Its not the first time two color of the year has been selected, Back in 2016, Pantone 15-3919 Serenity and Pantone 13-1520 Rose Quartz (also known as ‘Millennial Pink’) .
The color is selected by Wgsm by making it the upcoming FASHION trend 2021.
Pantone’s 2021 colours of the year “Ultimate Grey and Illuminating yellow”
Basically Ultimate Gray feels solid, impenetrable and bleak. On the other, we have the lighter, hopeful and current Illuminating yellow which Bring these two together and you can recognise a warm resilience in Pantone’s color choice.
These colours somewhere related to the struggles on going with people this year,like Black Lives Matter movement , stay-at-homedisasters currently overwhelming us (climate change, systemic racism etc.), it feels like it’s going to be an eternity before we are out the other side, yet we somehow know we’re going to make it there.
“The Pantone Color of the Year reflects what is taking place in our global culture, expressing what people are looking for that color can hope to answer. As society continues to recognize color as a critical form of communication, and a way to symbolize thoughts and ideas, many designers and brands are embracing the language of color to engage and connect.”
According to Color Psychology
ILLUMINATING YELLOW DESCRIBING WORDS.
Yellow can also make us feel frustration and anger when used in excess.
ULTIMATE GREY DESCRIBING WORDS.
Gray is also associated with depression , loss, dullness, dirty, and dinginess.