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Pantone Color of the Year 2014 Radiant Orchid


Pantone have announced their color of the year for 2014. The  color of the year selection requires careful consideration and, to arrive at the selection, Pantone  literally combs the world looking for color influences.

This year it is Radiant Orchid 18-3224, and Leatric Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute says “Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination. An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”

So how are we going to see it come through in our food trends.  Here are a few  innovative food ideas to try for 2014. Splash out and be bold, creative and daring with your food choices.

Pantone Radient Orchid Drinks

{ Beautiful  drinks / nothingbutdelicious }

Pantone Radient Orchid food

{ Edible chocolate  buttons / The Frosted Petticoat  :  Betroot Ice Cream with orange zest / Cosmo cookie  :  Dragon Fruit Ice Cream / Civilized Caveman Cooking  : Cupcake Stack / Cake chooser }


Pantone color for 2014 in food

{  Cupcakes / Style me Pretty  : Beetroot and Lentil Salad / Shades of Cinnamon :  Pulled Pork Sliders with purple coleslaw / Shades of Cinnamon : Dragon Fruit Orange sunflower stacks / jarohoney }


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  • Reply Linda December 12, 2013 at 6:18 PM

    I love all of these delicious shades of purple.

    • Reply Ev December 12, 2013 at 9:10 PM

      Yes,I agree they are amazing and so vibrant

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