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2019 Color Forecast: Optimism, Elegance, Calm: Aesthetics for the New Year

from PaintSquare Press, Winter 2018


Curating Cozy: 2018 Color Forecasts Illustrate Many Ways to
Create Comfort at Home

from D+D In Depth, November 2017 ; by BRANDY HADDEN, D+D NEWS

Fall brings with it another round of color trend predictions for 2018. See the variet...


2017 D+D Elevation Awards Showcase Exceptional Coatings Work: Announcing the First Class of Winners

from D+D In Depth, October 2017 ; by AMY WOODALL, DURABILITY + DESIGN

Seven projects earned a number of coatings professionals a D+D Elevation Award in thi...


How Color and Design Affect Environments for the Aging

from D+D In Depth, October 2017 ; by VERONICA ARCAROLI, BENJAMIN MOORE

Architects and design professionals have a unique opportunity to improve quality of l...


Quench the Craving for Calm: Early 2018 Color Forecasts Cater to Slowing Down in a Busy Life

from D+D In Depth, August 2017 ; by AMY WOODALL, DURABILITY + DESIGN, AND BRANDY HADDEN, D+D NEWS

Now that the first batch of color trends forecasts for 2018 have been announced, you ...


From Start to Finishes: Innovative Coating Solutions for Metal Panels

from D+D In Depth, July 2017 ; by DAVE DONOVAN, CENTRIA COATING SYSTEMS

Metal panels may have a long history as a building product, but advances in architect...


Creating Dynamic Family Living

from D+D In Depth, May 2017 ; by ANKROM MOISAN ARCHITECTS INC.

Elevating the standard of what affordable housing design can be, The Abigail in Portl...


Color in Retail: Goals, Keys, Results

from D+D In Depth, April 2017 ; by BARBARA JACOBS, BARBARA JACOBS COLOR AND DESIGN

Paint color choices can play an important, intentional part in the design of a retail...


Architectural Color: Branding in the Built Environment

from D+D In Depth, November 2016 ; by Billy Rosbottom, Sto Corp.

Color exerts a powerful influence on consumer behavior. While many argue over its rol...


Architectural Color Trends for 2017: A Review of Paint Manufacturers’ Forecasts

from D+D In Depth, October 2016 ; by Aaron Jentzen, Editor

Often, trendy colors soon fall from favor. That’s fine, if you’re talking about an ou...


Color in Institutional Spaces

from D+D In Depth, May 2016 ; by Billy Rosbottom, Sto Corp.

Many see institutional buildings as synonymous with cold, bare concrete, perceiving t...


From Drab to Daring:
The Explosion of Color in Coatings

from D+D In Depth, May 2016 ; by Jeff Alexander, VP of Sales, Coil and Extrusion Division, Valspar

In the past, vibrant colors were seldom used for major construction projects, resulti...


Color in the Commercial Environment

from D+D Online Features, August 2015 ; by William Rosbottom, Sto Corp.


On the Hunt for Harvest Gold

from D+D Print, April 2015 ; by Sally Zimmerman, Historic New England

From hip to historic, the retro color schemes of midcentury modern design can be foun...


Prosperous Heritage

from D+D Print, April 2015


Nature’s Comfort

from D+D Print, March 2015 ; by Amy Woodall, Editor in Chief


Return to Nature

from D+D Print, March 2015


What Tomorrow’s Colors Can Do for You Today

from D+D Print, October 2014 ; by Gary Henry

The 2015 color forecast is for blues, soothing tones and value.


Color Matters

from D+D Print, June 2014 ; by Jill Pilaroscia, Colour Studio Inc.

Whether by rebranding a property or helping to speed rentals, good color adds value.


Starry, Starry Sky

from D+D Print, April 2014 ; by Gary Henry


Architecting Color

from D+D Print, February 2014 ; by Jill Pilaroscia, Colour Studio Inc.

Color, if thoughtfully chosen, broadcasts meaning.


Charcoal is the New Chocolate

from D+D Print, November 2013 ; by Gina R. Johnson

In 2014, soothing blues and spicy bolds prevail, and it all pairs beautifully with gr...


Painting for the Patient’s Benefit

from D+D Print, September/October 2013 ; by Jackie Jordan and Joe Kujawski, Sherwin-Williams

Advances in color research and coating technology can help improve the patient experi...


Color in Commercial Architecture

from D+D Print, June 2013 ; by Jill Pilaroscia, Colour Studio

Color defines space, creates relationships and a sense of cohesion—locally in neighbo...


The Context of Color

from D+D Print, March/April 2013 ; by Sonu Mathew, Benjamin Moore & Co.

Color adds value to buildings. In this article, Mathew explains how color transcends ...


Color and Design Outlook: A Study in Contrasts

from D+D Online Features, September 2012 ; by Jill M. Speegle

While color and design forecasts for 2013 are wide-ranging, many color experts and de...


‘Green’ Currency: Retrofit, New-Building Projects Deliver High-ROI Upside

from D+D Online Features, March 2012 ; by Jill M. Speegle

The path to achieving “green” or “sustainable” objectives in design, construction and...


Information Underload: Presenting the Argument for Product Standards

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Walter Scarborough

A significant deficiency exists in the world of architectural paints and coatings tha...


HKS’s LEED Believer: Sustainability VP Mundell Puts Faith in Green Ideal

from D+D Online Features, February 2012 ; by Joe Maty

Chris Mundell, vice president and sustainable design coordinator at HKS Inc., finds t...


Marquee Mixtures: Color, Effects to Star in 2012 Concrete Shows

from D+D Online Features, December 2011

A convergence of the practical and esoteric is written in concrete at a remote Navajo...


The Color Deficit: Making the Case for a Polychromatic World

from D+D Online Features, December 2011 ; by Billy Rosbottom

Architecture serves as a grounding element for our communities. Our buildings are whe...


Brewery’s Main Ingredient for Design Flavor: Attention to the Details

from D+D Online Features, October 2011 ; by Joe Maty

Red Eye Brewing Company in Wausau, Wis., produces and sells craft beers at its brewer...


The Color Landscape: A Bolder Spectrum, with ‘Authentic’ Tilt

from D+D Online Features, September 2011 ; by Jill Speegle

From full-bodied reds and clean blues to sophisticated and inviting earth tones, colo...


The Wall as Canvas: Colors, Patterns Stretch the Design Universe

from D+D Online Features, July 2011 ; by Gillian Rose

Wallpaper: The mere word conjures up such personal memories from our past.


Texas-Size Task: Paint Job for Massive Cowboys Stadium Roof

from D+D Online Features, July 2011 ; by Earl Baker & Walter R. Scarborough

Everything in the Great State of Texas is large, grand and majestic, or at least that...


Stucco and EIFS: Origins and Evolution of Cladding Cousins

from D+D Online Features, May 2011 ; by Walter Scarborough

Along with wood and clay-based masonry, cementitious materials have been primary buil...


Good Medicine: High-Performance Wall and Window Systems

from D+D Online Features, April 2011 ; by Tammy Schroeder

Americans spend, on average, 90% of their time indoors, according to studies conducte...


We’re Only Human: Why Choosing a Color is So #%&@ Difficult

from D+D Online Features, April 2011 ; by Gillian Rose

How many times have you tried to satisfy your quest for “the perfectly colored room?”...


Sprawling ‘Parasol’ Floats Above Square in Seville City Center

from D+D Online Features, March 2011 ; by Jill M. Speegle

Above an ancient archaeological site in the heart of Seville, Spain, stands a strikin...


Low-Tech, High-Tech: Gallery of Programs Reflect Color Dynamics

from D+D Online Features, March 2011 ; by Joe Maty

The art and science of color and design are highly dynamic, and paint and coatings co...


Classic Composition: Operatic Triumph for Studio’s Artistry

from D+D Online Features, January 2011 ; by Zachary J. Hoeppner

The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House combines classical, European intuition with ...


Game Changer: ‘CHPS’ Schools Go by Different Set of Rules

from D+D Online Features, December 2010 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, Durability + Design

Entering the fray in the school design and construction arena in California isn’t the...


‘Edgy, Rebellious’ Rolling Stone Takes L.A. Restaurant Stage

from D+D Online Features, December 2010 ; by Joe Maty

“Edgy, imaginative, creative, and rebellious” are some of the notes being hit in an a...


Tales from the Trenches: Dancing to ‘Rock Star’s’ Tune

from D+D Online Features, December 2010 ; by Steve Ryan

I ran into a friend at the airport yesterday, and as all people in all industries do,...


Symbiosis of Supplier and Designer: An Ideal We Can Build Together

from D+D Online Features, December 2010 ; by Walter Scarborough

In the natural world, when a relationship exists between two different species, organ...


Variation on a Theme: E’Terra Inn’s Holistic Interpretation of Green

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

You might say that Laurie Adams, owner of the E’Terra Inn near Tobermory, Ontario, ta...


High-Tech Systems Add up to Net Zero at New DOE Facility

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

A sliver-hued mica coating delivers an “eye-catching, metallic shimmer” to the high-t...


Coatings Net Points for Residential Site’s LEED Silver Triumph

from D+D Online Features, November 2010 ; by Joe Maty

A white, reflective “cool roof” and low- and low-VOC interior coatings won points for...


Current Color Phase: Neutrals Ascendant, but Share Limelight

from D+D Online Features, October 2010

The world of color has undergone a makeover of late, with yellows, grays and aubergin...


Color Me Historic

from PWC, September/October 2010 ; by Sally Zimmerman

Knowing a home's vintage will give you an advantage.


Chicago Architecture Celebrated in ‘Top 40’ List

from D+D Online Features, September 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Chicago is known for many things—the Loop, Michigan Avenue, the Great Fire, the Sears...


New LaGuardia Tower Gets Aesthetic, Performance Lift with PVDF-Based Coatings

from D+D Online Features, August 2010

Alcoa Architectural Products’ Colorweld® 300 finish, based on high-performance fluoro...


Ready for prime time: Low-VOC fluoropolymer coating counted on to generate buzz in California and other venues where ‘green’ takes top billing

from D+D Online Features, August 2010

A recently developed high-performance coating based on fluoropolymer chemistry is beg...


School colors: Making the grade in the classroom

from D+D Online Features, July 2010 ; by Allen Zielnik

Green and white; blue and gold; maroon and orange: Combinations like these may come t...


Green Takes the Gold: PWC's first Green Awards

from PWC, May/June 2010

Yes, green products are durable. No, they're not more expensive. And, boy, are they ...


Curb Appeal

from PWC, March/April 2010 ; by Sally Zimmerman

Here's your three-part secret to the right colors for any house, anytime.


Mies, modernism, and metals: Formulating recoating approaches for 20th century landmarks

from JAC, August/September 2009 ; by Deborah Slaton and Joshua Freedland, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.

Protocols developed for Chicago structures strike a balance based on legendary design...


'Market dynamics' cited in color forecast

from JAC, March/April 2009


Connecting via Color

from JAC, January/February 2009 ; by Barbara Jacobs, Barbara Jacobs Color and Design

The use of color represents a key design element in any commercial space, and is a si...


Powerful medicine

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The architects of the new Pittsburgh Children's Hospital employed vibrant colors, bol...


 
 
   

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