Sherwin-Williams has created the Architect and Designer Support Center, a dedicated website to point professionals to educational tools and creative resources to help them navigate today’s challenging times. The online resource center provides easy access to Sherwin-Williams insights, continuing education, news and more, all in one location.
“The architect and designer community continues to inspire us with its resiliency and creativity,” said Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “We launched the support center to show our commitment and provide tools and resources to help professionals navigate these uncertain times.”
Key sections of the Architect and Designer Support Center:
- Business resources: Provides information about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, emergency disaster loans and extended unemployment benefits that architects and designers may be eligible to receive
- Educational opportunities: Offers opportunities to strengthen design skills in live virtual events and self-guided continuing education sessions for CEU credit. View the COVID-19 ArchMap to see where there are active health care and alternative care projects, as well as resources to better understand the effects on the construction industry.
- COVID-19 response: Shares actions Sherwin-Williams is taking to support employees, customers and communities it serves, including the adjustments being made to protect its employees while continuing to meet customers’ needs
- Ongoing inspiration: Explores 2020 color trends, teaching professionals about the latest coatings, including Emerald Designer Edition, and offering color samples and award-winning STIR articles that show the connection between color and cutting-edge design
- Additional resources: Includes easy access for virtual appointments with designer and architectural account executives who can assist with specification and provide job support. Points to important resources for third-party certification information, downloadable color palettes for Photoshop, AutoCAD and Revit and ability to order color samples.