Pantone and Valspar Paint announced the addition of Pantone Radiant Orchid, the 2014 Color of the Year, to the Pantone Universe Paint Collection by Valspar, available at Lowe's nationwide. Radiant Orchid is a mix of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones.
"Nothing can transform the mood of a room more than color, and the purple family has continued to grow in popularity and acceptance among interior designers and consumers alike," said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. "As we move into 2014, we are beginning to embrace bold paint colors in the home for accent walls or to revamp key furniture pieces. Radiant Orchid is a surprisingly versatile, modern hue that evokes a sense of creativity and movement that will elevate any room to a new dimension."
Other colors from the Pantone Universe Paint Collection by Valspar include:
Blue: Featured colors are Illusion Blue, Moroccan Blue and Peacock Blue.
Neutrals: Colors include Mushroom and Pantone Timber Wolf.
Purples: Pantone Wild Orchid and Pantone Sweet Lavender are some of the choices.
Greens: Colors Tender Shoots and Hunter Green.