Something we look forward to in the start of each New Year is the announcement of the Pantone Colour of the Year!
As designers, it's always interesting to see the various trends and options available to us, and the Pantone colour of the year is a wonderful contribution to the inspiration we bring to our clients.
So without further ado...
Illuminating & Ultimate Gray
In a surprising turn, for the second time ever, Pantone announced a 2-colour combination: Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating & Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray.
Pantone described their pick as, "A marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting."
Further, Laurie Pressman, Vice-President of the Pantone Colour Institute, added, "It's a combination that speak to the resilience, the optimism and hope and positivity that we need, as we reset, renew, reimagine and reinvent.
It's a refreshing surprise to see this colour combination from Pantone. By combining yellow with gray, Pantone has created a sense of vibrancy that is still very calming. We also love how balanced this combination looks despite using bright yellow. On their own, the yellow may be too much and the gray too bland, but together, the combination feels so pleasant without being overwhelming.
Yellow and Gray Wedding Inspiration
There are many ways to use illuminating yellow and ultimate gray in wedding design and decor. You can choose the degree to which you want to use either colour; for example, consider a gray scale colour scheme with a pop of yellow to add some warmth. With two complimenting colours like yellow and gray, consider mismatched bridesmaids outfits. Or, if you're really bold, why not a gray or yellow wedding dress!?
With so many options, it's important to brainstorm some inspiration. Check out our Pinterest board for yellow and gray wedding decor.
Or see below for some of our favourite looks!
Arpan is the Owner and Creative Director at Ted.Co. In addition to her role working with clients, she shares this blog as a way to provide more information for couples planning their wedding events.