Pantone’s 2014 Color: Radiant Orchid – What a surprise!

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This was a surprise to me. In the last ten years Pantone  has not picked a purple shade, so this will be quite a change, not just in clothing, but also in products for the home and office. An orchid-colored coffee maker? I remember how proud I was of my avocado and harvest gold kitchen appliances in the 70’s!!!!!

Move over, emerald. The color watchers at Pantone say the “It” color of 2014 is a pinky purple known as “radiant orchid.”  Expect to see the peppy shade on everything from cardigans to coffee makers next year. Vibrant and inviting …
via Pantones 2014 Color: Radiant Orchid – WSJ.com.