Pantone Picks Two Colors of the Year for 2021: ‘Ultimate Gray’ and ‘Illuminating’ Yellow

The tones are said to represent strength, resilience and nature

Pantone 13-0647 and Pantone 17-5104 have been predicted as 2021's iconic colors. Adweek Illustration

Pantone has revealed that two colors have made the cut for 2021’s Color of the Year: Ultimate Gray and a yellow called Illuminating.

@saramayspary Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She's been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.