Monday, January 20, 2014

Color Trends of 2014 in Decorating

Pantone has chosen the color of 2014! Radiant Orchid is a lovely bright and vibrant uplifting color for the new year.

Within color pyschology purple is associated with royalty. It symbolizes power, nobility, luxury, and ambition. It conveys wealth and extravagance. Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity, mystery, and magic.


Barbara Becker 768435 - Risky Business RB4228
 
Pandora Collection 301-66907 - Christel Collection CHR116511
 
Veranda Collection AD8101 - Waverly Collection WA7710



Benjamin Moore has also chosen their color for 2014 and it is Breath of Fresh Air. The pale blue color is a nice calming color for the year ahead.

Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven. Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body. Blue is strongly associated with tranquility and calmness. 



Cook Kids Collection KS2309 - Peek-a-Boo Collection KD1877
 
Silhouettes Collection AP7498 - Damasks and Stripes 2 DS29714
 
Silhouettes Collection AP7428 - Silhouettes Collection AP7476