Urban lifestyle appeals to us. Urban life is characterised by interplays of light and shadows, transparency and colour. The choice of colour is getting more and more important within the urban context – the wish to shape its own living space lies in the nature of mankind. Especially the interaction of glossy and mat surfaces is part of urbanity. Within this context the new colour series ALUCOBOND® urban was developed: muted, extremely mat surfaces provide open space for design – be it detached or in combination with glossy surfaces and glass – the mat colours of ALUCOBOND® urban support the urban character of the building.