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Pantone has just announced the color of the year for 2014. We have anxiously been awaiting this announcement. Each year, it is so much fun to see what the color will be. This year it is a hue of purple and we love it!!! (of course)
Did you know that purple is considered a neutral? It has warm AND cool tones which make it a very compatible color partner. The new color is soft, but yet powerful enough to stand alone. What colors will you pair it with? Make sure to let us know.
Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2014: PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid
“While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, 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.
“An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, 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.”
For more than a decade, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design. Past colors include:
- PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald (2013)
- PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango (2012)
- PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle (2011)
- PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise (2010)
- PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa (2009)
- PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris (2008)
- PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper (2007)
- PANTONE 13-1106 Sand Dollar (2006)
- PANTONE 15-5217 Blue Turquoise (2005)
- PANTONE 17-1456 Tigerlily (2004)
- PANTONE 14-4811 Aqua Sky (2003)
- PANTONE 19-1664 True Red (2002)
- PANTONE 17-2031 Fuchsia Rose (2001)
- PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean (2000)
The word is out and the NEW color palettes for spring PLUS the decor color of the year is here. First featured at New York Fashion Week www.newyorkfashionweek.com there has been a “Tango” on the runways- Tangerine Tango. Tangerine Tango is the new 2012 fashion color. Other colors are in neon impact format; just think of a spectacular sunset, an ocean seascape, a sunny day and you have the new colors which include: solar flower, bellflower, soladite blue, margarita, cabaret, driftwood, starfish, cockatoo and sweet lilac. These colors are all presented by Pantone, http://www.pantone.com/pages/fcr.aspx?pg=20910&ca=4 the leader and authority in fashion color. Look for these new colors throughout the year and decide which ones you love and would like to pair together.
Photos courtesty of Pantone and the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/tangerine-tango-pantones-color-of-the-year-in-fashion/2011/12/09/gIQAxj04hO_blog.html By Kim