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What’s new in aerosol spray paint colors and finishes?

What color and design trends are driving home interior, home exterior, DIY and craft projects?

You have the questions – and our Color Collective Team has the answers concerning color trends, inspirational color for projects and much more.

Get to Know Krylon’s Color Collective Team

The Color Collective team is a group of color and design professionals that are responsible for following the socioeconomic climate and influences of consumer behavior in order to forecast the direction of color trends.

With over thirty years of experience, the team taps a variety of sources for their research; trade shows, focus groups and international trend services. They also look at design influences from the fields of fashion, music, pop culture, nature and technology.

As active members of the Color Marketing Group (CMG), The Color Association of the United States (CAUS), and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the team has a wealth of knowledge beyond its borders through networking and collaboration.

Krylon Color Collective Team Experts

Donna M. Schroeder

Krylon’s Manager of Color + Design interprets how socioeconomic and behavioral factors influence consumers and design professionals, tailoring communications, educational tools and merchandise to best fit developments in color and design. Schroeder has shared her expertise with publications such as House Beautiful and Better Homes & Gardens in addition to participating in numerous public speaking engagements.

Rachel Skafidas

Krylon’s Color + Design Specialist forecasts color trends based on an acute understanding of color system development as well as an appreciation for the world around her. Skafidas has demonstrated her expertise by providing interviews for publications such as Paint & Decorating Retailer and Woman’s Day.