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12 Stunning spaces with Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid

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In case you haven’t heard, Pantone has just announced the color of the year. Move over, Emerald from 2013. The color of the year is now Radiant Orchid 18-3224 – a vibrant blend of purple and pink. While we are sad to say goodbye to our classic, preppy green, the design world is ready to welcome this feminine and awakening color. It’s a confident and expressive purple. And as Pantone puts it, it brings “magical warmth.”

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Pantone’s Radiant Orchid is often used in design, from smaller décor touches like throw pillows to an entire room. And it pairs great with hunter greens – or even emerald green (it was too soon to say goodbye!). And we love how it looks with turquoise, teal, or even a fun and tangy orange. Check out these design spaces that have embraced Radiant Orchid. Which ones are your favorite?

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