The Pantone color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid, a purple-pink that is described by Pantone with these eloquent words:
“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.”
If you find this color to be inspiring and would like to add this color family to your daily arsenal of paper, journals, ink and writing instruments we have some suggestions for you.
Exacompta Journal with a Lilac Club Cover
Rhodiarama Webnotebook in Purple
LAMY Al-Star Fountain Pen – Purple
The LAMY Al-Star purple aluminum fountain pen is a very deep, dark shade of purple-pink – we might even call it Midnight Orchid.
Zebra Optex Highlighter in Purple-Pink
We were excited to discover that Zebra Optex highlighters include a Radiant Orchid shade of purple-pink!
Pentel Energel Alloy Gel Pen in Metallic Pink with Violet Ink Refill
Pilot Iroshizuku Fountain Pen Ink – Crimson Glory Vine
This is our biggest temptation when it comes to Radiant Orchid shades of ink – Pilot Iroshizuku Fountain Pen Ink in Crimson Glory Vine (or yama-budo). Such a beautiful glass bottle too!
Noodler’s Ink – Saguaro Wine
Noodler’s has such a huge variety of fountain pen ink we’re not surprised to find this Radiant Orchid shade of Saguaro Wine. It’s made in America too.
J. Herbin Fountain Pen Ink – Larmes de Cassis
The name Larmes de Cassis means “Tears of Blackcurrant” and according to J. Herbin it is the symbol of grievance and penitence (Tears).
Platinum Mix Free Fountain Pen Ink – Silky Purple
Platinum’s Silky Purple Mix-Free fountain pen ink can safely be combined with other Mix-Free inks to create custom shades of fountain pen ink. We like the Radiant Orchid purple-pink shade of this ink just the way it is!
Other fountain pen inks that belong to the Radiant Orchid purple-pink color family include:
- LAMY Violet
- Pelikan Violet
- Noodler’s Cactus Fruit
- Noodler’s Ottoman Rose
- Noodler’s Black Swan in Australian Roses
- J. Herbin Rose Cyclamen
These are just a few paper, pen and ink supplies that can add more Radiant Orchid purple-pink to your home or office desk. What Radiant Orchid stationery supplies do you find inspiring?by