Pantone, an X-Rite company and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, and Valspar Paint, a leader in the paint industry, recently announced the addition of PANTONE Radiant Orchid, the 2014 Color of the Year, to the PANTONE UNIVERSE Paint Collection by Valspar available exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide. An embracing harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid is an expressive color that emanates great joy, love and health in the home."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."
"Through our partnership with Pantone and the Valspar Love Your Color Guarantee, we continue to deliver on our promise to help people connect to the power of color," said Sue Kim, color and trend specialist, Valspar. "Design-savvy consumers can infuse Radiant Orchid, a pleasing attention-getter, into their homes to add a sense of drama and glamour to any space."