Pantone has announced “Radiant Orchid” is the color of the year for 2014, succeeding 2013′s color Emerald.
The Radiant Orchid's magical warmth and exuding confidence causes intrigue on the eye and sparks anyone’s imagination. The combination of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones create an embracing purple with depths of charm. Who wouldn't be captivated by it’s honesty.
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said in a statement that the color of 2014 is “an invitation to innovation” that “encourages expanded creativity and originality.” She also claims it’s a color that Michelle Obama often wears and notes designers like Max Mara, Marc Jacobs, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ermengildo Zegnahave have been incorporating orchid hues into their collections in the past year, the AP reports.
The colour “radiant orchid” was chosen after extensive interviews with fashion representatives worldwide about what color would lead the way in the forthcoming seasons as well as sales of “color swatches,” according to the Wall Street Journal.
So if there was ever a perfect time to buy orchids or sport the color on your interiors, it’s today.
Looking through our picture library we spotted this Rimini Sofa in Romo Linara Veberna Fabric, a striking statement piece in any room. And why not co-ordinate with hues of the Radiant Orchid on scatter cushions to complete the look.