Ruthanne HanlonNational Color & Design Manager PPG

Ruthanne M. Hanlon has been in the field of design since graduating in 1994 from FIDR accredited Villa Maria College located in upstate NY. Her career includes experience in kitchen and bath design, custom furnishings and space planning. Ruthanne has focused specifically on color specifications since 2000 as a representative of PPG Architectural Coatings. She has consulted on commercial and residential projects along with historic restorations using the powerful influence color has in transforming a space, creating an atmosphere, and providing the personalization and character everyone strives for. Ruthanne’s understanding of the depth and power of color is reflected in her work.

Ruthanne travels North America and the Caribbean speaking to groups of interior designers, architects and students to conduct PPG’s accredited CEUs. She works with homeowners to offer expert advice on choosing color and utilizing it with ease and confidence in, or on, the home.

2021 Color and Design Forecast