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KAI assembles new interior design team

“What we have assembled is an impressive team of talented interior experts who have exhibited tremendous creativity and professionalism on a variety of interior design projects throughout their careers. From commercial, government and education projects to healthcare and housing, our Interior Design Team works side-by-side with clients to ensure that their design vision becomes a reality in their project,” said KAI President Michael B. Kennedy, Jr.  

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PPG launches best-in-class virtual room painter tool across popular paint brands

Today, PPG announced the launch of a new virtual room painter tool that enables anyone searching for the perfect color to try paint colors and palettes without visiting a paint store or lifting a brush. Powered by proprietary technology and created by PPG’s award-winning developers, the tool provides a realistic color preview and is now available for popular PPG brands including the GLIDDEN®, OLYMPIC®, PPG PAINTS™ and PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS® lines.

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New Senior Living interior design studio launches in Austin

“Knowing the direct impact I’ve experienced with seniors, just through the basics of design, fuels my passion for improving the lives of people who mean the most to us. I made the decision to step away and develop my own design firm to help break away from the traditional thinking of senior living design and how it’s delivered to our market. My goal is to re-invent the process and reach out to a larger scope of communities & developers who need our services,” said President Keri Moore-Muñiz.

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Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick announce name of joint venture: Meridian™ Brick

Leading brick manufacturers merge to increase distribution footprint and product offerings   ROSWELL, Ga., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick, leading manufacturers and suppliers of sustainable building products and construction materials, announced today the name of their joint venture, Meridian™ Brick. Serving both United States and Canadian markets, Meridian Brick builds on the two companies’ histories of innovation while uniting the strength and passion of their personnel to deliver a broader range of high-quality products and solutions as well as superior services and support across a larger network. A New Direction The new name, suggested by Debbie Brady, Director of Sales for Forterra Brick and 32-year industry veteran, speaks to the new direction the joint venture will take toward both performance gains and cost reductions. Meridian is defined as a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth’s surface. With the definition in mind, Brady added “Meridian represents the joining of two companies, their people and the promise they bring to the future.” The new logo conveys the cornerstone of two companies merging into a unified, diverse structure focused on elevating the new brand while also communicating to the market-at-large the influence the combined presence delivers. The angular, upward motion of the mark denotes both innovation and strength while simultaneously representing an iconic brick structure. The Future Customers, suppliers and employees will...

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Richman Signature Properties partners with Laurel & Wolf to rewrite rules of interior design in luxury rentals

The rules of interior design for rental living are being reimagined thanks to a new partnership between Richman Signature Properties, a leader in luxury rental communities, and nationally lauded online interior design service Laurel & Wolf. The collaboration, which launched this summer, provides access to a professional team of certified designers, expert insights on interior design trends and a collection of on-trend paint colors selected exclusively for Richman Signature Properties’ luxury rental communities to help residents create one-of-a-kind living spaces. Upon moving into one of its luxury communities, residents of Richman Signature Properties may choose one of three special...

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TimberTech® Premium Decking and Rail featured on Archadeck’s Design Excellence Award Winner

TimberTech®, a premier low maintenance, high quality and durable outdoor building products brand, is featured in the winning design of Archadeck Outdoor Living’s Design Excellence competition. The deck design was awarded the top spot from more than 40 entries received by Archadeck, a leading deck building franchise specializing in custom creations. The award recognizes the designs and building products that take outdoor spaces to the next level. The winning deck was created by the team at Archadeck’s Nova Scotia location, and features TimberTech’s premium decking, rail and lighting throughout the elaborate multi-level and multi-functional deck. The award-winning design showcases...

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OLYMPIC® Paints & Stains was awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

With more than 150 gallons of OLYMPIC® MAXIMUM® stain and 33,000 WOOSTER® paint brushes, the Olympic Paints and Stains brand of PPG achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Largest paintbrush mosaic. Hundreds of shoppers and guests at 21 LOWE’S® locations across the Midwest and east coast helped to build the 350-square-foot mosaic as part of the Olympic Maximum stain tour. The tour stopped first in Indianapolis in early May, where the paintbrush mosaic of stained Adirondack chairs overlooking a colorful sunset began. Each tour attendee along the 1,500-mile route could dip a paintbrush in Olympic Maximum stain...

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Integrity Housing opens new affordable community for seniors. Incorporating energy efficient construction and appliances, Olivera received the highest Gold Rating under the Green Point Rated Sustainable Program. This project was designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning with MJS Landscape Architecture. Photo: Olivera Senior Apartments, Pomona, Calif. Courtesy of Integrity Housing.

Integrity Housing opens new affordable community for seniors. Incorporating energy efficient construction and appliances, Olivera received the highest Gold Rating under the Green Point Rated Sustainable Program. This project was designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning with MJS Landscape Architecture. Photo: Olivera Senior Apartments, Pomona, Calif. Courtesy of Integrity Housing.

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