December 18th, 2019

Classic Blue: Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

2019 is almost behind us, meaning the new year’s predictions are on the horizon. We’ve been researching the upcoming home design trends and now have one more expectation to add to the list. In the home design world, the new year can’t come without the Pantone Color of the Year announcement. The leading paint expert, Pantone, has released their expectations for 2020 to be the color Classic Blue.


Classic Blue is meant to express calmness, confidence, and connection according to Pantone’s announcement. This enduring blue hue highlights the company’s desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.


Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, explained that the consistency and confidence shown by Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue proves the color to be a solid dependable hue that we can rely on when it comes to home design.


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3820 Churchill Road

Listed by Jill Miller


A timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant and simple, their website suggests. Our brains understand it as a restful color, Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility. Also expressing clarity and concentration, Classic Blue is meant to re-center our thoughts.


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9629 White Hemlock Lane

Listed by Brandon Boyd


For over 20 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in a long list of industries ranging from fashion and home design to product packaging and graphic design. The color is chosen based on trend analysis conducted by Pantone’s color experts. Emotional trends and color influences in the entertainment industry, art, fashion, textiles and even sports are taken into consideration when making their decision.


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4326 Arbor Way (Closed)

Listed by Kenny and Lori Fuqua

If you are interested in incorporating this color into your future interior design choices, learn more on Pantone’s website or browse our active listings at Helen Adams Realty for home design inspiration.