Global Color & Design Center
The Global Color and Design Center is where our passion for the art of finishing lives. A finish is so much more than a coating, and Sherwin-Williams is focused on solutions that help manufacturers and designers make the best possible products for their customers. Whether exquisite finish techniques, new directions in color, or a devotion to design, we position ourselves at the forefront of trends. But we’re not just identifying the coming trends, we are also creating them, helping our customers stand out and establish new standards in their markets. Solely focused on OEMs, product finishers, and designers, we earn trust and build lasting relationships with our passion for the art of finish and our dedication to the success of our customers.
Where A Better Finish Begins
Starting with outstanding technology, Sherwin-Williams further supports finishers with the value-added benefits of dedicated on-site technical support, design engineering, extensive distribution, and color and design expertise. At the Global Color and Design Center, it is this focus on the finished appearance that drives us.
Our leadership in color and design for product finishes comes not just from our passion, but has been cultivated through an uncompromising devotion to finish solutions for our customers, and an unwavering commitment to the art of creating finishes. From custom color analysis, to trend forecasting to finish design, our talented and experienced stylists at the Global Color and Design Center provide custom-tailored solutions for the unique needs of product finishers, regardless of substrate or end-use.
Customers who have worked with the Global Color and Design Center appreciate the expertise and services we provide. Hear some of them talk about their experience.
Making Finishes Better
The Sherwin-Williams Company, through the Global Color & Design Center, provides OEM and product finishing customers with expertise related to the many aspects of color and finish appearance. Qualified customers can experience the benefits of:
• Color consulting & forecasting
• Color palette assessment and recommendations
• Market specific trend boards and color palettes. Click here for sample trend report.
• Custom formulations and system design
• Architectural color tools
• Hands-on training seminars
• Color card design and production*
• Meeting with color experts at our Global Color and Design Center to review trends and finishes*
Click here to learn more about the color and finish capabilities of the Global Color and Design Center.
Our goal is to help manufacturers and designers create the best finish, and we do this by fueling your inspiration and thrilling you with possibilities. So whether you come with ideas that you want to bring to life, or are looking for something new, our stylists can work with you to identify and best meet your needs. With a library of thousands of finished samples across an array of substrates and end-uses, we think you’ll find something that excites you. With access to our extensive library of global trend reports and international trade publications, you can keep an eye on what is coming next in your market.
We Make Ideas Reality
No substrate is too difficult. No industry is too big. Over the past 145 years, we have contributed to the success of our clients in a wide range of industries across a wide range of geographies. Whether wood, plastic, or metal, we can provide unique finishing solutions. You can see our work everywhere, including:
- Computer Equipment
- Metal Outdoor Furniture
- Consumer and Personal Electronics
- Contract - Hospitality Furniture
- Kitchen Cabinets
- Medical and Diagnostic Equipment
- Residential Furniture and Office Furniture
- Stores Fixtures and Display
- Building Products
Turning Concepts Into Production
Sherwin-Williams has worked hard to become a leader in the industry at developing custom formulations, finishes, and techniques that get our customer’s products noticed. And we’re able to do it quickly enough to meet demanding design cycles and evolving deadlines. With our extensive on-site technical support, we will even help you take the finishes we create from the design studio right to your automated finishing line. Our expertise and focus on color and design ensures you receive consistent color, batch to batch, whether you have one finishing facility or multiple facilities around the globe.
For more information regarding the Sherwin-Williams Global Color and Design Center or to speak with a Sherwin-Williams representative, please click here.
*Available to qualified customers