An Icon Revisited: Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue
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An Icon Revisited: Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue

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By Samantha Daly
Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue has been named the shade to kick off the new decade.

"Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era," Pantone announced. We can’t wait to see the dreamy hue cropping up in fashion shows, graphic design, home decor, and, most importantly, on walls this coming year. Check out a few of our favorite items to easily incorporate the shade into your home.

Rich Brilliant Willing Hoist Pendant
The Hoist Pendant Light was designed in 2017, and is made in the USA. Modern design and practical functionality combine in the Hoist Pendant Light. Featuring a bell-shaped, steel shade and a bowl-shaped, glass diffuser, this modern pendant light is suspended from a single plug-in cord.
Moooi Bottoni Double Seater
The Bottoni Double Seater is an exceptional piece crafted for the average home entertainers and modernist. This playful sofa is made of upholstered HR foam giving fantastic comfortability.
Caraway Cookware Set
This complete set of our non-stick ceramic-coated cookware has everything you’ll need for cooking healthy in your kitchen, staying organized, and looking good while doing so. Set Includes:  10.5” Fry Pan  3 QT Sauce Pan w/ Lid  6.5 QT Dutch Oven w/ Lid  4.5 QT Sauté Pan w/...
HAY Kaleido Tray, Small
Swedish graphic designer Clara von Zweigbergk often begins projects by experimenting with colored paper, scissors and double-sided tape.
Laylo Core Blue Pet Bed
Our stylish designer dog beds blend in with any decor while giving dogs the orthopedic comfort they need for a good night's rest.  Durable, machine-washable fabric:  We've designed this custom fabric using a breathable, durable woven material. All covers are machine-washable.
Louis Poulsen PH 5 Mini Pendant
The PH 5 Mini Pendant by Louis Poulsen was designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 to create glare-free light. With multiple finishes to choose from, hanging the pendant anywhere is easy. The pendant uses three shades.
Rosti Mepal Modern Large Bento Box
It’s time to upgrade your lunch-to-go: These Dutch-designed beautiful bentos are big enough to hold a full meal’s worth of leftovers, or a pic-worthy not sad desk lunch that doesn’t leave your belly growling for more.
Vitra Color Block Throw
Material research primarily determines all of Hella Jongerius’ designs.
Le Creuset Stoneware 27-Ounce French Press
Stainless steel plunger and mesh press by Le Creuset. Non-porous enamel finish; resists odors, staining, chipping, and cracking. Made of durable, high-fired stoneware with glossy enamel glazing. Dishwasher-safe for quick cleanup.
Design of the 20th Century
The bible of 20th-century design: From Art Nouveau to minimalism and everything in between  Poised at the start of the 21st century, we can see clearly that the previous century was marked by momentous changes in the field of design.
Dyson Pure Cool Air Purifier and Fan
The only purifying fan to clean a whole room properly. We design our purifying fans to go beyond test chamber conditions and focus on real home conditions - this is more than just having an efficient filter.
Troy RLM Lighting LS Series Bullet Head Miter Arm Wall Sconce
With its angular shape and streamlined physique, the LS Series LED Bullet Head Miter Arm Indoor/Outdoor Wall Sconce By Troy RLM Lighting is sure to make an impression. This is especially true when combined with the bright finish options it features.
Hasami Gloss Blue Large Planter and Saucer Set
A vibrant new color for one of our favorite pieces. Let your greenery really pop in brilliant blue. For almost 400 years Japanese artisans in the Hasami district have been making porcelain such as this. This eye-catching planter is just the right size for a gift.
MINNA Grid Oven Mitt
MINNA has expanded our subtle and elegant grid pattern collection to include all of your kitchen staples - napkins, towels, oven mitts, potholders, and aprons! Grab everything in the same color, or mix and match colors and stripes to liven up your kitchen.  Our oven mitts are the perfect way...
Eames Molded Fiberglass 4-Leg Armchair (DFAX)
Charles and Ray Eames believed “design is a method of action,” and they continually updated their work as new materials became available.
UE Boom 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
An impressive 15-hour battery life means that the UE Boom 3 can keep the music pumping well after the sun goes down.
Muuto Five Pouf
The Muuto Five Pouf is designed by Anderssen & Voll. Careful detailing with the use of quilted material has given Five Pouf the combination of both a linear profile and soft-curved edges, making it very versatile and easily adaptable to multiple settings.

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