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Artist Caroline Geys Talks Color, Design and Finding Inspiration from the Past

08/05/19 Richard Rodriguez

The path to becoming a working artist for Caroline Geys was anything but a straight line.

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The Roots of The Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s Design Aesthetic

07/24/19 specs+spaces staff

A new multi-part blog series explores color highlights and design stories behind the re-emergence of L.A.’s beloved Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

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Preserving History and Color with Beloved LA Icon Bob Baker Marionette Theater

07/03/19 specs+spaces staff

A new multi-part blog series explores color highlights and design stories behind the re-emergence of LA’s beloved Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

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Mid-Century Mural Brightens This Founder's Muted Kitchen

05/15/19 specs+spaces staff

Whether you’re making small improvements or completely overhauling your kitchen, fresh coat of paint can often make all the difference, or Sam Klein’s case, a fresh mural can.

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The Uncommon Place: Limited-Edition Pin Collection Inspired by 2019 Color Trends

04/24/19 specs+spaces staff

Orange County, California-based Katie Thierjung likes to create things that bring her joy, and what better way to spark joy than with color? The California designer collaborated with Dunn-Edwards to launch a limited-edition collection of enamel pins, now available.

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School Mural Proves It Does Take A Village

03/26/19 specs+spaces staff

L.A. artist Rebeca Simms (aka Wylie West Creative) looks to fuel the imaginations of L.A.’s youth with her murals.

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Desert X Returns with Colorful Installations

03/11/19 Grace Lennon

The second iteration of the biannual art event Desert X contributes its invasion of mythical site-specific installations to the landscape, bringing the work of international contemporary artists to the desert during Modernism Week.

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Urban Palette: Exploring The Colors of Los Angeles

02/27/19 specs+spaces staff

If you’re looking for some color inspiration, Los Angeles is the place to be. Known for its colorful art scene and beautiful architecture (both Modern and Art Deco), the city makes it easy to draw inspiration.

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2019 LA Art Show

02/18/19 Grace Lennon

The LA Art Show took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center for it’s 24th year as the West Coast’s largest art fair. Spanning four days from January 23rd - 27th, the exhibit showcased the most diverse range of artists and institutions from all around the Pacific Rim.

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Library Mural Amplifies Creative Energy with Dunn-Edwards Paint

02/18/19 specs+spaces staff

Murals can breathe new life into public spaces, especially when they use vibrant colors and creative themes. One might even say that murals are conduits, helping to conduct the electric, or creative energy of a city or neighborhood.