the amar group

genell anderson, aia washington, d.c. www.amargroupllc.com

When a project calls for exterior paint, Anderson turns to Duron. “It's easy to get in the city,” she says of the Beltsville, Md.-based company's products, but she also appreciates its “nice color charts.” Duron's line of 100 percent acrylic exterior paints includes Weathershield and Signature Lifetime, an ultra-premium coating with self-priming capabilities. All varieties reportedly hide surface imperfections and resist fading, mildew, and chalking. Duron Paints & Wallcoverings, 800.723.8766; www.duron.com.