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2019 COTY Inspires Samantha Williams Interior Design

11/28/18 Sara McLean

With the recent announcement of the Dunn-Edwards 2019 Color of the Year, Spice of Life (DET439), we partnered with Samantha Williams of Samantha Williams Interior Design and saw the color come to life through her vision and expertise in design and color.

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The Distinctive Stylings of Yvette Craddock Designs

11/27/18 Sara McLean

Craddock of Yvette Craddock Designs (YCD) was provided a unique opportunity to showcase the firm’s skills of planning for both present and future needs of a luxury residence.

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Holiday 2018 Color + Design

11/27/18 Sara McLean

​Winter’s chill is in the air, the sweaters and coats are out and it’s time for another year of holiday color and trends! Here are a few 2018 holiday color+design trends to inspire you this season.

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A Modern Makeover for a Historic Cliff May

11/06/18 Sara McLean

Recently the Kramers, local Long Beach, Calif. real estate agents and Mid-century Modern experts, purchased one of these Cliff May properties and transformed it into a modern jewel. With paint products and colors by Dunn-Edwards, here’s a look at the transformation.

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2019 COTY Inspires Jason Lai of L2 Interiors

11/06/18 Sara McLean

We recently unveiled our 2019 Color of the Year, Spice of Life (DET439), and partnered with Jason Lai of L2 Interiors to see how the hue inspired him to create a fresh and cozy design aesthetic for his new home.

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2018 Halloween color + design

10/31/18 Sara McLean

Halloween has become one of the biggest festivities for Americans in the past few years. Here are seven top trending Halloween design themes to inspire you this year.

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Sojourn: A “Spirited Journey” through 2019 color + design

10/01/18 Sara McLean

“Sojourn,” our fifth trend story, focuses on naturalistic, earthy expressions that remind us that we are all makers at heart. Authentically redesigned, this trend is infused with sunny conviviality, well-crafted design, heritage ornamentation and modernity.

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Dunn-Edwards® 2019 Color of the Year: Spice of Life (DET439)

09/30/18 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards 2019 Color of the Year, Spice of Life, is inspired by a celebration of what makes life interesting and exciting. It’s warm, inviting, adventurous and life-affirming.

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Country Caper: A “Spirited Journey” through 2019 color+design

08/30/18 Sara McLean

“Country Caper,” our fourth trend story, highlights the Bohemian mood associated with idyllic countryside living in chic, subtle decorator styles. Immersed in casually colorful opulence, we learn to embrace the beauty of imperfection. Creativity and personal expression abound. Crafted and textured, authenticity is rewarded.

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Poetic Passage: A “Spirited Journey” Through 2019 color+design

08/01/18 Sara McLean

“Poetic Passage,” our third trends story speaks to the soft and subtle side of life that incorporates nature in a chic, minimalist atmosphere. Shadow and light dance in a marriage of masculine and feminine, luxury and lines. The aesthetic is minimalist, soft and subtle with chic and refined natural basics within tender, cozy atmospheres.