AMSTERDAM -- AkzoNobel, the global paints and coatings company whose Chemcraft wood coatings brand is popular wiith funriture and cabinetry manufacturers, is launching a paint range based on 10 works by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh.

Developed in collaboration with the Amsterdam-based Van Gogh Museum's restoration workshop -  AkzoNobel is a sponsor - the new Van Gogh Collection is inspired by some of the artist's best known paintings, such as Sunflowers, Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat, Almond Blossom, and The Bedroom. 

Vincent Van Gogh-Inspired Color Palette LaunchedThe 10 new colors, available in the Netherlands November 15, will be gradually rolled out to other countries. The full palette features the following colors: Sun Yellow, The Yellow House, Sunflower Yellow, Felt Beige, Blossom White, Daubigny Green, Forest Green, Sky Blue, Iris Blue and Bedroom Red.

"This marvelous paint range is an example of how the partnership between the Van Gogh Museum and AkzoNobel can be mutually beneficial," said Axel Rüger, director of the Van Gogh Museum. "We are very proud of the new palette, which builds on the support AkzoNobel is providing for our restoration workshop. The color range is also evidence that Van Gogh's art is still a daily inspiration, which will soon be available to help make people’s homes more beautiful."

"We attach great value to our collaboration with the Van Gogh Museum. We feel privileged to be contributing to his enduring legacy, not only as a Dutch company, but also as experts in the field of color. As an international organization with a focus on protecting culture and tradition, we’re also committed to ensuring that our knowledge and experience help people to embrace their heritage and keep it alive." - See more at: http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood-market-trends/woodworking-industr...

AkzoNobel has operations in more than 80 countries and employs more than 50,000 people globally.

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