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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.

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Maximalism: Embracing the Eclectic

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​The recent trend of eclectic “maximalism” during the last few years has provided us insight into and proof of consumers’ interest in a more robust design aesthetic.

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Hygge: Inspiration in Coziness

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​With the rise of hygge (pronounced HOO-guh), a Danish lifestyle trend that encompasses coziness in all its forms, the focus on Nordic life and culture continues to inspire.

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Winter Color Crush: Design Palettes to Inspire

01/23/17 Sara McLean

​Are you in need of a little color design inspiration this winter? Here are six color palettes to get your New Year off to a great— and creative— start.

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Echoes of Success: The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade

01/16/17 Sara McLean

​With a celebration over a century old, the annual Tournament of Roses Parade was held on Jan. 2, 2017, treating Americans to the New Year’s tradition many look forward to each year.