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UAM CSULB Frank Brothers Exhibition: The Art of Style and Marketing

03/13/17 Sara McLean

​Frank Bros., a company known for Mid-century modern style and design, provided customers in Long Beach a celebrated location to purchase furnishings in cutting-edge designs.

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Thomboy Properties, Inc., Debuts the Rennick House at Modernism Week

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Jackie Thomas and Deeann McCoy of Thomboy Properties, Inc., debuted the historic Rennick House during Modernism Week, highlighting the 11-day festival with a perfectly remodeled property fit for the Mid-century modern attendees to view.

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Modernism Week Celebrates 12 Years of Palm Springs Mid-century Design

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Making a splash in the desert for its 12th year, Modernism Week’s signature February festival highlighted Mid-century modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California.

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Maximalism: Embracing the Eclectic

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​The recent trend of eclectic “maximalism” during the last few years has provided us insight into and proof of consumers’ interest in a more robust design aesthetic.

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Hygge: Inspiration in Coziness

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​With the rise of hygge (pronounced HOO-guh), a Danish lifestyle trend that encompasses coziness in all its forms, the focus on Nordic life and culture continues to inspire.

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Influential Colors of 2017

01/06/17 Sara McLean

​Upon reflection and examination of our color trends future cast launched in 2016, here is a confirmation of the colors that will be influential for 2017.

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2017 Trends in Action: Hotel Architecture

01/06/17 Grace Lennon

While travel may be all about the destination, where you stay is just as important.

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Eye Candy: Winter 2016 Holiday Retail Windows

12/12/16 Sara McLean

​One of the most wondrous traditions of the winter holiday season is taking in all the beauty of storefront window displays. Crowds gather each year to take in all the over-the-top merchandising that entices customers to stop and enjoy the beauty.

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Holly Jolly 2016! Winter Color+Design Trends

12/01/16 Sara McLean

The winter holiday season is here, filled with fresh ideas to celebrate this magical season.

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2017 Design Trends — Restaurant Architecture

12/01/16 Grace Lennon

​When it comes to restaurants, design can influence the dining experience as much as what is on your plate.