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Pantone Announces 2014 Color of the Year

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Pantone has announced their 2014 Color of the Year. Radiant Orchid (18-3224), a magical purple with rose undertones, was featured as one of the hues in the Pantone 2014 Fashion Color Report and was showcased throughout the runways for the spring 2014 shows.

Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, stated, “While the 2013 color of the year, Pantone 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination. An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today's society."

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