The Year of the Orchid



Radiant Orchid, that is. Pantone, the self described “global color authority,” recently revealed the captivating color as their pick for 2014 color of the year. Every year, Pantone scours the world to find the perfect color before making their selection, and this year’s color is a lively pick. With it’s rosy undertones, Radiant Orchid gives off a warm and healthy glow that translates well across a variety of mediums.

Already, various fashion designers, such as Juicy Couture and Yoana Baraschi, are using this shade of purple as they plan their spring collections, and there’s no doubt that the rest of the creative world will follow suit.

As they state on their website, the “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.” We’re excited to see where the design world goes with this color.

What are your thoughts? Do you think this is the right pick?

Written by:  Diana Aguilar-Flores