January 23, 2014

2014 Product Trend: Purple Hues


Meltdown Lamp by Johan Lindsten for Cappellini.

Color experts across the globe are predicting that 2014 will be a year dominated by varying hues of blue, purple and pink. While the

Pantone Color Institute

has named a vibrant pinky-purple called ‘Radiant Orchid’ as its color of the year, paint brand


has selected a dusky, filtered violet named ‘Exclusive Plum’. Perfectly demonstrating the subtle sophistication of ‘Exclusive Plum’, the new multi-toned Mews tiles by

Barber Osgerby

for Italian tile brand


are inspired by the changing light within London’s winding streets. A subtle tint of the dazzling ‘Radiant Orchid’ hue is used on

Johan Lindsten’s

blown glass Meltdown lamps for


, while the Q5 bench collection by

Davis Furniture

demonstrates how the statement-making hue can be used to striking effect on large upholstery pieces.


Meltdown Lamp by Johan Lindsten for Cappellini.


Q5 by Jonathan Prestwich for Davis Furniture.


Mews tiles by Barber Osgerby for Mutina.

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