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Pantone Releases Purple Shade in Memory of Prince

A new color from Pantone will honor the iconic Prince, as a result of working with his family’s estate.


World's Favorite Color Announced

The world’s favorite color was announced, and its cool hue is connected to nature.


New Color-Matching Tool Revealed for Professionals

Datacolor has unveiled its new ColorReaderPRO, a device the company says will provide paint companies with a comprehensive color-selection tool.


Benjamin Moore Sports New Colors

Attention baseball fans: Benjamin Moore has pitched a series of paint colors featuring signature hues of three Major League Baseball teams.


Color Tool to Enhance Selection Process

AkzoNobel has unveiled an enhanced version of its color tool designed to aid in the selection of paint colors.


Color Selection Tools Made for Architects

The Sherwin-Williams Company has rolled out its new color selection system for architects, designers and specifiers.


Valspar Taps Color Trends for 2016

Color experts at Valspar say they have rounded up the prevailing consumer lifestyle influences and translated them into four inspiring color palettes predicted to trend in 2016.


Color on Display at Disney World

Color theory, the psychology of color and the perception of color are probably not topics one expects to encounter while visiting Epcot, part of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.


White Stars in Color Trend Show

The leading paint hue in Benjamin Moore’s 2016 color trend forecast is Simply White.


PPG 2016 Colors: An ‘Odyssey’ of Life

With a record-holding cardstacker on hand to build a “City of Cards” coated with swatches of its color line, PPG Industries ceremoniously launched its 2016 Color Palette last week in the pla...


Artist Can Keep ‘Un-Swedish’ Paint Job

Artist Bernth Uhno will be allowed to keep the paint job that officials had ordered removed after saying the choice of a gradient color was not "Swedish."


Gold Takes ‘Color of 2016’ Crown

Color experts over at AkzoNobel have crowned a true yellow gold as its “Color of the Year for 2016.”


New System to Aid in Color Selection

The Sherwin-Williams Company has introduced a new color selection system designed to improve the paint color decision process for professionals and consumers.


Artists, Town Target Blight with Color

How do you get a blighted town and a group of graffiti artists to work together?


Study: White Roofs Keep the Temp Down

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology have discovered that a certain reflective, white coating can decrease a building’s inside temperature when it’s applied to the roof.


Medieval World Wonder to Gleam Again

A project to reconstruct one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages is underway in China.


Colorful Paint Job Found ‘Not Swedish’

Officials in eastern Sweden have ordered an artist to repaint his home because the chosen color scheme is not “Swedish,” according to reports.


Paint Line Nears 2,000 Colors

From Arizona Clay to Zucchini Flower, Dunn-Edwards Paints has infused its Perfect Palette system with 300 new colors.


Hue Knew? Why Building Color Matters

CINCINNATI—Staring down a battalion of beiges, buffs and browns for the next project, architects, builders and specifiers may wonder: What (*$!@&% difference does it make?


PPG Color Outlook Gets Fresh

From architecture to automobiles to aerospace, PPG Industries has unveiled a bright forecast for global color trends in 2014.


Prisons Test the Power of Pink

Pink paint is being used in jails throughout Switzerland as part of a plan designed to curb tempers and soothe prisoners.


New Paint Palette is Steeped in History

Benjamin Moore's newest color collection is 250 years old.


Study: Blue Paint Best for Sleep

Bedrooms painted blue produce a better and longer night’s rest, a new study suggests.


Wounded Soldiers’ Homes Get New Paint

Painting contractors from across the country have embarked on a state-by-state mission to bring uplifting color makeovers to the homes of America’s wounded war veterans.


Fowl Play: Paint Job is for the Birds

A UK building whose pale gray exterior has reportedly proved a death trap for geese may be in for a lifesaving facelift.


PPG Launches Next-Gen Color Software

PPG Industries' commercial coatings group has upgraded its Color Accurate software with expanded search options, simpler functions and more data, including listings for more than 40,000 pref...


Study: Women See Color Better

Guys who are weighing a choice between Brewski Burnish and Sandy Suds for their next man-cave paint job may want to run the swatches by a woman.


Ex-Teacher Sues Over Classroom Color

A legal dust-up over yellow classroom walls has a former teacher demanding green and school district officials seeing red in Texas.


New Year’s Color Parade Continues

Two more paint companies have added to the assortment of top colors and trends for 2013.


Florida City Reins in Paint Colors

A south Florida city has approved an ordinance dictating what colors business owners may paint their buildings in commercial zones.


 
 
   

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