5 reasons why every design fan loves Pantone

The iconic brand still has us swooning over its colours and products after all these years – here’s why

Collection of colourful Pantone mugs
(Image credit: Pantone)

A famous name in the fashion, product and graphic design industries, Pantone is the go-to brand for all things colour. Here's what you need to know, plus how you can get your own Pantone classic from Copenhagen Design

1. It’s an iconic brand with a great design history

Since 1963, its iconic Pantone Colour Matching System – that’s the code on the white border of any Pantone product that makes us feel like an in-the-know design pro when we’re sipping from our favourite mug – has innovated the way designers use colour. 

Fun fact: the codes are split into two categories. Fashion, Home and Interiors need more whites, blacks and neutrals in their palettes, while Graphics (for print and packaging designers) need colours that will pop on the shelf.

collection of colourful Pantone products

(Image credit: Pantone)

2. Classic designs that stand the test of time

What do you think of when we say ‘iconic brand’? Pantone is right up there with the rest of them, and that’s all thanks to the timeless colour-block products from Copenhagen Design. Their pared-back style is great for any home, whether you’re a minimalist or a colour enthusiast – which means they make great gifts, too. Secret Santa, anyone?

Collection of colourful Pantone products

(Image credit: Pantone)

3. Their colourful products are perfect for showing off your personality

If you love colour and great design, Pantone products from Copenhagen Design are perfect for adding a splash of on-trend style to your space. Whether you like warm reds, natural greens, vibrant citrus shades or cool neutrals, you’ll find the perfect hue to suit your home and your personality. We can vouch for the fact that they’re a talking point of the office, too – so if you want to dazzle on your next tea round, look no further.

collection of colourful Pantone products

(Image credit: Pantone)

4. There’s loads of fantastic designs to choose from

The latest collection from Copenhagen Design includes an extensive range of stylish and colourful products that suit any lifestyle. Coffee-loving commuter? The To-go cup is the perfect travel companion. Saving the planet? Try the eco-friendly steel drinking bottle for green credentials. Always in the office? The iconic mugs and espresso cups are as popular today as when they were first launched. The choice is yours.

Collection of colourful Pantone products from Copenhagen Design

(Image credit: Copenhagen Design/Pantone)

5. There’s even a Pantone Colour of the Year

Each year, the famous Pantone Color Institute forecasts the latest global trends and reveals its Colour of the Year. That means there’s always an exciting host of products on the horizon, reimagined in our new favourite colours. We’re awaiting the 2020 announcement with baited breath – watch this space.