Meet ‘Peach Fuzz’: Pantone Colour of the Year for 2024.

CAG Pantone Colour of the Year Fuzzy Peach

Kindling feelings of warmth and belonging, Peach Fuzz effortlessly marries the old with the new

Inspiring a conversation around colour and its cultural ties, the Pantone Color Institute first introduced the Pantone Colour of the Year educational program in 1999. Now an iconic touchstone worldwide, each year’s Pantone colour selection influences industries ranging from fashion and home furnishings to automotive and industrial design. 

Embarking on its 25th year, the first Pantone Colour of the Year in 1999 was PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean Blue and last year’s was Viva Magenta 18-1750. Decided by a team of global colour anthropologists who comb the world for upcoming colour trends, influences can stem from anything and everything that shapes our ever-evolving lifestyle and culture. The naming conventions undergo a similarly thorough process, intuitively selected to conjure up a specific image and feeling. 

A globally recognised visual language that requires no words, colour is one of our most powerful communication tools.

pantone color of the year 2024 peach fuzz

Connecting us on both an inner self and community level, PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz has been announced as 2024’s Pantone Colour of the Year.

PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz is a tender peach hue that celebrates a message of “caring and sharing, community and collaboration”.

Behind the scenes with PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz

Drawing inspiration from our desire to belong, in both moments of stillness and togetherness, this shade sits between pink and orange with subtle sophistication.

“In seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection, we chose a color radiant with warmth and modern elegance. A shade that resonates with compassion, offers a tactile embrace, and effortlessly bridges the youthful with the timeless.”

Leatrice Eiseman | Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute™

Beautifully understated yet impactful, Peach Fuzz pays a respectful ode to the past with a refreshing contemporary touch. Reframing how we want to live and setting mindful intentions for the new year, this Pantone Colour of the Year 2024 is a gentle reminder to nurture our inner selves amongst the hustle and bustle of modern life. 

Click here to learn more about the decision-making behind Peach Fuzz and its applications.

How to incorporate Peach Fuzz into architecture and design

With vibrant colours and bold elements amongst the predicted commercial design trends for 2024, we’re excited to see how Peach Fuzz will be used in spaces across various industries. 

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Elevating your architecture and design projects, here are a few ways you can integrate PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz:

  • Use Peach Fuzz as an accent colour or incorporate it into patterns for focal architectural elements, such as feature walls and trims.
  • Integrate the colour into lighting fixtures, furniture pieces, upholstery and interior decor to communicate warmth and belonging.
  • Consider using Peach Fuzz to accentuate safety and access features like doors, window frames, stair nosings, tactile indicators and commercial entrance mats.
  • Add a pop of colour to neutral walls by commissioning artwork that incorporates Peach Fuzz.
  • Play with different textures and textiles, such as coloured glass partitions or false ceilings.

Evoking an uplifting and youthful warmth, you can balance the boldness of Peach Fuzz with softer, neutral tones for a harmonious, well-balanced design. Create a mood board centred around PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz along with other colours, materials and textures to visualise the overall concept before committing to a large-scale application.

To explore complementary colours, use Pantone’s Colour Harmonies tool to view and download their five curated colour palettes.

Classic can custom colour match our products to any Pantone colour of your choice

Staying ahead of the latest design trends, Classic can colour-match products to Peach Fuzz as well as recommend existing ranges that will seamlessly complement your overall aesthetic vision. 

Based on your goals, we can incorporate Peach Fuzz across your stair nosing inserts and tactile indicator inserts. We can also custom manufacture your polyurethane tactiles in any Pantone colour of your choice. 

Explore Classic’s existing product ranges that will perfectly complement PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz

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Discover the latest trends in public access solutions with Classic

As always, you can rely on Classic’s promise to get you a step ahead, no matter your goals. With an ever-growing range of tailored stair and floor safety solutions, we specialise in end-to-end fulfilment – from design to installation – to support building professionals Australia-wide. 

Take advantage of fast turnarounds and steadfast commitment to meeting your deadlines – our architecturally designed range and nationwide network have long earned the trust of many architectural and construction firms, including Lend Lease, Kane Construction, Multiplex, and Built, to name a few. 

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  • Featuring our stair nosings, tactile indicators, commercial entrance matting, car park safety, bike racks, skate deterrents, and more
  • Product technical information to ensure your compliance 
  • Application, Installation & Care Guides
  • Projects featuring our products, for your inspiration

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Otherwise, you’re more than welcome to book a complimentary consultation with our friendly team to discuss your project in detail. 

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