Yellow and grey are the colours of the year 2021!
PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Grey + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating are the colour shades of the year. The Pantone Institute writes: “In a time of persistent uncertainty, in which mankind would like to draw strength, clarity and hope, energetic shades give courage and zest for life. PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, a bright and happy yellow, sparkles with life and warms with the power of the sun. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Grey is a symbol of the solid reliability of an everlasting, secure foundation. Like pebbles on the beach that stand the test of time, the subtly calming Ultimate Grey creates a feeling of serenity, consistency and resilience.
Of course, our colour shades yellow and light grey do not exactly match the Pantone colours, but they come very close to them. We have quite some materials in our product range that are available in these colours. Lunasoft SL color, Lunalastik and Astro profile 111 Sunflower in colour 70 yellow and numerous lift and soling materials such as Lunalight A, Lunasoft profile 97 pastille and Astro profile 111 Sunflower in colour 60 light grey .
For over 20 years, the Pantone Colour of the Year has had a significant impact on product development and purchasing decisions in verious industries, including fashion, furniture and industrial design, as well as product, packaging and graphic design.
The selection process for the Pantone Colour of the Year requires careful thought and trend analysis. That is why the colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute keep an eye out for new colour influences from around the world every year before they choose the Colour of the Year. In their analyzes, they take into account colour trends in the entertainment and film industries, in art collections and creations by new artists, in fashion, in all areas of design, in popular travel destinations, as well as in new life- and play styles and in the socio-economic environment. The influences can also come from new technologies, materials , surface structures and effects that have an impact on colours.
“The colour range of our latest profile 111 Sunflower includes shades that come very close to the Pantone Colours of the Year. Colour 70 yellow and colour 60 light grey are among the current best sellers in our lightweight soling material nora ® Astro