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AkzoNobel Decorative Paints

Wexham Road
Tel +44 (0)333 222 7070
Fax +44 (0)1753 532827 Overview
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Dulux Trade, brand of AkzoNobel


Dulux Trade is one of the UK’s leading paint brands in the professional market, offering a comprehensive range of premium quality decorative finishes, exterior and specialist products. The company is committed to delivering innovative solutions for its customers and industry by offering a range of pioneering products and integrated design and specification services. A champion of colour, Dulux Trade transforms buildings into beautifully designed living spaces to enrich people’s lives. In the UK, Dulux Trade incorporates an extensive range of high profile sub-brands including Diamond and Weathershield to deliver unparalleled decorative performances.

CPD Material (4)

Colour and Contrast for Inclusive Design
This seminar will enable delegates to appreciate the importance of colour and luminance contrast in designing inclusive environments; equipping them to use colour and contrast to design interiors that will simplify navigation for all users, but especially for those with visual impairments. It explores research that impacted Approved Document part M2 and the impact of other environmental factors such as lighting and surface finish. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- How people with a visual Impairments navigate a space with residual vision
- Importance of visual contrast and identifying critical surfaces
- Guidelines on contrast in Building regulation Approved document part M
- How to identify the Light Reflectance Values of surfaces
- How to select colours to create adequate contrast as laid out in the guidelines.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Designing for Dementia
This CPD will discuss the impact of dementia and why design matters when creating spaces for those living with the disease. It will examine inclusive design and move through the key considerations necessary to designing for dementia. By the end of the seminar, you should have a greater understanding of:
- Some of the ways in which dementia can impact how an individual perceives their environment
- How good design can help create a more supportive environment for those living with dementia
- Key considerations for dementia focussed design, including use of colour contrast, surface texture, lighting, flooring,
- Tips on creating suitable colour schemes
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Sustainable Choices in Decorative Coatings
This seminar will help architects make more informed choices when selecting paints on a sustainability platform.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
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
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar