Bring home the Colours of the World this Raya Season

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Kuala Lumpur (30 June 2015) — As part of its annual Ramadhan celebrations, AkzoNobel Paints Malaysia hosted a colourful Buka Puasa treat to thank members of the media for their continuous support over the years.

At the event, AkzoNobel revealed its Dulux Colours of the World series offering nine exciting colour palettes, at a Ramadhan celebration with a twist. The Dulux Colours of the World includes a series of colour palettes inspired by selected countries in the world. The Dulux Colours of the World range offers selected inspirations where homeowners can be inspired by exciting possibilities of having a personal space adorned with the world’s most beautiful places – creating an interior style they’ve always dreamed of keeping the inspiration looking fresh, year after year.

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“Aside from introducing the annual AkzoNobel’s Colour of the Year, the company also hopes to cultivate a deeper appreciation of nature, landscape and culture from all over the world. Through this series, AkzoNobel is able to enhance and reaffirm its belief in preserving cultural heritage through highlighting the beauty of each country,” said, Jeremy Rowe, Managing Director of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia, Middle East.

With the Colours of the World featuring colour palettes inspired by Africa, Australia, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Maldives, New Zealand, Spain and Thailand, the enhancement of mood is made possible within an enclosed space. In part, the existence, inclusion and an embrace of colour takes significance in our daily lives as it helps to change and control our mood. Simply put, homeowners are able to set the desired mood colours and feel a sense of warmth in the comfort of their home making Dulux Colours of the World the perfect colour scheme to enhance the mood of the home.

Moreover, with the festive season just around the corner, there is a misconception that revamping the home would be costly. To an extent, it can be; however, all of us at Dulux and AkzoNobel hope that the Dulux Colours of the World would bring forth new, exciting Hari Raya ideas for both the interior and exterior space. As trends including interior design change with time, simply changing the colour of walls in your home is the simplest way to keep up-to-date with current trends. Choosing a colour now can come easily just by selecting your favourite destination – choose confidently and have a blessed Hari Raya!

After a successful 2014 which saw the AkzoNobel launch of the Colour of the Year 2015 – revealed as ‘Copper Orange’, Jeremy Rowe thanked the media for supporting the cultural initiatives AkzoNobel has implemented over the years.

He said, “At AkzoNobel, we believe that relationships must be cherished beyond the professional setting. Whether to partners, customers, service providers or our media friends, it is important to cultivate a close-knit relationship, filled with encouragement and support. With that said, today, let us come together to support the religious practices of our Muslim counterparts during the month of Ramadhan and celebrate the wonders of Malaysian multiculturalism throughout this extravagant feast on truly Malaysian cuisine. Once again, we want to thank each and every one of you for being great supporting pillars of AkzoNobel and Dulux throughout the many years.”

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During the event, fellow attendees enjoyed a dining experience which was designed to uplift the crowd, as they reminiscent about the upcoming Hari Raya celebration. Even more excitingly, the theme of the day filled the dining hall with elements of flight; from one continent to another, guests are virtually transported across the globe.

Following the theme, some thematic gestures including media invites which come in the form of flight boarding pass helped to enhance the ambience of the evening. The event also included social media friendly activities such as a photo wall with an Instagram frame. Certainly, the addition of the photo wall is made exciting with a contest driven by creativity through photo captions. Without a doubt, this unique theme gives a refreshing twist to the traditional act of breaking fast.

All 54 shades of the Dulux Colours of the World palettes are available in the Dulux Visualizer App, a free mobile app (iOS and Android), which enables customers to picture the desired effects accurately and proceed with confidence.

Dulux has over 2,000 colours available for you to discover how you can transform your home to host the most memorable and inspiring ambience you desire this year. For more information on the Colours of the World 2015, visit Dulux’s website at http://www.dulux.com.my or Dulux Malaysia Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DuluxMalaysia.