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Art Design 17 Ways To Decorate With The Pantone Colour of the Year 2021

17 Ways To Decorate With The Pantone Colour of the Year 2021

17 Ways To Decorate With The Pantone Colour of the Year 2021
Fritz Hansen AJ Tassel cushions by Arne Jacobsen, from W. Atelier
By Sarah Ng and Hong Xinying
January 04, 2021
Decorate your home for 2021 with these trendy furniture pieces inspired by Illuminating and Ultimate Gray, which have been selected as the Pantone Colour of the Year

After a turbulent year, the best thing that we can do perhaps is to look forward—that is the message that the Pantone Color Institute hopes to convey, with its selection for the Colour of the Year 2021. For the year ahead, the colour expert has selected two contrasting shades: Illuminating (a sunny yellow) and Ultimate Gray, with the intention to bring forth an uplifting message of optimism and perseverance. 

“The union of an enduring Ultimate Gray with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, this is a colour combination that gives us resilience and hope. We need to feel encouraged and uplifted; this is essential to the human spirit.”

The effect of colour on our mood has been well-studied—warm colours can brighten your day, while sedate tones can create a calming mood. Test out these mood-lifting effects with our selection of furnishings and artworks inspired by these trending hues:

1/17 De Gournay x Erdem wallpaper in Imperial Yellow by Erdem Moralioglu


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2/17 Kaya lamp by WeraJaneDesign

From The Artling

3/17 Untitled (Figure in Doorway) by artist Robert Motherwell

From Michelman Fine Art

(Related: Art Dealer Rebecca Michelman Shares Why This Painting by Modern Artist Robert Motherwell is a Prized Discovery)

4/17 Herringbone yellow pillow

From W. Atelier

5/17 Fritz Hansen AJ Tassel cushions by Arne Jacobsen

From W. Atelier

6/17 Cassina 556 Sengu Sofa Sofa by Patricia Urquiola

From Space Furniture

7/17 Vitra Herringbone tray by Raw-Edges

From Vitra

8/17 Moroso Bohemian Chaise Longue by Patricia Urquiola

From Xtra

9/17 Luxxy Chair in Yellow

From Living with Dot

10/17 Horizon Mirror

From Tatler Homes Curates 

(Related: 14 Furniture And Decor Pieces to Improve The Look of Your Home Office)

11/17 Edra On the Rocks Sofa by Francesco Binfare

From Space Furniture

12/17 Ceramic Clock

From Vitra 

(Related: 4 Ways to Brighten Your Home With the Bombom Collection by Roche Bobois)

13/17 Diesel Living Longwave lounge chair

From Xtra

14/17 Omino-Poser permanent environment cleansing illumination by Sugo

From The Artling 

15/17 Linie Design Kisho grey rug

From P5 Studio

16/17 Punt Mobles Stockholm Console by Mario Ruiz

From P5 Studio

17/17 Honeysuckle candle, from Loewe

From Casa Loewe Singapore


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