Saturday, January 4, 2014

2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid aka... Joy, Love and Health!


Pantone, the global authority in color, announced PANTONE®18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the color of the year for 2014. Wow!

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, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.”
Used here on the ceiling only Benjamin Moore's 2072-40 Wild Orchid,
is a sure fire way to incorporate a neutral room with a splash of color energy.
So what exactly is Radiant Orchid?  Is it pink, purple or fuchsia? This peppy pinky, purple color is happy and looks good on all skin tones.  Expect to see everything from nail polish, hair color, cars, and home accessories in this "it" color.  In the darker shades it is masculine and in the brighter shades it becomes feminine. Is it a well-rounded color that suits everyone? Maybe not, but take a look at how great it could make your home sparkle!
 
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.
Similarly, 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. Click here to see Benjamin Moore's 2017-40 Wild Orchid
 An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health, something we could all use in 2014!
Try a few of these little gems in your rooms, just to give a little joy to the space!

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