Pantone Announced The Popular Colors Of 2021: Extreme Gray And Bright Yellow!

- Dec 09, 2020-

According to a report by CNN on the 9th, at the end of 2020, the Pantone Color Institute, a world-renowned color development and research institution, announced two annual fashion colors for 2021, namely Extreme Gray (Ultimate Gray) and Illuminating.

Same as in 2016, Pantone once again selected two colors as the "popular colors of the year". What is interesting is how these two seemingly discordant independent colors become the colors in Pantone's heart that can best represent the spirit of 2021. What?

Laurie Pressman, the vice chairman of the institute, said that Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, two independent colors, highlight how different elements should support each other together. It is a combination that I dream of bringing hope. To convey an unwavering sense of happiness. After the COVID-19 epidemic, we all need to feel that everything will develop in a better direction. The soul has comfort and dependence, which is the most important life element. Therefore, choose Out of these two colors.

It is reported that this is the second time that the Pantone Color Research Institute has selected two colors as the annual fashion colors. In 2016, Pantone broke the convention and chose the two annual fashions of Serenity and Rose Quartz. color. In addition, this is the first time the achromatic shade of gray has been selected.

Ultimate Gray

Pantone believes that the ultimate gray (PANTONE 17-5104) symbolizes a stable and reliable quality. The color of the stones on the beach is the most basic element of nature. Even if it goes through wind and frost, it can withstand the test, quietly calming people's hearts and promoting Calmness, stability and resilience.


Speaking of bright yellow, this enthusiastic and bold tone satisfies our pursuit of vitality. The warm yellow of solar energy represents people’s pursuit of energy, purity and hope in the new year. No amount of uncertainty in the future can be overcome continuously.