How to use Pantone Colour of the Year Classic Blue in your home

Surface View Blog / 01 Jan 2020

On the 4th December, the Pantone Colour of the Year was announced. Described as ‘elegant in its simplicity’ Classic Blue ‘bring(s) a sense of peace and tranquillity to the human spirit’.

A staple in interior decorating, this stunning shade is used in Bedrooms, Living Rooms, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Hallways and even home Offices.  A rich tone which suits both small and large spaces, Classic Blue brings a feeling of calm into your home.

Classic Blue Mural Wallpapers

Add Classic Blue to your walls with our made to measure Mural Wallpapers. Choose from Classic Blue patterned wallpaper like this ‘Iris’ design from the V&A Collection or be inspired by nature with a stunning Classic Blue ‘Winter Forest Fog’ photograph by Kalle Gustafsson from the Trunk Archive Collection. Decorating your Bedroom, Living Room and Bathroom walls with our Mural Wallpaper offers an easy update to tired walls and instantly transforms a room or space.

Classic Blue Canvas Wall Art

Decorating with Classic Blue, a colour reminiscent of cloudless skis and vast oceans, instills a peaceful tranquillity to the walls of your home. Our gorgeous canvases art prints sit harmoniously with muted grey and white tones whilst adding focus to a room.

We love the vintage photograph of two women relaxing on a paddleboard from the Land of Lost Content collection. Conjuring memories of relaxed summer adventures, this nostalgic canvas looks great in a contemporary setting.

Introduce some eastern influences into your home with the 'Horikiri Iris Garden’ canvas from the Ashmolean Museum Collection. This exquisite woodblock design from 1857, captures an idyllic, stylised  scene of the village of Horikiri in Japan. Try our shelf styling tip and pair it with sculptural ceramics.

Classic Blue Window Films

Take blue sky thinking literally and transform these stunning paintings of blue sea and skies into bespoke window films. Our window films provide privacy whilst adding a design focal point to your living room or kitchen.

This stunning frosted window film from the Royal Academy of Arts collection ‘Summer Breeze in the Channel’, by Henry Moore RA, illustrates the rough, crashing waves of the sea and light, fluffy clouds overhead. John Constable’s ‘View at Hampstead, looking towards London’ is another great example of our window films from the V&A collection. The painterly watercolour by Constable depicts the vast sky and expansive fields viewed from Hampstead towards London.

Available in frosted and clear finishes, each window film is made to measure to suit your window. If your window is made up of several panes get in touch and we’ll be happy to help!

Browse the full range of our favourite Classic Blue inspired wall art here.

Will you be including Classic Blue in your home? We’d love to hear how you’re decorating with the Pantone Colour of the Year 2020, let us know on social channels @surfaceview.

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