a space a feeling of sophistication and luxury. It’s a fairly dark, eye-catching shade that should be used in moderation. Sometimes we do an accent wall in the color; in other spaces we use it just for accessories. We tend to not use it too much in one room. Small amounts stand on their own without overwhelming a space.

Blue is associated with calm and serenity, which is ideal for bedrooms. Being such an elegant color, it is also great for other spaces. We recently chose blue sofas for a media room. They made the theater cozy and chic.An accent wall can stand alone. However, if we use blue for accessories, one item is not enough. With accessories, it is important to tie the whole room together with soft accents of Classic Blue. This can easily be done with vases, pillows and even touches of blue in artwork.Classic Blue can be paired with many colors. Pastels add a touch of softness to the dramatic blue, giving the space a perfect balance of masculine and feminine. Cool grays and Classic Blue impart a sense of elegance.Classic Blue and white is always a great pattern color scheme.