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AkzoNobel Color of the Year, Indigo Night 
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AkzoNobel Reveals Indigo Night as 2013 Color of the Year

AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paint and coatings company, unveiled today its 2013 Color of the Year, Indigo Night. The rich blue shade was determined by the company through a study of social and economic trends from around the globe. Last year, AkzoNobel selected a juicy red Terra Cotta Rose as the year’s signature hue, reflecting possibilities and take-charge optimism. AkzoNobel produces a portfolio of well-respected brands, including Glidden® Paint. 

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Glidden® Paint Announces Five Finalists in Colorful Classrooms Makeover Contest

After reviewing more than 320 nominations from elementary schools in 43 states, five finalists have been selected to vie for a complete school makeover from Glidden® paint. The “Colorful Classrooms Contest” involves a nationwide search for the one elementary school in the most need of a complete makeover for its classrooms. 


Glidden® Paint Offers Colorful Makeover for Lucky Elementary School

Colorful Classrooms Contest Sponsored by Glidden® Paint encourages brighter learning environments 

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Painting Kids Rooms Tips and Tricks to Get it Right

Whether you need to set up a nursery for a new baby, or update a room for a growing child; painting is an easy and cost-effective way to create just the right atmosphere. But knowing how to get started can feel overwhelming. These tips will help you choose the best type and color of paint, while keeping the process quick and stress-free. 

Glidden App on the iPhone 
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Taking the Guesswork Out of Color Selection

AkzoNobel is proud to introduce the Glidden on the go mobile app, a new tool for smart phones that makes selecting the perfect color and paints just a tap away. The Glidden on the go? app connects customers with multiple do-it-yourself painting tips and inspiration tools. 

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A Spectrum of Excitement

Cavs, Monsters and AkzoNobel Brighten the Hallways of Archbishop Lyke School