A new interior trend, Classic Blue is Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Pantone Color Institute has announced that its 2020 Colour of the Year is PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue. A deep blue shade that’s at once sophisticated and comforting, bound to set a new interiors trend.

It’s time to say goodbye to the Pantone Colour of the Year 2019.

But, what’s the history of this new interior trend?

History of the blue colour has always had its ups and downs.

The ancient Egyptians were evidently very fond of it, whereas in Rome wearing blue was associated with mourning and misfortune. And now, following the Egyptians steps, it’s back in vogue again.

As usual, the Pantone colour doesn’t influence only the interior design industry, but also other creative arts such as architecture, fashion, product design…and many others.


Tutankhamun Pectoral (Photo via Pinterest)

Blue, the colour of trust.

We have always been very fond of Blue, in fact we have chosen it as colour of our brand, since we believe it transmit a sense of trustworthy and refinement.

Blue is also an historical key colour for any architect, interior architect and interior designer.

This is because it was the colour that has allowed the production of the blueprints, a word that has come to denote any technical drawings.


Grace Church Blueprint art print by Daniel Hagerman

Is this recalling the colour of the Millenium?

The official color of the millennium is Cerulean Blue PANTONE 15-4020 TC, the color of the sky on a serene, crystal clear day, says Pantone.

This colour juxtapose itself to the religions, like Christianity or Scientology. In fact the first one often uses it to depict Angels or similar figures, while the latter’s founder said ‘Let’s sell these people a piece of sky blue’.


“Should I use blue in my interiors? Is this a new interior trend?”

Of course! Wether you are an Interior Designer in London or an Interior Architect in Dubai, this is a colour that adapts itself very well in any type of interiors.

It will make your interior design sophisticated and luxurious, while giving it a great touch of colour.

Absolutely a colour bound to set a new interior trend in all the best interior design studios in London, Dubai, Milan or anbwherelse in the world.

Here below, a quick selection of great interior design images or art and design pieces where blue is the main protagonist.


Sam Orlando Miller – Untitled Mirror 1, Shades of patinated sky blue silver mirror



                                                                Photography by Will Anderson 


                                                                Gio Ponti, Hotel Parco dei Principi


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