A Fresh Look for Decorating Your Home from Pantone’s Colors for 2021

Pantone®'s 2021 palette of grey and yellow

Let the sunshine in! Brighten up your home office, den, or living room with a trendy color pair from Pantone®‘s 2021 palette: "Illuminating" and "Ultimate Gray." We could all use some cheer these days. And the start of a new year has got to be the perfect time to perk things up—stylishly, of course! So, what a thrill to curate these furniture and accent pieces that bring in this color duo with pizzazz, while keeping practicality and price in mind, too.

Get ready to visualize that home space makeover in cool gray tones and sunny pops of yellow, with edgy touches of black. Sure to make you smile! (*this post contains affiliate links)

Editor’s Picks: Home Decor Ideas in Gray, Yellow, and Black 

We chose to go for a modern look and feel, using these colors in abstracts, geometric shapes, and contemporary furniture designs. Ideal, we believe, for today’s small-home living!


Pantone®'s 2021 palette of grey and yellow ideas for decorating your home

Combine "Illuminating" (1), a "friendly, optimistic" yellow from Pantone®’s colors for Spring/Summer 2021 with gray and black—with selected pieces like these.

2 – Office Art Grey and Yellow Abstract Art  – Canvas wall art on solid pine frame, available on Amazon

3 – Modern Scandinavian Side Chair Yellow – available on Amazon

4 – Black, Yellow and Gray Geometric Art Throw Pillow – from Society 6

5 – Goldenrod Ovo Table Lamp – from Lamps Plus

6 – Well Woven Isometry Geometric Grey Triangle Area Rug – from Walmart

7 – Cruiser Wheeled Trolley – from Wayfair

8 – Hand-Formed Cement (Over Glass) Vases – from DIY Furniture Studio

9 – Olcott Mid Century Tray Top Accent Table – Inspire Q® – from Target

10 – Geometric-inspired Pouf in Charcoal and Yellow – available on Amazon


Excited to redecorate, now? Pantone’s giving us these color cues for 2021, "Illuminating" and "Ultimate Gray," to do just that!

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