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Plascon has revealed its 2016 paint colour palette, seeking inspiration from the raw pigments of the earth and the cooling tones of the universe that surrounds us. The palette also looks to the past to inform a rich new classicism and draw energy from design concepts that encourage playfulness. (more…)

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Plascon Colour Forecast 2015

Plascon talks paint 2015

A new year always brings with it a new batch of paint trends. Plascon Colour Manager Anne Roselt gives some insight into those trends that will be influencing the design world this year. Plascon launched their 2015 Palette at Decorex Joburg in August last year and will be showcasing this colour forecast at Decorex Durban […]

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Smart Coatings are the way of the Future

The days of paint merely being a means of beautifying our homes, workplace and surroundings are becoming a thing of the past. New and exciting technology that converts these paints into smart coatings that can fight bacteria or have a cooling effect are heralding a new era for paint manufacturers. According to Plascon ‘Technical’ Executive, […]

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Paint sector’s environmental challenges to dominate ‘Coatings for Africa 2013’

The growing emphasis on environmental protection and sustainability issues in the paint and coatings industry has inspired “Creating a Green Future” as theme of the Coatings for Africa (CfA) 2013 to be held at Gallagher Estate from May 21 to 23 this year.   Jointly presented by the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the […]

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Make a colourful new start with Dulux’s trendy new colours

  In keeping with international colour trends, Dulux, a brand from the world’s number one paint company, Akzonobel, has recently launched four trendy new light muted neutrals for interior walls. “These earthy tones will serve as a canvas or foundation to complement almost any other broadwall colour and inspire you to create beautiful neutral schemes […]

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Plascon renews sponsorship of Decorex SA for the 20th year

Decorex SA is proud to announce that for the 20th consecutive year, Plascon will once again be the headline sponsor of Decorex SA in 2013. This renewed partnership confirms the synergy between two of South Africa’s best known, trusted and well-loved décor brands. Plascon, South Africa’s leading coatings manufacturer has proudly sponsored Decorex SA for […]

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Iconic Dulux brand flourishes with colour

Iconic international brand, Dulux will soon be launching the Flourish™, a symbol of its inspirational journey of “Adding Colour to People’s Lives™” across the globe. As part of the world’s number one paint company, AkzoNobel, Dulux has been on a colourful mission to make the world a more vibrant place, so that people may feel […]

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Phase II

Case study: Painting Nedbank green

While Nedbank’s corporate colour may be green, there can be no doubt that its approach to the environment is represented by the very same shade and hue. And nowhere was the banking giant’s commitment to all things green more evident, than in its Sandton “Nedbank Phase II” project, which achieved a 4-Star Design Rating from […]

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Offshore technology a first in the SA paint industry

People have been painting for the last 20 000 years, from the caveman who used iron oxides to the ancient Egyptians who developed paints from pigments in the soil. Just when you thought the paint industry had it all, we learn that it is about to be revolutionised by a world-wide technology that is fully […]

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