Pantone Color of the Year 2014

Radiant Orchid | Pantone Color of the Year 2014

Radiant Orchid is the Pantone color of the year; the color experts have predicted that we’ll see this color in design and fashion throughout 2014.

Color Inspiration Design

The color for 2014?  The captivating, magical and enchanting Radiant Orchid. An invitation to innovation, modern and versatile Radiant Orchid encourages creativity and originality. Imbued with a harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and its rosy undertones emanate great joy, love and health.

See more about the Color of 2014 and previous Colors of the Year at Pantone.

Inspiration for using Radiant Orchid in your Home

Radiant Orchid pairs so well with a number of colors. It can enliven a neutral on its own, or mix with other colors beautifully. On the warmer side, it pairs beautifully with oranges and it’s sister-tone pink. On the cooler side, it looks beautiful with blues and teals or even a deep green.

I’ve actually used a touch of this color in my home office recently. Using this beautiful fabric on a valance.

Interior Design Radiant Orchid

via Caitlin Wilson Textiles

Interior Designer Boulder CO

via Beautiful Habitat (apologies for the iPhone photography)

This otherwise neutral Living Room is enlivened by the bright pops of Orchid.

Interior Design Denver CO

via Elle Decor

This Library has taken the very bold route with Orchid lacquered bookcases. Wow!

Leading Edge Interior Design


Although a fashion example, Radiant Orchid pairs beautifully with a pale green.

Pantone Color 2014

For even more color combinations, look no further than the color experts at Pantone.

Fashion Inspires Interior Design

What do you think of Pantone’s choice for the 2014 color? How will you be using it?