Get serious. Add little colour.

Pantone forecast declare yellow and grey the couple of 2021.

Not one but two are the colours chosen as “colour of the year” according to the trend forecast by Pantone. Specifically, the 2021 duo is made up of Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. “The union of an enduring with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude” explains Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.

Illuminating is a bright and cheerful yellow, sparkling with vivacity, a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power.

Ultimate Grey is emblematic of solid and dependable elements which are everlasting and provide a firm foundation.

Image by Pantone.

This chromatic pair of independent colours may seem, at first sight, extravagant and a bit arbitrary. However, its combination applied to fashion, interior design or design objects is fascinating due to the counterpoint that one tone exerts on the other.

The colour scheme is a has been used by Sancal in different moments and projects to create spaces full of strength and personality. In fact, the main entrance of its facilities is a serene and harmonious place, dressed in grey and yellow hues.

The rational architecture of Sancal’s premises predominates, in which sober materials like steel, concrete and glass are combined, creating an optical illusion of a monochrome space. The furniture adds vibrant notes of yellow on the Float sofa by Karim Rashid and Magnum armchair by estudi{H}ac upholstery or the lacquer of the La Isla coffee table by Note Design Studio, thus creating a vital, relaxed and informal environment.

On the other hand, the Beetle acoustic panels by Mut are discreetly integrated into the walls, almost camouflaged, just visible by the richness of textures and fabrics selected. Without a doubt, a magnificent example of how to use monochrome without falling into boredom.

The choice of these colours, apart from being sublime and original, underscores Sancal’s values, such as the seriousness of a consolidated company, contrasting with the expressiveness of an open-minded approach. In addition, colour is also an element that expresses the generational change experienced in recent years.

About the pantone of the year, “by contrasting the Illuminating with the Ultimate Gray, a feeling of vitality and dynamism is instilled”, explain from the Institute. And it is a most stylish combination, apart from a colour trend. Find out all the materials and finishes in our Download area.

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