architects' choice: paints and coatings

  • a coat above

    Holst Architecture: Miller Paint Co.'s zero-VOC Acro Pure paint.

     
  • Metal Magic

    Max Strang Architecture: Modern Masters' Metal Effects is a water-based decorative painting system that can create patinaed and oxidized metal finishes for architectural applications.

     
  • Stain Alive

    Gracia Studio: Cabot's water- and oil-based semi-solid wood siding stains are guaranteed not to crack, peel, or blister, even under harsh weather conditions, according to the manufacturer, and are available in 74 colors.

     
  • benjamin moore

    The Moore brothers started their paint company in a small Brooklyn, N.Y., building in 1883.

     
  • polygal

    Polygal plastic-based products.

     
  • marvin

    Citing the Warroad, Minn.-based company's product quality, technical support, and willingness to take on almost any design challenge, our readers ranked Marvin as their preferred window brand whenever the budget allows it.

     
  • sub-zero

    Sub-Zero refrigerator and wine-storage units.

     
  • ave varia

    archi-tectonics: 3form's resin-based architectural panels are free of volatile oragnic compounds, solvents and emissions. Panels can be had in 4-by-8-and 4-by-10-foot sheets up to an inch thick.

     
  • moore please

    michael mcdonough architect: Benjamin Moore's Pristine Eco-Spec paints are low-odor, water-based paints and are available in flat, eggshell, and semi-gloss.

     
  • voc this way

    michael g. imber, architect: Farrow & Bell has used a raw material formula for its paints and wallpapers for more than 100 years and its paints' pure pigments emit very low VOC levels.

     
 
 
 
 
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