PANTONE -the world-renowned global authority on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries, recently announced PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid -the shade that is the color-wheel contrast to Green, a captivating, magical, enigmatic Purple, as the color of the year for 2014.“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,” Purple being a color associated with creativity and originality, and Orchid an enchanting harmony of Fuchsia, Purple and Pink undertones, Radiant Orchid then inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.
Interior featuring PANTONE Color of the Year 2014 Radiant Orchid, A captivating color “one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” In terms of fashion and interior design, Radiant Orchid is a luxurious yet relaxed shade of Purple that complements Olive and deeper Hunter Greens -personal favorites, beautifully, and offers brilliant balance when paired with Neutrals and warm wood grains. Orchid Love.
PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid Paint
For more than a decade, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.