At the turn of the new millennium Pantone announced it's inaugural Colour of the Year.

Since then, every new year has seen Pantone select a colour that best captures the global mood of the design world and the world at large.

Pantone Colours of the Year from 2000 to 2017

 
pantone colour of the year 2017 pantone colour of the year 2016    
 
pantone colour of the year 2015 pantone colour of the year 2014 pantone colour of the year 2013 pantone colour of the year 2012
 
pantone colour of the year 2011 pantone colour of the year 2010 pantone colour of the year 2009 pantone colour of the year 2008
 
pantone colour of the year 2007 pantone colour of the year 2006 pantone colour of the year 2005 pantone colour of the year 2004
 
pantone colour of the year 2003 pantone colour of the year 2002 pantone colour of the year 2001