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Why Fall Colors Have All-Year-Round Staying Power

09/18/17 specs+spaces staff

Fall is an exciting time for color. As the weather starts to change, nature brings on a flurry of vibrant earth-toned leaves and landscapes, rust-orange pumpkins and scarlet apples.

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Celebrate Memories: A 2018 Trends Story

09/14/17 Sara McLean

Memories take us back in time, revisiting the traditions and classics of the past, re-creating stories for today’s lifestyles. Inspired by a continuation of trends in the luxury market as the U.S. recession ends and incomes improve, creativity expands and luxury artisans take center stage. Introducing trend story 1 from our Color + Design trends report, Memories!

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Marbé Designs' Modern, 3D Transformation in Tarzana

09/13/17 specs+spaces staff

With the help of four key Dunn-Edwards paint colors, Marbé took what was once a childhood bedroom and transformed it into a modern and mature sanctuary.

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September Color of the Month: Tranquil Seashore

09/13/17 specs+spaces staff

Believe it or not, fall is upon us. After a wild and wonderful summer, with trips to the beach and evening hikes, the weather has started cooling down. With the drop in temperature comes tranquility and calmness. That is why Tranquil Seashore (DET542) makes a perfect Dunn-Edwards Color of the Month for September.

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Hotel Focus: Manko Paris

08/31/17 Grace Lennon

​Manko Paris, a restaurant by renowned interior designer Laura Gonzalez, is slick, colorful and warm with brass touches, dashes of sea blues, and banquettes and armchairs upholstered in bright, Inca-style fabrics.

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An Homage to Art: Inside the 1920s Spanish Bungalow of Jason Stein

08/31/17 Sara McLean

Growing up a native Angelino, Jason Stein knew his love of California would always keep him tied to the life and style of his roots.

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A Pasadena Restoration: Design by The Taylored Home

08/31/17 Sara McLean

If there were any question that Marilynn Taylor, interior designer and owner of The Taylored Home, loves color and collaborating with clients, look no further than a recent project she completed in Pasadena, Calif.

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Creating an Eye-Catching Tea Room At Home

08/24/17 specs+spaces staff

Tea was called for 2 pm. The ladies were set to arrive any minute, despite Los Angeles traffic. Isabelle labored over every last detail. She spent hours crafting each of her homemade French macarons and her golden brown Madeleines.

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Building a Room Around Blue

08/21/17 specs+spaces staff

​Bold colors are some of the hottest color trends this year. One of our favorite bold colors at the moment is blue. Bold colors are fun and inspirational -- and they can be just as straightforward as white around which to design a space. Today, we’re talking about a few of Dunn-Edwards beautiful blues, providing inspiration for creating the perfect room with blue.

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How Experiences Are Driving Design

08/17/17 specs+spaces staff

Color can be a uniquely personal experience — an expanding and endlessly versatile palette with which to tell whatever story you imagination can dream up. That’s why color is an incredibly important tool driving design, particularly the ever-growing trend of experiential design.