Pantone Colour of the Year for 2014 – Radiant Orchid

Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2014 - Radiant Orchid
Toronto at Night, with Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2014 Radiant Orchid

We’ve already shown you Benjamin Moore and Sico’s 2014 Colour Trends so lastly we’re going to take a quick peek at Pantone’s Radiant Orchid, which they’ve chosen for their Colour of the Year for 2014.

Radiant Orchid is “a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple” that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health“, and who doesn’t want that?

It can be used to “Spruce up interior spaces by incorporating this eye-catching hue in paint, accent pieces and accessories. As adaptable as it is beautiful, 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.

Do you think you’ll use Radiant Orchid this year? On the wall or in accessories? Or maybe on your finger nails?

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