The color of the year, determined each year by the PANTONE Color Institute has been announced as PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating for the year 2021.
These two colors created a soft effect after a very difficult 2020 with the effect of the pandemic. Colors are expected to appear frequently in various areas of design and architecture this year.
Careful evaluations and analyzes are carried out through long researches by making use of different disciplines such as psychology, sociology and economics for the selection of color of the year determined within the colors in the PANTONE chart. While determining the color, experts in the field analyze every part of the world one by one and the determined colors are announced in December of the previous year. Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, announced as the color of 2021 in December, evokes a balanced and harmonious soft feeling.