2014 Design Color Forecast ….introducing Radiant Orchid

25“Chill air and wintry winds!
My ear has grown familiar with your song;
I hear it in the opening year, I listen, and it cheers me along”~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Pantone has announced the new color of the year -Radiant Orchid. It is not purple, not pink, often called fuchsia, and we will be seeing much more of it throughout the year.

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Nature makes its own statement of Radiant Orchid.

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“A n enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones . It inspires confidence and emenates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”!~Leatrice Eiseman

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Popular design blogger, Tobi Fairley’s take on color trends is that we will see more “moody hues”, like charcoal , navy and teal.

From Tobi Fairley’s blog

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Design Tips

36 inches is becoming the new norm for bathroom vanity cabinet height.

LED under cabinet lighting for kitchens is coming on strong. I wonder if it will soon surpass Xenon as a favorite choice?

Tufted sofas, chairs and headboards remain popular.

…until next time, stay fabulous and keep interior design in mind.
Carol

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