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Minneapolis — Nov. 19, 2014 — Valspar Corp., a global leader in the paint and coatings industry, a new online experience for architects and design professionals at

The home page welcomes visitors to "dream in color" by drawing from inspirational content including a project gallery full of Valspar-coated project photography, a vast color library, and educational resources. Order color samples with a simple click, share inspirational content with Valspar’s social media networks, and view Valspar’s videos where architects discuss their inspirations and projects.

The Projects page offers a curated and expanding gallery of inspirational examples. Currently on display are: 

• Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas, the largest hotel in the world to be LEED Gold certified, is finished with more than 15,000 gallons of Fluropon SR coatings.

• Aspen Art Museum, finished with a consistent white Fluropon across multiple architectural metal products.

• Central Arizona College’s Maricopa Campus building uses Fluropon’s Cor-Ten AZP color to create a weathered, desert-inspired look.

• Florida’s Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral debuts Kameleon Color Blue Pearl II’s iridescent, color-changing mica coating. 

A more detailed, downloadable description accompanies each project in the gallery.

Visitors to the Resources area of ValsparInspireME can browse videos, blog posts, news releases, and more. There also is a continuing-education section of Valspar's courses approved by the American Institute of Architects, such as “Color Matters,” “Talking Color,” and “High Performance Coating Systems for Metal Roofing.”

A library of Valspar’s videos provides additional coatings information and inspiration, which also can be viewed on its YouTube channel. Other links invite visitors to connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, as well as to an interactive map to contact Valspar's approved applicators across the country.

The Colors section within ValsaprInspireME presents a seemingly infinite variety of hues drawing from Valspar’s 200 years of experience and 20,000 colors in its laboratories. Easing the exploration, visitors are invited to choose from eight palettes. Clicking on a swatch within the color palette prompts the user to instantly order a sample, share the swatch, or contact a Valspar representative.

The Products section describes a range of Valspar’s high-performance and superior-performance architectural coatings for coil and extrusion applications that meet AAMA 2504 and 2605 specifications. Browse each product family and download product data sheets to learn more about the benefits and technical specifications of each product.


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