2014 Pantone colour of the year: Radiant orchid

2014 Pantone colour of the year: Radiant orchid Author: Style At Home


2014 Pantone colour of the year: Radiant orchid

If the closing of 2013 has you itching to give your home an update, start fresh in 2014 by switching up all things emerald with Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Radiant Orchid. A vibrant purple that evokes creativity and sparks the imagination, Radiant Orchid is set to be seen everywhere in 2014, from the runway to the living room. These 10 decorating accessories are perfect to add a perky hit of purple to your space, whether you want to ease your way into the trend or jump headfirst and get them all!
1 Gourd lamp
Light up your space with Pantone’s 2014 Colour of the Year! This table lamp comes ready for your home in the exact shade of Radiant Orchid. Use it in a neutral entryway or a living room to add a pretty pop of purple. Radiant Orchid Double Gourd table lamp, Lamps Plus, $100.

2 Geometric duvet cover
Give your bedroom a hit of colour in this year’s hottest shade. A quick update for your space, this twin duvet cover comes in a geometric print that would be a fab addition to a kid’s room. Magical Chain triangle duvet cover, Urban Outfitters, $30 for twin. colour-radiant-orchid-chair.jpg
3 Thalya side chair

Similar to its stylish sister, the Philippe Starck ghost chair, the Thalya chair from Kartell is a chic option for the foyer or around the dining table. Unlike the ghost chair, however, the Thalya comes in a shade of Radiant Orchid to keep your home on trend for 2014. Kartell Thalya chair in Purple, All Modern, $239. colour-radiant-orchid-paper-weig.jpg
4 Glass paperweight
Keep your home office in order and on-trend with desk accessories in Radiant Orchid. This glass paperweight incorporates the colour of the year with a modern knot shape, hand-blown by artisans. St. Jude glass knot paperweight, West Elm, $21. colour-radiant-orchid-pillow.jpg
5 Throw pillow

For an easy and affordable way to introduce Pantone’s Colour of the Year into your current decorating scheme, opt for a few throw pillows on the sofa or bed. It doesn’t get any easier than this! Waverly purple 18”x18” cushion cover, Modern Touch Designs on Etsy, $20. colour-radiant-orchid-lantern.jpg
6 Party lantern

For the frequent or first-time entertainer, a splash of Radiant Orchid in your party accessories is a fun way to work with the trend. Group a bunch of purple paper lanterns above a dessert table or hanging at different lengths in a high doorway. Jumbo honeycomb lantern, Pomtree on Etsy, $8 each. colour-radiant-orchid-candle.jpg
7 Candleholder

If you’re not sure about fully introducing Radiant Orchid into your space, simply treat your home to luxurious updates in small doses. This quartz and amethyst candleholder adds a bit of sparkle in the perfect purple hue. Crystal votive holder, West Elm, $77. colour-radiant-orchid-tray.jpg
8 Side table

Brighten up a neutral living space with a bold orchid side table. This vibrant and versatile table has a removable tray top to make entertaining easy. Tray Chic accent table, Urban Barn, $60. colour-radiant-orchid-curtains.jpg
9 Medallion curtain

Dress your windows with drapery drenched in Radiant Orchid! These patterned window coverings feature a more saturated take on the Pantone hue, whilst still showing off that bright punch of purple. Papercut Medallion curtain, Urban Outfitters, from $29 per panel. colour-radiant-orchid-boxes.jpg
10 Tulipwood box

Luxurious and in a paler shade of the pretty purple, this lacquer tulipwood box is a subtle way to introduce Radiant Orchid into your home. Stack and use in a vignette or add to your bookshelves and style amongst your favourite reads. Purple tulipwood and black lacquer box, Gramercy & Co., from $95 each.


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2014 Pantone colour of the year: Radiant orchid