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Four Design Trends to Borrow for 2020

01/27/20 specs+spaces staff

What better time to freshen a home’s look than at the beginning of a new year and a new decade to boot? We published our 2020 color and design trend report last year, and now it’s time to see if those colors and trends suit you.

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Healing Patients One Design at a Time With Simour Design

01/15/20 specs+spaces staff

When it comes to design, we often think of it as a crucial element in homes, hotels, and restaurants, but curated design can be a powerful tool for medical offices and practitioners as well.

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January Color of the Month: Dark & Stormy

01/08/20 specs+spaces staff

Welcome to 2020! The first color of the new decade we’re highlighting is Dark & Stormy (DET572) as January’s Color of the Month.

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2020 Design Trends: Restaurant Architecture

01/07/20 Grace Lennon

As we begin this New Year, we focus on the exciting shifts happening in restaurant architecture. Taking cues from a wide range of sources — from minimalism and material, to color and symbolism — the trends are ushering in the next decade of design excellence!

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Artik Transforms Gardner Health Network into a Colorful San Jose Landmark

01/07/20 Sara McLean

Gardner Health Services wanted to transform its downtown San Jose headquarters into a neighborhood landmark, a community beacon and a source of pride. To solve this problem, Gardner hired Artik to re-envision the building’s exterior to more closely reflect the company’s cultural diversity, as well as the neighboring communities.

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Trending Bedroom Colors for 2020

12/18/19 specs+spaces staff

With so many beautiful colors to choose from, analysis paralysis can be a real thing, so we’ve scoped out the bedroom color trends for 2020 to help you make clearer decisions designing your private sanctuary.

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This Designer’s Impossible Task Was To Blend Mid-Century and Farmhouse Styles

12/12/19 specs+spaces staff

Designer Linda Hayslett of LH.DESIGNS was presented with no easy feat when her clients asked for help redesigning their 1970's Long Beach, California home.

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Winter Color Crush: 3 Unexpected Palettes To Cozy Up To

12/06/19 specs+spaces staff

The season invites us to slow down and reflect, begging us to nest at home, cozy up to a fire, journal and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. This reflective time offers the opportunity to assess design priorities in your home.

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Color of the Year Focus: Children's Learning Center

12/03/19 Grace Lennon

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh (DE5687), captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. Applying this color in design seeks to create measured rhythm out of chaos, with health and wellness at a central place in design planning.

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2020 Color and Design Trends Inspire 3 Colorful Collaborations

12/03/19 Richard Rodriguez

What is the influence of color? This was the topic of conversation at the Dunn-Edwards 2020 Trends Event held at ORLY® Color Labs in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov.14. The event was a preview and celebration for the brand’s 2020 Trends Collection that features three unique product collaborations spanning the worlds of beauty, fashion and home.