BASEL, Switzerland - Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Color Trend Vision, a design and technology package developed to provide designers, converters, and paint, ink and masterbatch producers with global and regional color trend forecasts and information, design tools, technology, consulting services, and products for coatings, inks and plastics applications.

The tool kit includes an interactive presentation, available on CD-ROM, which comprises 31 new trend colors researched and prepared by a global team of professional design consultants together with technical specialists from Ciba Specialty Chemicals. The presentation includes trend facts, statistics on the popularity of different colors, and information on color research and products. It also gives the background to each color, shows the color on an object and highlights technical aspects.

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