“For those colours which you wish to be beautiful, always first prepare a pure white ground.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci
Italian High Renaissance Painter and Inventor, 1452-1519
Built to Inspire. Admired Around the World.
The 2012 World of Color Awards™ – Inspired by Vanceva® is a global recognition program created to honor innovation and inspire the use of color in the built environment.
Architects, interior designers, glass fabricators, glazing engineers and other industry professionals will be recognized for their awe-inspiring architectural design projects that demonstrate creativity and forward-thinking uses of colored glass made with the Vanceva color interlayer system.
The call for entries is now open. Register your project here.
Or learn more about the international design competition here.
March 23rd, 2012
Builder: Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc.
Architectural Firm: Arquitectonica
Glass Installer: Permasteelisa
Within walking distance to the world’s finest retail shops, dining establishments, and entertainment venues, the Westin New York at Times Square flawlessly...
March 21st, 2012
Courtesy of jury member Andrew Moor
Glass forms a major part of the external skin and interior dividing walls of contemporary buildings. It is also used for balustrades, elevators, desks, and almost anything else that can be thought of.
It is not difficult to add colour to glass, as well as patterns, textures, gradations of tones, and other qualities, all of which add to the enormous versatility of the medium. This is a language that is available at...
March 19th, 2012
Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry to the 2012 World of Color Awards™! We received an astounding number of entries so far! Great job to everyone who entered, and don’t forget that the contest has been extended until April 15th, 2012. Let’s keep entering new projects! Check out our Facebook Page for images.
March 13th, 2012
The clock has been ticking down to the entry deadline for the past few weeks and many of you emailed us, “Please! Will you please give us more time to enter our amazing projects into the 2012 Solutia World of Color Awards™????”
We heard you and want...
March 12th, 2012
“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams”
~ Paul Gauguin
Created within the Siksika Nation, the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park commemorates the signing of Treaty No. 7 between the Crown and Blackfoot nations in 1877. The canopy of the main entrance was created using Vanceva® Color by Saflex®,...
March 2nd, 2012
“A color is as strong as the impression it creates.”
~ Ivan Alberight