Radiant Orchid the Pantone colour for 2014 January 12 2014

Color authority PANTONE has unveiled the color of the year for 2014:

PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid.

The color that will replace Emerald Green, is a blend of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones.  It’s said to “intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” executive director of PANTONE Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman, said in a statement.  “Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health,”

 

We say contrast Radiant orchid with greens as shown in the photo above, strong yellows and crisp whites.