Pantone Color of the Year 2014 is PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid. An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm!
Pantone color of the year 2014 is Radiant Orchid, a bold, vibrant and optimistic shade. Radiant Orchid is a perfect companion to pastels, and adds confidence and vivacity when mixed with other bold colors. Love this beautiful color shades but I’m still not over the beauty of 2013’s Emerald Green. That was my color. But still, I wish Radiant Orchid welcome because I always fall in love with the current colors!
Spruce up interior spaces by incorporating this eye-catching hue in paint, accent pieces and accessories. As adaptable as it is beautiful, Pantone Color of the Year 2014 Radiant Orchid complements olive and deeper hunter greens, and offers a gorgeous combination when paired with turquoise, teal and even light yellows. Likewise, the vibrant color is sure to liven up neutrals including gray, beige and taupe. Uplifting and bold without being overpowering, Radiant Orchid reenergizes almost any color palette and provides a unifying element for diverse spaces.
“While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.”
Every year in early December Pantone pick the color of the next year. The color of the year selection requires careful consideration and, to arrive at the selection, Pantone quite literally combs the world looking for color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films that are in production, traveling art collections, hot new artists, popular travel destinations and other socio-economic conditions. Pantone color of the year 2014 will, in theory, have a strong presence in fashion, beauty, home design and consumer products.
Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the global color authority and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. Pantone products have encouraged colorful exploration and expressions of creativity from inspiration to implementation for more than 50 years.
For more Radiant Orchid Pantone Color of the Year 2013 inspiration: Purodeco on Pinterest