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Get Inspired: Color and Coatings

Colors are a universal language that everyone understands, engaging both hearts and minds. In Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings (formerly Valspar) Get Inspired: Color and Coatings blog, our color engineers explore the latest trends, technologies, and projects in the high-performance architectural coating industry. 
Coatings | August 17, 2018 | Jeff Alexander

The Sherwin-Williams Coil Coating products you know and trust are designed to keep your buildings beautiful and free of graffiti.

Senior Living Design | August 07, 2018 | Jeff Alexander

 A housing community offering beautiful views of the Detroit River and Belle Isle as the city's waterfront is undergoing dramatic restoration.

Coatings | July 31, 2018 | Jeff Alexander

Color has the power to help us go within and reset.

Roofing | July 24, 2018 | Jeff Alexander

As metal roofing soars in popularity, so do the aesthetic options. 

January 15, 2018 | Jeff Alexander

Achieve a vibrant, metallic finish with only two coats

Coatings | December 19, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Energy efficiency is a top priority to lower operating costs and protect the environment.

Coatings | December 13, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Our two-coat formulation of fluoropolymer resin ensures exceptional color and durability in a variety of climates.

Coatings | November 28, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

PVDF coatings are a resin-based coating system.

The exterior of the Alford Inn
Coatings | November 08, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

The inn’s “jeweled center” consists of a 39-foot domed skylight across the conservatory.

The Smithsonian Museum
Coatings | October 11, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

The design process involved bringing talented minds together to create something truly unique. 

Exterior of the Bank of North Georgia
Coatings | September 29, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Valspar coatings are formulated with both organic and inorganic pigments, depending on the desired color and performance requirements.

The exterior of a Butler Tech building
Coatings | September 21, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Valspar coatings help protect facades from humidity, UV rays, acid rain, and corrosive salt.

A colorful building
Coatings | September 20, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Valspar color experts apply advanced color-matching technology with a short turnaround time.

The exterior of a building clad in metal panels
Coatings | September 11, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Although square and rectangular wall panels have been the norm, new shape and texture trends are emerging.

Coatings | August 16, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Railings, screens, canopies, and shading devices punctuate projects and are important aspects of the built environment.

Coatings | July 17, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

As building codes become more stringent and green rating systems grow in popularity, Valspar has developed products that meet ENERGY STAR and LEED...

Metals | June 29, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

The Metal Roofing Alliance estimates that 750,000 metal roofs were installed on U.S. homes in 2015.

Coatings | June 09, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Valspar has over 20,000 colors available for metal panels from the Fluropon Coil Family, Valflon, and the WeatherXL Family.

Coatings | June 02, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

The skillful use of exterior color for commercial buildings makes a statement about the company brand, creating an opportunity to stand out or make...

Coatings | May 18, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

According to the U.S. Green Building Council, buildings consume 73 percent of U.S. electricity and are responsible for 38 percent of CO2 emissions....

Coatings | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Bolder colors are growing in popularity as accents.

Coatings | April 21, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Our 6.25-acre test facility in Fort Myers, Fla., has 100,000 panels on exposure and demonstrates our commitment to testing.

Coatings | April 14, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Regardless of age, culture, and training, color creates shared mood associations and shifts our perceptions.

March 22, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

These roofs allow a significant reduction in operation and maintenance costs for commercial and industrial projects.

March 13, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

By design, insulated metal wall panels help reduce energy and maintenance costs over time.

February 27, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

These roofs can last for 40 to 70 years, can lower energy bills, and are recyclable at the end of their useful life.

Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Photo courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects 

February 07, 2017 | Jeff Alexander

Many prominent skylines are largely monochromatic, with little use of vibrant colors. 

Coatings | October 24, 2016 | Jeff Alexander

The exterior transformation of the Maryland home used aluminum Opaline metal panels from ATAS International, Inc., coated black with Valspar’s Flur...

Coatings | October 17, 2016 | Jeff Alexander

Valspar's Valflon offers bold, vivid colors to help designers and architects make a statement.

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