AIA expands partnership with Sherwin-Williams

WASHINGTON - June 9, 2021 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is continuing its Strategic Partnership with Sherwin-Williams this year to enhance support of architects in practice and to build the company’s knowledge base about the profession.

This is the AIA’s third Strategic Partnership with Sherwin-Williams, which began in 2018. As partners, Sherwin-Williams and the AIA will work to facilitate a greater understanding of architects and their preferences in using paints and coatings to support their designs.

“Sherwin-Williams continues to be a strong supporter in helping AIA and its members demonstrate how great design benefits everyone,” said AIA senior vice president of brand & engagement, Kathy Compton. “When architects and building product manufacturers share their ideas and experiences, we make strides towards creating a better built environment for the future.”

“We are proud to further enhance our partnership with AIA and to work together to continue supporting professionals, as well as the next generation of architects,” said Brian Taylor, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “From a focus on sustainability to a new endowment for the Architects Foundation, Sherwin-Williams is committed to the architect community and providing the right tools and services to help their visions become reality.”

Visit AIA’s website to learn more about its Corporate Partnership Program.


For more than 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been an industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paint and coatings. As the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies, Sherwin-Williams is dedicated to supporting both do-it-yourselfers and painting professionals with exceptional and exclusive products, resources to make confident color selections and expert, personalized service at its more than 4,300 neighborhood stores across North America. For more information, visit Join Sherwin-Williams on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


Founded in 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing.

AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.


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