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PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

Palette Exploration

How to Use the Pantone Color of the Year 2020

We have created five unique color palettes featuring PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue to help you bring this year’s special shade into your designs. Each palette conveys a different mood, illustrating the versatility of Classic Blue, and is supported by three suggested color combinations.

Get the Classic Blue Palettes

Pantone Connect, a time-saving color extension for Adobe® Creative Cloud®, includes five different pre-loaded color palettes featuring Classic Blue. These Color of the Year themed palettes, along with every other Pantone Color, are available to browse through and integrate directly into design files within Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign®. Pantone Connect also offers designers an easy way to convert to Pantone from non-Pantone colors and collaborate on palettes with teammates.


Ponder

19-4052

Classic Blue

16-4032

Provence

13-4308

Baby Blue

17-4405

Monument

16-1412

Stucco

13-1125

Peach Quartz

12-0714

Cornhusk

Color Harmonies

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Color Harmonies - Ponder

Surrounded by a palette of cool blues and an array of warm and soothing shades, thoughtful and meditative PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue helps induce a gently calming effect and feelings of peaceful tranquility to the human spirit.


Snorkel

19-4052

Classic Blue

20-0056

Coralessence

13-0550

Lime Punch

15-0545

Jasmine Green

14-4115

Cashmere Blue

12-1404

Pink Tint

11-0608

Coconut Milk

19-4305

Pirate Black

Color Harmonies

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Color Harmonies - Snorkel

Evocative of a bliss-filled tropical paradise, the enchanting color story in Snorkel transports us to an idyllic destination. The addition of a classic black and white creates a dramatic contrast with the depth and strength of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, providing the anchoring foundation.


Desert Twilight

19-4052

Classic Blue

20-0021

Silver-plated

20-0038

Glitteratti

20-0008

Aluminum Foil

20-0036

Two Penny

20-0108

Pixie

17-1818

Red Violet

19-3924

Night Sky

Color Harmonies

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Color Harmonies - Desert Twilight

Suggestive of the early evening sky, the boundless PANTONE Classic Blue 19-4052 creates an elegant backdrop for a glittery grouping of sophisticated shades painted across the sky, adding illuminating sparkle to a Desert Twilight.


Exotic Tastes

19-4052

Classic Blue

17-3907

Quicksilver

19-1652

Rhubarb

17-1446

Mango

16-0946

Honey

20-0095

Sloe Gin Fizz

14-2710

Lilac Sachet

18-5315

Bayberry

Color Harmonies

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Color Harmonies - Exotic Tastes

An intriguing and adventurous potpourri of tastes and colors reflective of natural seasonings, condiments and blue foods. Foods in blue similar to PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue are rich in anthocyanins, and with their relationship to wellness and self-care, help to build a solid foundation, acting as a form of protection for good health.


Untraditional

19-4052

Classic Blue

20-0043

Faded Jade

20-0187

Water Nymph

20-0075

Space Cherry

20-0028

Brass Knuckles

20-0113

Glistening Grape

16-3801

Opal Gray

11-4302

Cannoli Cream

Color Harmonies

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Color Harmonies - Untraditional

Nothing says untraditional better than an unusual and unexpected palette of colors. Standing at the helm is PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a foundational shade that sets the stage for unique combinations and fun color mixes, as well as other outrageous and surprisingly shimmery fashion statements.