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KEIM mineral paints — a Bavarian invention by the scientist Adolf Wilhelm Keim — are liquid silicate paints that becomes a part of the surface to which it is applied and binds the color pigment into it as well.

KEIM became the leading manufacturer of mineral paints providing only the highest quality, research-based paints with application characteristics prized by painters, and long lasting durability demanded by owners.
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10 Sullivan, New York, NY
Developed by Madison Equities and Property Markets Group, 10 Sullivan is a contemporary addendum to SoHo's rich architectural legacy. Designed by acclaimed architect Cary Tamarkin, the building embodies a neoclassical elegance and metropolic reimagination.

Raw concrete surfaces were aesthetically unacceptable due to form marks, holes, pits and voids.

After all form marks were abraded, KEIM Concrete Cleaner and KEIM Concretal Fine Filler was used to fill-in blow holes, pits and voids to deliver a smoother concrete surface.

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Edgewater Beach Apts
Location:Chicago, Illinois
About: Built in 1928 and on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, Edgewater Beach Apartments is located on the shore of Lake Michigan subject to wind driven rain, snow, ice, and major temperature swings.

In the 2001 demolition of the old Portland stucco to the brick foundation, a base coat of KEIM Universalputz Standard Render was applied directly to the exposed brick embedding the KEIM Glass Fiber Mesh and a finish coat of Universalputz Fine Render sponge floated smooth and painted with KEIM Granital silicate paint.

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KEIM Puts Partnerships for Preservation First
Here at KEIM, we're not just about providing quality paints. Yes, combining state-of-the-art laboratories with world-renown mineral silicate technology is the foundation of our service, but it is our people that are our greatest asset. People that have been factory trained to exacting standards.

We partner with architects, engineers, contractors and owners. Our service team stands ready to understand project needs and provide consultative advice coupled with industry-leading service. Plus, our commitment to excellence and customer service is a principal goal in all our partnerships.

We are committed to delivering the perfect combination of superior quality products, scientific analysis and support, on-the-job inspections and monitoring and follow-up after the project is completed.


  Project management: A key component to successful design
By Susan Mulholland
If you are a seasoned professional interior designer — someone who has been working in the design industry for 20 years or more — you are probably running your own business or a principal in a large firm. Your daily routines are less about doing design and more about project management.

  The shifting architectural workforce: What does it mean for our future?
The architectural workforce is experiencing a pivotal shift. There are three distinct generations of professionals practicing today: baby boomers, Generation X, and millennials. Baby boomers and Generation X have had an undeniable impact on the propelling of the profession into the 21st century, but millennials are quickly becoming the majority and will soon set the prevailing culture of the workforce.

  Scared of dark paint? Don't be
The New York Times
Judging from the pages of shelter magazines and interior designers' Instagram feeds, dark colors are in. And paint companies are offering plenty of options. Earlier this month, Sherwin-Williams picked a rich, moody blue called Oceanside as its 2018 color of the year.

  10 magical buildings that were designed to look like other objects
Architectural Digest
Novelty architecture is what happens when form doesn't follow function, or rather, when a structure functions as a spectacle in addition to its original purpose. From roadside attractions to the Statue of Liberty, sculptural buildings have long been popular in the U.S. and abroad. They often take the form of animals, food, or other inanimate objects, like an elephant-shaped tourist stop, a milk-bottle ice cream stand, or Frank Gehry's famous Binoculars Building.

Thanks to everyone who came to visit us at:
APT-National Trust for Canada Joint Conference 2017

We appreciate all the visits to our booth, as partnerships are our greatest assets! If you didn't make it to the show, feel free to reach out to us now!

What makes KEIM's mineral finishes so unique?
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