Pantone & Dulux Colours of the Year 2021

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The Pantone colours for 2021 are Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

These two independent colours highlight how different elements come together to support one another. The union of an enduring Ultimate Gray with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude. Practical ad rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, this is a colour combination that gives us resilience and hope.

2021 is going to be the year of hope for most of us and the Pantone Color Institute have clearly taken this into consideration selecting two colours for 2021.  

Ultimate Gray is a stunning strong solid base but also has a calming chic appeal. During 2020 grey has been an influential back drop in most homes. This monochromatic colour is a perfect backdrop to showcase accent colours to give any room an individual personality.

2021 Ultimate Gray is marriage with Illuminating Yellow. This vibrant colour gives a feeling of uplifting and cheerfulness as we head towards Spring. Conveying a message of hope and strength as we move into the New Year.

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Explore the Dulux colour of the year 2021 – Brave Ground

Brave Ground is a warm, natural neutral that brings a balancing feel to any room. This versatile shade teams beautifully with other harmonising tones to transform any interior. Dulux have created 4 easy to use palettes which are all centered around their colour of the year Brave Ground.

3 - Use a mix of soft, natural shades to create a relaxed and inviting feel to any space. The earthy tones of Dulux's Trust Palette offer a warm and welcoming feel. Subtle and smart their tones of Paper Chain, Pressed Putty and Woven Nest work well with mid-century furniture and rich finishes, such as copper, marble and velvet.

4 - Bring the outside in with the Earth palette - think shades of blue and green balanced with Brave Ground as the root. These tones work well styled with natural wood, reclaimed furniture, ergonomic ceramics and indoor plants. Dulux colours Tranquil Dawn colour of the year 2020, Cobalt Night, Mysterious Teal and Midnight Garden are all balancing tones to harmonise any room.



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