ICI Paints Akzo Nobel Manufacturers of premium quality paints, woodcare products, high performance coatings and decorating aids for the building industry incorporating Dulux Trade, Glidden, Polycell Trade, Cuprinol Trade, Sikkens and Hammerite brands.ICI Paint is now part of AkzoNobel.
Fax: +44 (0)1753 578218
CPD booking contact
Ms Cheryl Seales
Tel: +44 (0) 1753 877192
Approved CPD materials
Sustainable Choices in Decorative Coatings
This seminar will help architects make more informed choices when selecting paints on a sustainability platform.
Period Colours to Modern Paints: The Influence of Colour in Design and Architecture 1714-1939
This seminar aims to:
- Provide an overview of colour use in architecture through key periods in British history, Georgian to Edwardian.
- Outline notable figures and social influences behind historic architectural and interior design trends to put colour trends into context.
- Provide specific examples of notable buildings & their interiors.
- Provide an introduction to the differences between traditional and modern paints.
- Highlight regulations and restrictions to the decoration of listed buildings, with particular regard to the use of lead based paints.
Flame Retardant Coatings for Internal Walls and Ceilings
This seminar aims to increase architects knowledge of how fire develops, to review and help architects understand fire legislation building regulations and testing.
Colour in the Built Environment
This seminar will provide information on:
- The importance of colour in the built environment
- How different factors can alter the perception of colour
- How different colours can change spaces
- Tools that can help with colour choice
Colour and Contrast- improving the built environment for visually impaired people
This seminar aims to provide a comprenhensive guidance on effective use of colour and contrast to improve the built environment for visually impaired people.
Colour and Contrast
This material ensures users appreciate the importance of colour and luminance contrast in designing environments suitable for all users, helping them understand the importance of providing contrast appropriately to maximise the abilities of users and especially those with visual or hearing impairments and learning difficulties. It raises awareness of the relationship of colour and luminance contrast with other environmental factors such as lighting and surface finish, explaining how to use the latest design guidance to select colour and luminance contrast. It ensures attendees appreciate how the latest research has determined methods for assessing suitable colour and luminance contrast.