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Durability + Design is a multi-platform media brand, publishing news and technical information about architectural coatings and liquid-applied materials that enhance the durability and aesthetics of commercial structures. Editorial products include:


Released quarterly in print and online, Durability + Design magazine recognizes, celebrates and provides valuable content for architects, facility owners, engineers and coatings specifiers. Each issue features a Resource Center, providing critical information on a specific product segment in architectural coatings. Used throughout the year as a reference by industry professionals, each Resource Center includes technical content, new product information, a coating directory, a consultant directory and a contractor directory. Subscribe free.


DurabilityandDesign.com is a comprehensive source of information specifically for the architectural coatings industry and has two key value propositions:

1) For Marketers

Every digital marketing campaign will result in real-time leads with full contact information — a sales lead for the business development team and a new asset for your database. With our highly qualified audience of architects, engineers, contractors and specifiers, every lead is a sales opportunity. To engage decision makers with buying influence, purchase a DurabilityandDesign.com digital marketing campaign and start your real-time lead generation program now!

2) For Readers

The D+D website gives readers access to the most relevant, timely and comprehensive content for architectural coatings professionals, including industry news, technical features, the latest trends, regulatory updates, proven & emerging technologies and a variety of other interactive tools and educational resources. Register for instant access to all the website has to offer.


D+D In Depth is a monthly web-based magazine featuring technical articles, best practices, case studies, emerging technologies and application methodologies — relevant and authoritative content from top professionals in their respective architectural coatings disciplines. Subscribe free.


Nearly 30,000 professionals start every business day with D+D News, the preeminent news source for the architectural coatings industry. D+D News provides daily updates by email on the projects, trends, technological advances and happenings that impact the coatings community. Plus: Each month, a special-edition e-newsletter provides critical depth to a different topic impacting the industry. Register to receive the free e-newsletters.


In 2017, the new D+D Elevation Awards will honor architects, interior designers, painting contractors and decorative artisans for outstanding projects completed in 2016–17. The first honorees and their projects will be featured in the summer issue of Durability + Design magazine. All D+D subscribers are eligible to nominate persons or companies for the Elevation Awards in several categories, noted below. Nominees can be either designers who used coatings to achieve excellence in aesthetic or technical effects on a project or applicators that demonstrated great skill in executing a painting project.

Judging + Honors: A panel of industry professionals across a variety of disciplines will determine the winners. The Elevation Awards will be presented at a special ceremony in September 2017.

Award Categories: Air Barrier/Moisture Management, Distinguished Residential Exteriors, Commercial Exteriors, Commercial Interiors, Curtain Wall, Floor Coatings + Treatments, Public Buildings, Renovation/Retrofit, Roof Coatings


The Material Selection Conference will focus on helping owners, architects, contractors and coating manufacturers determine the effect of coating system and liquid-applied air barrier design on building performance, with a focus on coatings' ability to manage moisture intrusion into exterior walls, and of liquid-applied air barriers to limit heat, air and moisture transport through walls.


Specifier Connect is a two-day “Hosted Buyer” event for the commercial coatings industry that will bring together qualified buyers and sellers through a variety of networking activities and prescheduled individual meetings.

Take advantage of:

  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with top architectural coating specifiers
  • Convenient access to multiple prospects, saving you time and money
  • Recreational activities for quality networking time with potential buyers
  • Excellent business development opportunities and measurable ROI
This event will be held in a resort setting and will also feature a variety of additional networking opportunities and activities aimed at creating a dynamic environment for future business development and relationship building.

Direct inquiries regarding current programs and rates to Candace Hicks, Associate Publisher, candace.hicks@durabilityanddesign.com, 412-697-0231.

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