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Lagom: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

03/02/21 Sara McLean

Lagom challenges the notion of classical form, while praising timeless qualities of design. Finding the ideal balance of old and new. Reaching out for ageless points of inspiration, designers and artists channel archetypal historical references to build new visions of enduring purpose. Essential design with artistic touch. Lagom speaks to the spirit of storytelling, decoding the past and reframing the future.

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Stunning Desert Escape Melds Best of East and West

03/02/21 Sara McLean

Inspired by the arid beauty of Yucca Valley, Calif., is Oeste, the latest project by Claire Thomas.

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2021 Interior Design Trends From Your Favorite L.A. Designers

02/23/21 specs+spaces staff

From trends in color, to trending new spaces — we’ll explore how the past year is influencing the design decisions we’ll make tomorrow.

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A Vintage Splendor Tackles Bedroom and Office Space in One Room Challenge

02/11/21 specs+spaces staff

Annette Vartanian of A Vintage Splendor has built an Instagram following and lifestyle blog mixing vintage fashion and interiors with the everyday to create new and exciting looks. But when she entered the One Room Challenge — a six week challenge where 50+ designers make over one space in their respective homes — Vartanian decided she’d up the ante and do two rooms instead of just one.

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Top Tan Paint Colors For A Warm, Neutral Space

02/04/21 specs+spaces staff

Choosing a top tan paint color? Whether you’re choosing a warm neutral paint for a living room, a perfect tan color for a bedroom, or a tan paint for the kitchen, the color tan is taking over when it comes to classic neutrals.

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An Oasis on Cadman: A Raskind Design Inspiration

02/03/21 Sara McLean

The Camden project is now complete, and we are excited to show you the gorgeous outcome. The Raskinds transformed a large-scale home into a peaceful oasis nestled close to Griffith Park. Join us as we walk through the remodeling process.

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Hanabi: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

02/03/21 Sara McLean

Hanabi explores the codes of inclusive, optimistic and laid-back design re-creating links between the generations. Borrowing energy and inventiveness from our childhood, then turning this vivacity and creativity into a collaborative and festive playground. Finding better solutions for the challenges that lie ahead.

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Then, Now & Forever Collection Highlight®: Stanford Green Library

01/25/21 specs+spaces staff

The historically-accurate colors of the collection were inspired by the architecture of the American West and carefully matched to actual samples from historic buildings and sites like Stanford University’s Green Library.

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This Backyard Design Trend Is Booming During COVID

01/21/21 specs+spaces staff

One particular home renovation trend that has risen to prominence during the pandemic — Accessory Dwelling Units or ADUs. An ADU is a small, stand-alone residential unit on the same lot as single-family home, typically in the backyard.

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Dunn-Edwards and Lamps Plus Collab Forms The Perfect Pairing

01/19/21 specs+spaces staff

Some things in life just naturally go together, like peanut butter and jelly or tools and a toolbelt, and now Dunn-Edwards Paints and Lamps Plus as Sara McLean, Dunn-Edwards’ Color Expert & Stylist, and John Barnes, Lamps Plus’ Design Editor, explain.