The Pantone Color Institute has announced the 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of a twilight sky. The rich, timeless hue of Classic Blue was chosen to help bring a sense of calm to our fast-paced lives that are filled to the brim with technology. According to a press release from the Pantone company this year's color is intended to reflect a "desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshhold into a new era."
Classic Blue evokes a tranquil feeling, which sounds like the perfect color to ease us into the new decade. Here are some great ways to incorporate one of the most soothing shades of blue into your interior decorating. Make a statement with a large piece of furniture, or an eye-catching accent wall in Classic Blue to bring a really rich look to your space. Dark-blue cabinetry in a kitchen or bathroom can add a really nice pop to your home. Bedding in this dusk hue of blue paired with crisp white will bring a sense of calm to your bedroom, and provide a great place to unwind and relax at the end of the day. Add a few throw pillows, or pieces of art with this blue hue to add a splash of color to be on trend for the new decade that lies ahead.