THE EXPERIENCE OF A GREAT BRAND WITH THE SOUNDNESS OF THE AKZONOBEL GROUP
A Dutch multinational company based in Amsterdam, AkzoNobel is a world leader in the field of paints and chemicals.
AkzoNobel is present in Italy since 1958 and operates in the market of products and coating systems for the building industry through Decorative Paints business unit, whose production center is located in Castelletto Ticino (NO), on Lake Maggiore.
AkzoNobel Deco is among the largest producers of the paint industry in Italy and offers a wide range of products for interiors, exteriors, decoration and protection for both the professional and for "do it yourself", including lines of paints, varnishes, glazes and pre-treatment for the surfaces.
AkzoNobel products are a guarantee of efficiency and quality. The protect the buildings and infrastructure around the world, decorate houses and offices, and provide industry with essential materials for constructing major projects. With AkzoNobel, color is everywhere with respect for the environment and in line with the most stringent international standards regarding emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).
SIKKENS, THE EXCELLENCE OF COLOR FOR THE ITALIAN HERITAGE
Sensitive to the cultural and artistic issues of Italy, AkzoNobel - through the Sikkens brand - has been a protagonist for over 30 years in important projects for the revaluation, recovery and protection of the Italian architectural and urban heritage.
The Color Plans of numerous historical centers of the country have become over time a cornerstone for the restoration of buildings and a guarantee for the respect of the chromatic tradition of historic buildings and monuments present throughout the Italian territory.
Among the main Color Plans we remember that of Portofino, Rome Municipio II, Turin, Trieste, Bergamo, Florence San Lorenzo's Quarter, and Caserta.
In the field of museums, Sikkens has also contributed realizing the interiors of the new exhibition space Gallerie d’Italia in Milan, with set up by architect Michele De Lucchi (2011 and 2012). In 2013 it was the turn of the Uffizi in Florence, with the opening of seven new halls dedicated to Roman painting of the first half of the sixteenth century and the works of Correggio, Parmigianino, Giorgione, Titian. A more recent project collaboration is the one established with the Egyptian Museum of Turin, culminating in 2019 with a specific chromatic study for the setting up of the exhibition spaces on the occasion of the exhibition Invisible Archaeology. Other prestigious projects are :
La Scala Theatre, Milan; Valentino Castle, Turin; Portico of San Luca, Bologna; Foyer of the Petruzzelli Theatre, Bari; MACRO Museum, Rome; Carignano Theatre, Turin; Vulcano Buono, Nola; Palazzo Vela, Turin;
COLOUR FUTURESTMInternational colour trends for interior design and architecture
Sikkens is a partner in building and interior design with innovative products combined with chromatic solutions able to anticipate the needs of contemporary living, thanks to the research of the Global Aesthetic Center AkzoNobel which every year gathers international colour experts and trend watchers working in different fields of design, with the aim of identifying the main trends and translate them into inspiring colour palettes.
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