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D+D October 2014

D+D October 2014

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Color + Design

What Tomorrow’s Colors Can Do for You Today

by Gary Henry

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

Coatings Technology

The Color of Durability

by Mark M. Ryan Jr., The Shepherd Color Company

Today’s high-tech pigments provide value beyond aesthetics.

Maintenance + Renovation

New Again

by Gary Henry

A venerable Chicago Schoolhouse gets a renewed lease on life.

Good Technical Practice

Making It Stick

by James D. Machen, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Overcoating factory-finished architectural metal poses problems, but proper prep can help.



Color - we see it every day, yet we often underestimate it.

by Amy Woodall, Editor in Chief

Letters to the Editor

Reader Response


Case Study

Profiles in Metal

by Gary Henry

Architectural metal shines on two redesigned buildings.

Testing + Evaluation

Outdoor Testing Never Lies

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Laboratory weather testing of coatings has come a long way, but exposure to the elements is still king.

Concrete Q + A

Troubleshooting Architectural Cast Stone

by Todd Nelson, P.E., Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Here’s how to identify, troubleshoot and prevent common problems.

Picture This!

Something Precious


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