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Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDT
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Non-Members - $10
Students - $5 (with valid ID)



920 SW 6th Ave, Suite 1300



Jenn Thomas, Education Co-Chairperson 
Portland Chapter CSI 

CSI Learning and Libations: The 2020 Global Color and Design Forecast presented by Susan Williams of PPG




  •       See the global color direction from the three trends themes.
  •        Learn the societal trends and materials influencing the color palettes.
  •        Understand how other industries influence architectural preferences.
  •        Recognize how the mindset change of consumers shifted the color chosen for 2020.

Presentation Description:
 The 2020 Global Color and Design Forecast is researched and identified by PPG’s international team of color experts and specialists.  The presentation unravels the moods, mindsets, and design direction we see trending throughout geographies and segments.  The overarching title this year is FLOW, an energy between structures, systems, and perceptions.  It is time to get out of the polarity paradigm and get in the flow of life, favoring integration and accepting differences as complements.  PPG welcomes you to experience FLOW.

Who Should Attend:

Architects, specifiers, project managers, designers all trades, creatives, contractors. AIA CEU available. IDCEC, NKBA Approved. 

About the Presenter:

Susan Williams is the Architectural Specification and Color & Design Manager serving the Puget Sound area for PPG Paints.  She has been in the paint and coatings industry for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in color, fabrics, furniture, and design. 


Susan brings a unique combination of sales, customer management, and color theory and product specifications to the design industry.   She has provided design solutions to a variety of commercial and residential customers throughout her career.  Susan earned her bachelor's degree in business from Immaculata University. She also has her Design Certificate from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. 




5:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Networking
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Presentation
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Networking

First Round is on Portland CSI!