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Exterior Color Palettes to Inspire

04/28/17 Sara McLean

Springtime is in full bloom and it’s time to update home and building exteriors with the latest in exterior color palettes. Grays, blues and greens continuing to trend, as well as yellow-influenced hues and deeper browns. With so many fresh ways to show off color for exteriors, shown here are a range of schemes to inspire:

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Roy Anthony Shabla: Artist and Healer

03/31/17 Sara McLean

Roy Anthony Shabla is a fine artist whose work focuses on large, abstract paintings in the Abstract Expressionistic style.

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The Desert Eichlers: Updated for Modern Lifestyles

03/31/17 Sara McLean

Two properties introduced at the festival were Desert Eichler 4 and 5, developed by KUD Properties, Inc., the exclusive builder of Desert Eichler homes in the Palm Springs area.

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Pasadena Showcase Celebrates 53 Years of Design Excellence

03/31/17 Sara McLean

The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts is celebrating 53 years of highlighting the best in design and Pasadena architectural history through showcasing the renovation of another historical gem.

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UAM CSULB Frank Brothers Exhibition: The Art of Style and Marketing

03/13/17 Sara McLean

​Frank Bros., a company known for Mid-century modern style and design, provided customers in Long Beach a celebrated location to purchase furnishings in cutting-edge designs.

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Thomboy Properties, Inc., Debuts the Rennick House at Modernism Week

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Jackie Thomas and Deeann McCoy of Thomboy Properties, Inc., debuted the historic Rennick House during Modernism Week, highlighting the 11-day festival with a perfectly remodeled property fit for the Mid-century modern attendees to view.

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Modernism Week Celebrates 12 Years of Palm Springs Mid-century Design

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Making a splash in the desert for its 12th year, Modernism Week’s signature February festival highlighted Mid-century modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California.

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Dunn-Edwards Presents the Palm Springs Door Tour

03/03/17 Sara McLean

​During the recent, annual, 11-day Modernism Week festival, Dunn-Edwards Paints presented a self-guided bike tour of 13 vibrantly colorful painted doors in the Indian Canyons neighborhood of Palm Springs.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! 2017 Color Palettes to Inspire

02/14/17 Sara McLean

Valentine’s Day, a major event amid the winter blahs, creates time to celebrate loved ones — friends and family — even as career demands may take us away for the day.

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Venice, Carnival, Magic!

02/09/17 Sara McLean

​The magical Italian city of Venice begins celebrating the historical Carnival of Venice this Feb 11, an event first recorded 700 years ago.