Print

Pantone names 'radiant orchid' 2014 color of the year

Written by Sara Bauknecht on .

Pantone 400

The color experts at Pantone have spoken ... radiant orchid will be the "it" color for 2014.

"A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, radiant orchid emanates great joy, love and health," Pantone declared on its website.

Like Pantone hues of the year that have come before it, expect to see this shade splash across fashion, jewelry, furniture and art in the months to come.

Radiant orchid was preceded by emerald, the hot hue for 2013, and the 2012 color tangerine tango.

Read more at www.pantone.com.

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.