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STIR® is the resource that explores the connection between color and cutting-edge design. It examines the many facets of color to help you bring a fresh perspective to your work. STIR® is a print magazine and email newsletter for design professionals.

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Megawatt Metallics

Metallic finishes bring sparkle, shine and glamour to a host of residential and commercial interior applications.
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Sherwin-Williams Online Learning Center

Get CEU credits the fast and easy way: through our online library of continuing education courses on paint and coatings and color and design.
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Color and Healing: Turning Point Women’s Shelter

With the help of Sherwin-Williams paint colors, the Michigan chapter of ASID redesigned a women’s shelter that won the 2014 National ASID Community Service Project competition.

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    The Ombre Effect

    Creating an eye-catching effect on walls, furniture and more by smoothly transitioning a color from a light to a dark shade.

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    Specifying Made Easy: Sherwin-Williams + Autodesk® Revit®

    Autodesk Material Library Files with Sherwin-Williams colors and coatings now make it point-and-click easy for you to specify the correct paint products and colors in your models and renderings.

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    Yoga Whites

    In Kundalini yoga, wearing white is believed to expand one’s aura. Perhaps that’s why its various tones are so popular for in-home yoga spaces.


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    Unique styles and techniques, project profiles, color forecast, videos and more.

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    The latest information on paint and color technology. Plus links to design blogs and industry resources.