Color Guild

Color Guild

 

COLOR GUILD IS COMPRISED OF MORE THAN 55 regional paint manufacturers and 8 licensees from 16 different countries and is dedicated to the marketing, promotion and selling of paint products. The combined expertise and experience of the member companies makes Color Guild uniquely qualified to serve as a definitive resource on color and coatings. Challenges related to color are faced by designers, architects and manufacturing industries worldwide. As color experts, our job is to help tackle them. Color Guild colorists work tirelessly to predict and present trend colors 12 to 18 months in advance of their entree into the marketplace. These color experts carefully separate the fads from the facts as they identify color trends.

Most of our offerings are based on the "Color Is" Color System developed through many years of research. This system allows our clients to perceive visually over 1300 colors and keep them ahead of the ever-changing color curve.

Our colorists offer a number of forecast colors annually to keep our palette fresh and to support paint manufacturers to re-structure their color collection in order to increase sales. When it comes to predictions, Color Guild colorists are accredited members of global professional organizations that specialize in color forecasting and design. Most, if not all, subscribe to a variety of trend publications and many attend global trade shows and cover the earth in search of the next big color.

With a heritage reaching back 45 years we have gained a vast knowledge of color which enables us to be THE GLOBAL PAINT AND COLOR AUTHORITY.

For more information on the Color Guild, or to become a Color Guild member, please contact:

Robert A. Shapiro
6049 McNaughten Grove Lane
Columbus, Ohio 43213
(Office) 614-395-2470
 Email:  Rashapiro@ColorGuild.com
 

 

  Download Color Trend 2017 PDF

Color Trends 2017
“Breathe” Colors for 2017 are softer and more laidback, they create a sense of relaxation, invitation and contemplation. The color of the Year is 
“Nomadic Travels” from the Groundwork collection. It is a true neutral; it can be warm in the sun and cool in the shade making it a great canvas for all of the other colors in your room or on the outside of your residence.
 
Down to Earth

Mother Earth

Out of This World

Meadows & Marines

Groundwork

 

 

 

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Consumer & Professional Materials

In partnership with The Duha Group,  an innovative manufacturer of Color-Marketing Tools, The Color Guild provides its membership with industry leading color tools and color palettes.

Duha has held a strategic and beneficial partnership with Color Guild beginning in 1999. From housing inventory and reliable distribution, Duha Group manages vendor systems and provide both operational and strategic solutions to suit the needs of the Guild membership.

Solicitations of the products, are offered at various times  throughout the year, as well as on demand to meet the immediate needs of the Color Guild members.

COLOR GUILD COLOR COLLECTION

COLOR IS

 Duha Color Group

FANDECKS

  • COLOR IS STRIPE FANDECK – 1320 Colors
  • COLOR IS CONTRACTOR PRO-FANDECK – 347 Colors
  • COLOR IS COLOR ALBUM – 1320 Color
  • COLOR FASHIONS STRIPE FANDECK – 1232 Colors

BAGSTOCK

  • 3” STRIPE BAGSTOCK – 1320 Colors
  • 2” STRIPE BAGSTOCK – 1320 Colors
  • SOLID COLOR BAGSTOCK – 1320 Colors

ARCHITECT PROGRAM

  • ARCHITECT KIT – 1320 Colors
  • SOLID ARCHITECT CHIP REPLACEMENT PROGRAM – 1320 Colors
  • LARGE SHEETS – 1320 Colors

MICRO PALETTE PROGRAM

  • OFFWHITES & NEUTRALS – 72 Colors

COLOR CARDS

  • COLOR CONFIDENCE INTERIOR – 18 Colors
  • WARM COLORS INTERIOR – 18 Colors
  • COOL COLORS INTERIOR – 18 Colors
  • EXTERIOR DOOR & TRIM COLORS – 18 Colors
  • OFFWHITES & NEUTRALS – 72 Colors
  • WARM COLORS – 52 Colors
  • COOL COLORS – 51 Colors

COMBINATION COLOR CARDS

  • INTERIOR FINISHES – 48 Colors
  • EXTERIOR FINISHES – 48 Colors
  • PROFESSIONAL INTERIORS – 39 Colors
  • EXTERIOR FINISHES – 54 Colors

 

HISTORIC

Duha

The HISTORIC PROGRAM consists of the following:

FANDECKS

  • HISTORIC SOLID FANDECK – 108 or 149 Colors
  • HISTORIC COLOR IS ADD-ON FANDECK PAGES – 108 Colors

COLOR CARDS

  • HISTORIC COLOR CARD – 108 Colors
  • HISTORIC COLOR COMBO CARD – 72 Colors

BAGSTOCK AND LARGE SHEETS

  • HISTORIC SOLID BAGSTOCK – 149 Colors
  • HISTORIC LARGE SHEETS – 149 Colors

MICRO PALETTE PROGRAM

  • HISTORIC COLOR – 72 Colors

 

WOODSTAIN PROGRAM

Duha Color

The WOODSTAIN PROGRAM consists of the following:

  • MICROWOOD STAIN FANDECK – 72 Colors
  • EXTERIOR STAIN COLOR CARD – 72 Colors

 

 


Retail Environments

The Color Guild relies on Gorrie Marketing, an industry leader for the design and manufacturing of Color Displays and Point of Purchase Merchandising Programs for the Paint and Coatings Industry.

Gorrie has been a primary vendor to the Color Guild Membership since 1999. From the beginning, The Color Guild and Gorrie Marketing have been committed to providing affordable, yet timely solutions that support The Color Guild as the “Global Color Authority”.

COLOR DISPLAYS

COLOR IS

  • COLOR IS 2” Stripe Card Displays in 36” or 70” formats
  • COLOR IS 3” Stripe Card Displays in 140” format
  • COLOR IS Solid Color Card Displays in 140” or 24” formats
  • COLOR IS Off Whites and Neutral 72 Color Micro Palette Display - Corrugate

Historic Color Collection

  • Historic Color Card Displays in 28” Floor Display format
  • Historic Color Card Displays in 28” Counter Display format
  • Historic Color Micro Palette Display – Corrugate

Additional Merchandising Items

  • Multi-Purpose Color Chip Displays
  • DIY Display Components
  • Stain Displays
  • Round Paint Stackers
  • Paint Stacker Rings
  • 36” x 24” Poster Frames
  • 24” x 36” Double Sided Poster Frames
  • Sidewalk A-Board Signs
  • Portable Pallet Can Stackers

Digital Tools

Welcome to some fun color tools courtesy of The Color Guild.  Below you will find access to our Color Wizard, the Color Guild Color Visualizer and a decorating primer we call Decorating Made Simple.

Please note that both the Color Wizard and Color Visualizer are not designed to work on mobile phones - for the best experience we strongly suggest you visit this page from a workstation or tablet to take advantage of these powerful tools.

Color Wizard: The Color Guild Color Wizard contains our signature color palettes: COLOR IS and The TIMELESS HISTORIC COLLECTION.  This fun tool allows you to mix and match color combinations on a prototype room with options for trim, walls and ceiling colors.  The Color Wizard also provides guidance on potential color clashes and companion color ideas.  If you are having some paint issues on your walls or trim, the Color Wizard also has a great guide to common paint failures in the Solutions area.  Click Below to enter the Color Wizard on your desktop.

Color Visualizer: The Color Guild Color Visualizer takes the Color Wizard to the next step and allows you to work on preformatted room photos or even better upload a photo of your room or exterior and begin to plan out your color! The Color Visualizer features both the COLOR IS and The TIMELESS HISTORIC COLLECTION.  Click Below to access the Color Visualizer on your desktop or tablet.

Decorating Made Simple:  A Color Guild brochure designed to assist you in your quest to innovate and decorate by providing you with the basics in color and color combinations.  So take a look, make your spaces your own,  and remember to innovate and decorate!  Access the Decorating Made Simple PDF by clicking below.

 

 

 

 

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