Ardmore Design: Inspiring Afro-centric Design & Ceramics

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Catherine Bowen
, Plascon Trends Editor

Ardmore Design Collection

Not too long ago we were celebrating World Animal Day with a post by contributor David Catherine, in which we featured a host of cool animal-inspired decor. Today we’re celebrating African fauna and flora once again in the form of an Ardmore Design Collection.

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Trends 2012: Bathrooms as Living Spaces

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Catherine Bowen
, Plascon Trends Editor

Beautiful Bathrooms

Bathroom Living Spaces, Image Source: shelterness.com

At the first Plascon Trend Talk, we were exceptionally lucky to have Lisa Millbacher (of Bespoke Bathrooms) come and present her trend insights for bathrooms for 2012. Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing one of these trends every week, here on our blog, to get your creative juices flowing. In her presentation, one of the ideas that most grabbed me was a new concept that sees bathrooms as living spaces. Or, put another way, bathrooms that are being integrated into living spaces.

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Colour Inspiration from Plascon’s “20 Colours to Love”

20 Colours to Love

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Catherine Bowen
, Plascon Trends Editor

This post is inspired by 20 colours, or more specifically the 20 colours to love that have been chosen by Anne Roselt (Plascon’s Colour Manager) exclusively for Builder’s Express, Builder’s Trade Depot and Builder’s Warehouse. These 20 colours come in the following variations: Plascon Cashmere Interior/Exterior Plush Matt, Plascon Micatex Exterior Fine Texture, Plascon Velvaglo Interior/Exterior Satin Sheen, Plascon Kitchens & Bathrooms Interior Matt and Plascon Wall & All exterior Suede Sheen.

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Mandela Day with Marie Claire and GOLD

EVENTS: Marie Claire gives back to the community

GOLD in association with Marie ClaireIn celebration of Mandela Day, Marie Claire in partnership with GOLD will present a Pop-up University at the Plascon Freeworld Design Centre on July 18. Four well-known personalities will share their insights and inspirations with GOLD’s youth, with the aim is to inspire these peer leaders, who in turn will influence and inspire their peers.

With the specific outcomes of GOLD: to develop young people who are its beneficiaries to better enhance their employability and access to future opportunities, the speakers (within the media and entrepreneurial environment) will share their practical experiences and insights in getting to where they are today.

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Lauren Shantall talks Camatte, Prius and Plascon

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Lauren Shantall
, Plascon Social Media Manager

Toyota Camatte 1, Image Source gizmag.com

So what does Plascon have to do with a Prius? – Absolutely blotto on surface level. Dig a little deeper, and you’ll see that our investment in the kind of technology that allows us to provide coatings options that are better for the environment – like our zero VOC Plascon Evolution paint, Removall, and low VOC Plascon Double Velvet and Plascon Cashmere - means that we’re on a similar journey as the electric car, the petro-electric hybrid, or even the eco-diesel vehicle. We too are searching for a better way, and are committed to providing better solutions for you!

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