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Mural Shows Why LA's Love For Avocados Is An Affair Of The Heart

08/22/18 specs+spaces staff

Last weekend Angel City Brewery celebrated its 6th annual Avocado Fest which was held in partnership with Art Share LA. Dunn-Edwards Paints was a proud sponsor of Art Share LA’s live mural painting at Avocado Fest. Art Share LA artist Black Light King, a Los Angeles based street artist was on hand painting exclusively with Dunn-Edwards paints for the art activation.

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Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color

07/06/18 Grace Lennon

The New York City Smithsonian’s design museum is currently showing "Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color," a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of color perception.

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The Butterfly Effect: This Designer Let Art Dictate Her Design

06/06/18 specs+spaces staff

Dorothy Willetts, ASID, NCIDQ, is a California-based designer and owner of Willetts Design & Associates. For a recent project Willets created the bedroom look to demonstrate how artwork can fit into everyday living.

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From Scientist to Artist: The Murals of Cloe Hakakian

05/16/18 specs+spaces staff

Cloe Hakakian thought she was going to pursue a career in medicine but a passion for public art led her to a new calling.

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The Colors of Coachella

05/02/18 specs+spaces staff

​Coachella is perhaps best known for its star-studded music lineup, but the annual outdoor music festival is also an arts festival, showcasing large-scale art installations and pop-ups.

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Coachella 2018: Colorful Art Installations

05/02/18 Grace Lennon

​Between the music, incomparable people-watching and art installations that dominate the vistas at this remote desert event, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has always been an immersive experience for fans.

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Dunn-Edwards Paints Partners with Art Share L.A.

03/30/18 Richard Rodriguez

In partnership with Dunn-Edwards, the new face of Art Share L.A. has been unveiled to Angelenos. The exterior mural, created by Danish urban artist Mikael B. makes the walls of Art Share L.A. once again an emblematic part of the Los Angeles architectural landscape.

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The Color Palettes of Wes Anderson

03/21/18 specs+spaces staff

Anderson’s films are widely known for their very specific color palettes. In fact, his films consistently showcase a detailed use of color, which invariably define the self-contained, whimsical and fictional worlds for which his films are famous.

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2018 Chinese New Year: Celebrating the Year of the Dog

02/16/18 Sara McLean

Today, February 16, marks the Chinese New Year, which celebrates the Year of the Dog, and triggers one of the most colorful and exuberant global events of the year.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Four Color Palettes to Inspire

02/14/18 Sara McLean

​Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, here are four color palettes to inspire and make your day a colorful one.