CSI Pittsburgh March Meeting: Global Color Trends

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Global Color Trends

The Hows and Whys of Color Popularity

·         Did you ever wonder where “new” colors come from or how they evolved?

·         Did you know that gray was the most popular color range during the Great Recession? It’s because we were feeling gray as a country and our color choices reflected our emotions. Color reflects more than light… It reflects cultural changes and sociological shifts.

·         So what is tend for 2019? Join us to at our March meeting to find out.

WHERE:        Cefalo’s Restaurant in Beautiful Downtown Carnegie
                       428 Washington Ave., Carnegie, PA

WHEN:          Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
                       Networking: 5:30 PM
                       Dinner:  6:15 PM
                       Program: 7:00 PM

COSTS:         $35 per person (cash or check)
                       $37 person (credit card – PayPal)

RSVP:           To Marc Zell by end of day, Friday, March 8th, 2019
                       mazelekovitz@nationalgypsum.com or by calling at 412-951-8715.

SPEAKER:      Ruthanne Hanlon, PPG National Color + Design Manager presents 2019 Global Color Trends.  Ruthanne has been in the field of design since graduating in 1994 from FIDR accredited Villa Maria College located in upstate NY.  Her career includes experience in kitchen and bath design, custom furnishings and space planning.  Ruthanne has focused specifically on color specifications since 2000, consulting on commercial and residential projects along with residential repaints and historic restorations using the powerful influence color has in transforming a space, creating an atmosphere and providing the personalization and character everyone strives for.  Ruthanne travels North America and the Caribbean conducting accredited CEUs for design professionals and specifiers on forecasted color trends and the influencers behind them.

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