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Color & Design: Trends Forecast

There are many key factors shaping the development of the rental housing environment. Learn how social and cultural shifts influence today’s residents and will have a better understanding of what the tenants are seeking for their own living environments.

Many key design components make up the decision-making process and this webinar will review some of the top ones from sustainable design to technology. In addition to looking at these cultural influences, regional translations of architecture will be reviewed as well.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How Cultural Shifts and Mindsets impact design trends in the Built Environment
  • Key Design Components
  • How the data translates in the Aesthetic design choices

Date and Time: August 18 and August 20 at 11 a.m. ET
Price: Free

About the Hosts

Dee Schlotter

Dee Schlotter is the Senior Color Marketing Manager at PPG Architectural and Industrial Coatings, and researches the trends across the building industries, including residential, hospitality, senior living, retail and health care. She is one of the key drivers for the international PPG Color Forecasting Team that forecasts and identifies colors for architects, designers, owners and builders, including partners, Vicente Wolf, Leanne Ford and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.

Dee has given hundreds of color presentations nationally to design professionals, students and consumers on trends, and is the media color spokesperson for the PPG brands. A native Pittsburgher, Dee loves the study of how and why people connect to color. It’s what drives PPG’s forecast approach each year, and Dee loves to be a part of it!

Rebecca Boyd

Rebecca Boyd is a Commercial Color Specialist & the Color Program Manager in the multi-family segment for PPG Paints. She has over 30 years of experience in multiple positions within the design industry. Her degrees in Interior Design, Architecture and Environmental Graphic Design provide her with a unique perspective and understanding of the built environment.

As both a design professional and college professor, Rebecca is constantly seeking new research and innovation practices within the design industry to address the interior and exterior spaces for the commercial, rental housing and residential markets.