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Pantone colour of the year 2014
Picture: Supplied by Pantone Radiant Orchid.

Pantone has announced its colour of the year for 2014 - Radiant Orchid.

The enigmatic purple shade will reenergise any space, complementing olive and deeper greens and offering a gorgeous partner for turquoise, teal and light yellow.

Pantone combs the world for colour influences each year to reach their decision on the hue, which for more than a decade has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in various industries - from fashion, homewares and industrial design to product packaging and graphic design.

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