As New Zealander’s one of our most favourite hues to decorate our interiors with is blue. From duck egg, through to cobalt and inky blues we’ve seen it all - and it just keeps coming! This year Pantone are projecting ‘Classic Blue’ as the hue for the year, a timeless and enduring blue hue.
“Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.”
In an era of huge technological change, Pantone’s researches suggest that we gravitate towards what they call colours of honesty, colours which are trustworthy. Classic Blue instils confidence and calm and can offer a wonderful injection of primary colour into our interiors.
We’ve put together some of our favourite interiors featuring Pantone Classic Blue, showing how this colour can be used in your home. Whatever the approach to furnishing your home, we encourage you to embrace the blues. It’s gonna be around for a while!