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3 Autumn Palettes To Try Inspired By These Favorite Fall Getaways

10/20/21 specs+spaces staff

Cooler temperatures and even some rain (finally!) throughout the Southwest has us grabbing for tartan blankets and pumpkin spice….well, everything. That’s why we’re taking a look at 3 autumnal color palettes inspired by these favorite fall getaways.

Then, Now & Forever Collection® Highlight: First Church of Christ, Scientist

10/11/21 specs+spaces staff

To help curate our 19th-century Revival-era colors, one of the architectural resources of the American West we looked to was Pasadena’s First Church of Christ, Scientist.The church’s historic paint colors were a simple scheme consisting of light, warm colors.

October Color of the Month: Deep Mystery (DE5923)

10/08/21 specs+spaces staff

The season of spooky, scary, and dare we say...mysterious happenings is officially upon us. This October’s Color of the Month is the therefore the aptly named Deep Mystery (DE5923).

Dunn-Edwards Unveils Its 2022 Color of the Year: Art and Craft (DET682)

10/05/21 Sara McLean

A timeless, versatile hue, Art and Craft (DET682) beckons us to revisit the classics. It evokes an earthy, sophisticated quality—the perfect backdrop for showcasing handmade objects and works of art.

How to Design Using Brown Paint Colors

10/04/21 Sara McLean

The color of comfort—earthy, warmth and nature—brown is a stabilizing hue that grounds a design palette. Considered an unexciting hue by some, brown has come into its own the past few years and is now a trending force in both fashion and interiors. In the right context, brown adds elegance and warmth to palettes, highlighting nature’s influence.

Warm Paint Colors: 5 Inspiring Highlights of This Trend

10/04/21 Sara McLean

Here are five illuminating highlights on the recent evolution of the warming of color.

6 Ways Palm Springs Is A Magnet For Designers and Creatives

09/30/21 specs+spaces staff

Let’s dive in and take a look at the many ways in which today’s creatives continue to find themselves charmed and inspired by Palm Springs.

Is White Paint A Tool To Help Fight Climate Change?

09/15/21 specs+spaces staff

White paint has the ability to reflect the sun’s heat rather than absorb it as darker colors do, therefore keeping all things that are painted white, naturally cooler

September Color of the Month: Early Harvest (DE5542)

09/08/21 specs+spaces staff

This month we celebrate Early Harvest (DE5542) as our September color of the month.The slow fade into shortening days is a constant we can bank on and Early Harvest (DE5542), a midtone olive green, reflects the aging of the vines, the last of the ready vegetables that are ripe for the picking before the frost ushers in another winter.

Color Blocking: 9 Clever Ideas to Incorporate Into Your Interior Design Plans

08/31/21 Sara McLean

Color blocking can transform your interior space into a stunning work of art. This painting technique has evolved over time and is now ruling Instagram feeds.