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Let The Bets Begin: 7 Colors That Could Become the 2021 Pantone Color of The Year

Domestika's community on Instagram tried to guess what the Pantone Color of the Year will be

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Pantone Color of the Year declaration, which serves as inspiration for all kinds of creative projects. As happens every year, as we approach December, speculation and bets arise about what will be the new color that Pantone will choose.

This color of the year arises from a long investigation, and its choice has repercussions in sectors ranging from fashion to graphic design. That's why we asked the Domestika community on Instagram what they think the Pantone color of 2021 will be, and below we show some of the most voted bets:

Cyan / Turquoise

Due to what happened during 2020, there are those who think that the colors typically associated with the clothing of doctors and nurses is a great possibility. However, the color of 2020 was another shade of blue, to represent the search for tranquility.

Embroided hairstyle
Señorita Lylo (@srtalylo)

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Señorita Lylo

Orange

The last time a shade of orange was chosen was in 2004, as an inspiration in a flower that has yellow and red tones. These vibrant colors convey feelings of well-being, full of energy and light.

Kalemba
Willian Santiago (@williansantiagodg)

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Willian Santiago

Mint

This color has been a major trend in interior design and interior design in recent years. According to experts, it causes a calming effect that evokes both technology and nature.

Mambo
Masquespacio (@masquespacio)

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Masquespacio

Red

Another color that could refer to what was experienced in 2020, as a tribute to the medical personnel and the victims of the Covid. A choice of a shade of red occurred in 2002, to represent compassion on September 11, 2001.

Ponte la mascarilla
Ricardo Polo López (@pasajero_zero)

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Ricardo Polo López

Mustard

Pantone has only chosen a yellow hue color. It was in 2009, to represent the hope and encouragement the world needed after the economic crisis of the previous year. Yellow evokes illumination, good spirits, and as a design choice it is always eye-catching.

Pinche Mezcal
HUMAN (@human_)

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HUMAN

Green

In 2013 a shade of emerald green was chosen, and in 2017 one closer to lemon. Members of the community think that this year a tone could be chosen with a more obvious reference to plants and nature. The shades of green evoke well-being and the need to think about our relationship with technology.

Layrinth
Alejandro Chaskielberg (@alechaski)

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Alejandro Chaskielberg

Pink

Over the years, different shades of pink have been chosen. It is always a color that has a great presence in a wide variety of sectors, from fashion to branding or illustration. Some members of the community thought of some deep pink hue, like some neon shade.

Raverdome - Ultra Music Visualizer
Klarens Malluta (@klarens_malluta)

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Klarens Malluta

Black

The most classic color and a favorite in practically all creative disciplines. Pantone has never chosen it, so every year it is a tempting bet. Do you think a neutral color will ever be chosen over the consistently preferred bright and clear ones?

Black
Gustavo Castellanos (@gustavocastellanos)

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Gustavo Castellanos
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