Color of the year 2014?

Burgundy.  Maroon.  Oxblood.  Garnet.  Raspberry.  Pomegranate.  A rose by any other name. . .

This might not be the color of the year 2014 but maybe it should be because I’m seeing it referenced many different ways, many different places.  These photos are from my Pinterest Board.  Check it out and save the link because I’m always adding more images.  While you’re over there, check out the other boards too; there’s one for just about every color.

This isn’t a totally new color obsession for me, by the way.  Here’s an infographic from 2011 that I made focusing on the same hue family – click to see the whole thing, this is just a button.

Colorgraphical Grab Button

If you’re noticing any particular color stepping forward to claim top spot for 2014, share your color insights in the comments below.

color of the year 2014 burgundy maroon