Last year, we explored the Pantone Color of the Year and the versatility and allure of 2013′s pick, Emerald. Pantone’s Color of the Year is a truly interesting thing and has gained quite the following in design communities across the board, from fashion to interiors. And so, as if a new year wasn’t exciting enough, Pantone has brought us PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid for 2014! So this year we’re at it again, bringing you some tips and inspiration for being on top of this year’s most radiant of color trends. It’s daring and bold and we hope you enjoy this refreshing shade for 2014 as much as we do. I’m not sure if it’s just because I’ve been working on this post, but it seems like 2014 was meant to be this color, no? It seems spot on to me. Enjoy your introduction to this year’s hue!
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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…. Spruce up interior spaces by incorporating this eye-catching hue in paint, accent pieces and accessories. As adaptable as it is beautiful, (it) 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 re-energizes almost any color palette and provides a unifying element for diverse spaces.