2014 color trend is Radiant Orchid

Chase away the winter blahs with Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014: Radiant Orchid.

Every year Pantone, a global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, chooses the color of the year that will influence design and decorating trends.

This year the color is PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, featuring a mix of fuchsia, purple and pink. Watch for this year’s hot color to pop up in home decor. When it comes to interiors, Pantone recommends pairing Radiant Orchid with olive and hunter greens, turquoise, teal, light yellows and neutrals. Read the Pantone news release for more design ideas.


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Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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