New Introductions

WORLD'S BEST GRAFFITI REMOVAL SYSTEM AT HIRSHFIELD'S GRAFFITI REMOVAL SYSTEM
Hirshfield's is now carrying WORLD'S BEST GRAFFITI REMOVAL SYSYTEM, the complete all surface, environmentally-friendly system for removing graffiti.
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About Paint and Color

2012 PAINT TRENDS
All the colors in the 2012 palette are influenced by nature, comfort, calm and harmony. Pat Verlodt reveals 2012 Color Trends in Color Guild’s Color Is. . . Collection

See "Every Color Has Its Day"

State firms see growth from 'reborn' Japan: Post-disaster rebuilding has sparked a new yen for color and an increase in exports.

Article by: DEE DePASS, Star Tribune

A curious mix of post-tsunami rebuilding and changing design tastes have combined to boost orders for Hirshfield's Paint in Japan since March.

Hirshfield's is among a handful of Minnesota companies, including 3M Co., H.B. Fuller, agricultural firms and a few other U.S. manufacturers, experiencing a surge in business from Japan. . . (read more on StarTribune.com at this link).

KATHY BASIL, Hirshfield's Design Resouce Showroom Manager, shares her thoughts on what's to watch for in the upcoming year in paint color trends and textures for walls.

Click here to see some of what was shown on Monday's KARE 11 News @ 4:00PM show.


VALSPAR, HIRSHFIELD'S JOIN FORCES ON PROFESSIONAL WOOD COATINGS
Hirshfield's is now the distributor of the complete line of Valspar Wood coatings, including stains, varnishes, lacquers, topcoats, and other finishing products. . .

FULL PRESS RELEASE THIS LINK

2010 PAINT TRENDS
Color Guild International, Optimism for the Future and Respect for a Simpler Lifestyle Drive 2010 Color Trends in Color Guild’s Colour Canvas Collection

COLOR GUILD PRESS RELEASE AND RELATED TEXT

TINTS, TONE & SHADES, Pat Verlodt, CMG
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Every color family, and a color family being for example the family of red or family of green, has different tints, tones and shades.  A tint is a color plus white, so usually it's a pastel . . ."
VIDEO AND RELATED TEXT

2009 PAINT TRENDS
Color Guild International, CONSUMER DESIRES FOR COMFORT AND SECURITY DRIVES COLOR GUILD'S 2009 PAINT TRENDS

COLOR GUILD PRESS RELEASE AND RELATED TEXT

COLOR IS... HIRSHFIELD'S EXCLUSIVE PAINT COLOR SYSTEM, Pat Verlodt, CMG
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The latest color offering by the Color Guild, Color Is... features 1320 colors chosen particularly for the you, the discerning consumer. In this most comprehensive color range you'll find a large selection of off whites and neutrals, classic colors and the latest in complex and sophisticated shades. . . ."
VIDEO AND RELATED TEXT

2009 PAINT TRENDS: COMMERCIAL AND CONTRACT
Color Guild, the global paint authority, has announced the emerging trends in paint colors expected to influence commercial building interiors throughout 2009. New palette includes 11 colors exclusively available at Hirshfield's and Color Guild member locations.
COLOR GUILD PRESS RELEASE AND RELATED TEXT

HOW LIGHT AFFECTS COLOR, Pat Verlodt, CMG
Pat Verlodt, CMG, illuminates how light is probably the single most independent factor that influences color in a room. Paint, fabrics, wallpaper are all affected by light.
VIDEO AND RELATED TEXT

Hirshfield's Gets Creative, Reaches Out Overseas
Reporting
Bill Hudson
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)
A long-time Minneapolis business is reaching across the ocean for new markets in this new economy. Hirshfield's has been helping homeowners with their painting and wallpapering needs for over a century but now the Minneapolis-based company is looking to Japan...

Click above to watch the WCCO video

Other Links
SOLAR DECATHLON 2009 Tour the University of Minnesota's ICON Solar House September 16-18 on the U of M St. Paul campus
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About Hirshfield’s

Hirshfield’s is a Minnesota-based, fourth-generation family-owned company in the decorating products business since 1894. Hirshfield’s operates 30 stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota with paints and industrial coatings, fine plasters, lacquers, wallcoverings and window fashions for the consumer and professional trades. A commercial wall finishes division services architects and designers across 9 states with offices in Minneapolis, Chicago and St. Louis. Hirshfield’s is the largest manufacturer of trade sales paints and coatings in Minnesota with factory operations in Minneapolis.

Media Contacts:

Marsha Keppel Hirshfield's Corporate Offices
Phone: 612 377 3910 Fax: 612 436 3384 e-mail: mkeppel@hirshfields.com

Amy Schneider Storyteller Media
Phone: 952 829 9091 e-mail: amy@storytellermn.com