Radiant Orchid has been announced as
the “2014 Color of the Year”
replacing last year’s color which was Emerald Green.
This bold new color is an ideal way to greet spring and make a statement in your home. The “Color of the Year” is announced annually by Pantone, which is considered the global authority on color. Radiant Orchid is Pantone 18-3224.
While Radiant Orchid is the Color of the Year, all things purple are on-trend: violet, wine, amethyst, plum and lilac. Small doses of these colors sprinkled throughout your home add surprising pops of color that will make your home feel up-to-date. If a purple sofa or two walls painted eggplant are too much for you, think accent pieces such as pillows, throws, area rugs, artwork and lamps.
As the neutral of choice begins to drift towards lighter brown tones such as sand and camel, safe colors which make the space feel bigger and brighter, designers are also seeing gray emerge as the new neutral. Big ticket items such as carpeting and sofas are beginning to show up in colors ranging from soft dove gray to dramatic charcoal, all pairing well with violet, burgundy and orchid accents.
Shades of purple also pairs well with last year’s color, emerald green and another on trend color cobalt blue – think of the colors in a peacock’s tail. Bold statement colors with lots of energy that can really make your home pop.
American Classic Homes offers custom Feng Shui designs to ensure every new home meets our buyers’ needs. Buyers also have the option customize their interior selections including the latest color trends. If a peacock blue or Royal Orchid accent wall is on your list of must haves, American Classic Homes can help. This is what makes us a top homebuilder in Washington. Our communities and custom homes can be found throughout the greater King County area, including Renton, Sammamish, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Newcastle and Seattle.