2015 Trends in Action: Residential Design

With the recent launch of our 2015 trends forecast, we begin our annual color and design application series of case studies. This month, we take a look at the latest in residential design to discover what’s trending in homes today and in the future.


Modern Latin: Latest Trend Stops in Latin Hotel Design

Latin America is ripe with design and color inspiration. We explore the most design-forward boutique hotels of this exotic part of the world to uncover the cutting-edge in style and decor!


2015 Trends in Action: Commercial Design

In addition to our residential design applications series, we launch our trends in commercial architecture and design case studies. With themes from reflective and cantilever, to transparency and repetition, here’s the latest in commercial design.

Historic LA: The Los Angeles City Hall
8/19/2014 12:00:00 AM    Sarah Link
Even if you’ve never been to LA, chances are you recognise the Los Angeles City Hall. That’s because it’s been…

Making History: Avila Adobe, LA’s oldest home
8/18/2014 12:00:00 AM    Sarah Link
In the heart of Olvera Street in the historic area of El Pueblo in downtown Los Angeles you’ll find an assuming house…

Understanding Color Deficiencies
8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM    specs+spaces staff
Color is an important part of our daily life and can bring a home's design to life. However, individuals with color…

Nature-Inspired Colors That Have Gained Popularity This Year
8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM    specs+spaces staff
The hot look right now for interior home color is to focus on vibrant shades found in nature. These shades bring a pop…

Can You Smell Colors?
8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM    specs+spaces staff
Have you ever heard of synesthesia? This is a rare condition in which an individual closely associates two unrelated…
2015 Trends in Action: Commercial Design
8/3/2014 12:00:00 AM    Grace Lennon
In June, we launched our 2015 color and design forecast so now we begin our 2015 color and design application series…

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Sara McLean Hi Kathy-this is Sara from Dunn-Edwards. To complement and balance your exterior coloring, I suggest painting the white color on the window trim and garage door trim. For your accent color, I suggest using this on your garage door (keep the trim around the door white) and the gutters (keep the trim around the eaves white). Happy painting! READ MORE
Sara McLean Hi Ray-this is Sara from Dunn-Edwards. You're in luck! DE6229 Calico Rock is a color in our Perfect Palette color system and you can get it in any of our stores. Happy painting! READ MORE
Sara McLean Hi Sara-this is Sara from Dunn-Edwards. Here are some fun out-of-the-box front door colors to test- DEA107 Hot Jazz, DEA133 Rare Turquoise, DE5697 Jade Mountain, DE5090 Pomegranate, DE5244 Melted Copper. Another option is looking at some of our brights, interiors-only colors. Normally I don't suggest for exterior, just note that they will fade faster so more upkeep. Test these-DEA109 Bonfire Flame, DEA125 In the Tropics, DE5138 Orangeville. Happy painting! READ MORE