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April Color of The Month: Hint of Spring (DE5512)

04/01/20 specs+spaces staff

A variety of colors come to life during spring, while some of them might be bold purples and dark pinks, nothing speaks to the freshness of the spring season like pastels. Their soft watercolor-like hues contrast against vibrant green leaves and complement gentle spring sunshine, which is why we’ve named Hint of Spring (DE5512) April’s Color of the Month.

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Best Home Office Colors for Calm and Productivity Amidst Coronavirus

03/26/20 specs+spaces staff

Whether you already had a dedicated home office or are setting up a makeshift workspace in your home, we’ll explore how color can be utilized to both increase calm in this time of uncertainty, and also aid productivity.

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Design Drama: How Vintage Color Helped 'Melo'-drama Restore Her Mid-century Home

03/17/20 specs+spaces staff

When vintage-loving stylist and photographer, Krys Melo, and her husband closed on their 1958 home in Palm Springs, Melo knew she had a lot of work to do to bring the home back to its Mid-century modern glory.

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Then, Now & Forever® Collection Highlight: The Schindler Grokowsky House

03/10/20 specs+spaces staff

One of these historic resources cataloged was the Grokowsky House located in South Pasadena, California. The Grokowsky House served as important cultural and colorful touchstone, allowing Dunn-Edwards and ARG to gather samples and cross-reference historic yellows, reds, browns and other warm neutrals original to the home and its time period in order to build our truly authentic historic color collection.

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Climate + Color: Can Paint, Architecture and Design Reverse Climate Change?

03/05/20 specs+spaces staff

When it comes to products and services, phrases like “environmentally-friendly” and “sustainable” have been knocking at our collective consumer consciousness for years but, perhaps today more than ever, companies and governments are embracing these values as guiding principles in their work.

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March Color Of The Month: Minty Fresh (DE5687)

03/03/20 specs+spaces staff

March is an invigorating month in the calendar year, which is why March’s color of the month is Minty Fresh (DE5687).

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3 Ways Design Is Impacting The Restaurant Industry

02/19/20 specs+spaces staff

We’re diving a little deeper into the world of restaurant design to get a sense of how design, and its by-products, can help these hospitality establishments succeed in a crowded field.

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Then, Now & Forever Collection® Highlight: San Francisco’s Maritime Museum

02/12/20 specs+spaces staff

San Francisco’s Maritime Museum, housed in the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, is an exceptional example of Streamline Moderne architecture, with its lean curving lines, rounded edges, and nautical theme. As prime example of Art Moderne, the building played a large role in identifying a number historically accurate Then, Now & Forever® paint colors to the Art Moderne era.

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February Color of the Month: Rose Fusion

02/10/20 specs+spaces staff

No hues are better than bright, poppy colors encourage us to live in the present and enjoy every moment making Rose Fusion a perfect fit for this month devoted to love and beyond.

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Interior Photographer Takes Country Cabin to Design-Forward Joshua Tree Getaway

02/05/20 specs+spaces staff

Joshua Tree has long been the retreat du jour for artists and professionals looking to escape into the dramatic and quiet expanse of its accessible Mojave Desert. Just outside town sits Lekker House JT , a freshly renovated and design-forward two-bedroom cabin owned and styled by interior photographer Marni Epstein-Mervis, founder of LA-based STRUKTR Studios.