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Category: 2017 Color of the Year

Cloudberry named top color for 2017 by OLYMPIC Paints and Stains brand

“Home décor trends for 2017 are reflecting society’s urge to find a space apart from constant connectedness, and to create balance by establishing our homes as places to refresh,” said Dee Schlotter, PPG senior color marketing manager, Olympic Paints & Stains brand. “Cloudberry is the perfect complement to the minimalist style that is strongly trending in the year ahead.”

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GLIDDEN paint names Byzantine Blue as 2017 Color of the Year

Take comfort: soothing colors will dominate home decor color trends in 2017, according to the GLIDDEN® paint brand by PPG, with the top color a subtle, serene violet. Glidden paint today named Byzantine Blue (50BB 32/117), a playful yet peaceful purple, as the 2017 Color of the Year.

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Silverado named PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS 2017 Color of the Year

“PPG’s global color experts selected a striking purple hue for the Pittsburgh Paints & Stains brand 2017 Color of the Year after studying consumers’ growing fascination with space, spirituality, technology and time. Silverado perfectly mimics the deep, mysterious yet organic tones of outer space,” said Misty Yeomans, PPG color marketing manager, Pittsburgh Paints & Stains brand.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

The EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000® standing seam, translucent canopy system is engineered for long spans, snow loading conditions and to withstand extreme wind loads including in hurricane-prone areas. The system’s continuous runs accommodate panels up to 54 feet long, and provide daylighting, UV screening and impact resistance without leak prone intermediate horizontal mullions. Optional coatings for the glazing panels enhance solar heat gain management and diffuse lighting without glare. Its durable framing system uses recycled aluminum as standard and, after its useful life as part of a canopy, the metal is 100 percent recyclable. Photo by Cory Klein

The EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000® standing seam, translucent canopy system is engineered for long spans, snow loading conditions and to withstand extreme wind loads including in hurricane-prone areas. The system’s continuous runs accommodate panels up to 54 feet long, and provide daylighting, UV screening and impact resistance without leak prone intermediate horizontal mullions. Optional coatings for the glazing panels enhance solar heat gain management and diffuse lighting without glare. Its durable framing system uses recycled aluminum as standard and, after its useful life as part of a canopy, the metal is 100 percent recyclable. Photo by Cory Klein

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January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus. Plus a look at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Terminal Modernization Program and feature article "Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design" by Olga Gorbunova, Principal, Stantec.

January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus.

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