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Making It Crafter and Interior Designer Builds a Space of Her Own

06/10/21 specs+spaces staff

The crafty co-owner of j+j Design Group recently completed building out a rainbow-inspired personal studio in her house dedicated to her Etsy shop, Ohsojodesigns.

Change is Inevitable: Revealing Dunn-Edwards 2022 Color + Design Trends

06/08/21 Sara McLean

Each year, Dunn-Edwards explores five emerging palettes and design styles that reflect the outcome of our changing reality. Pulling inspiration from fashion, technology, art, and popular movements, we identify the key themes that are driving aesthetics forward. This is our time capsule for 2022.

Japandi Style Defined

06/07/21 Sara McLean

The juxtaposition of Japanese Zen-minimalism and Scandinavian functionality, Japandi creates a perfect fusion of form and function.

An Eye on the Future: Dunn-Edwards Launches Student Design Competition

06/07/21 specs+spaces staff

Attention student designers! Dunn-Edwards Paints is proud to announce its inaugural design competition — the 2021 Emerging Professionals Design Competition — which challenges students to create a compelling design for a residential or commercial client.

Color of the Month: Yellow Summer (DEA118)

06/02/21 specs+spaces staff

Yellow Summer (DEA118) is June’s Color of the Month! We’re embracing this aptly named, saturated tangerine-yellow to honor June which holds the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Yellow Summer is a celebration of the season’s light and warmth.

Top Paint Trends for Outdoor Spaces This Summer

05/25/21 specs+spaces staff

Using paint outside is not only a great way to amplify design, it’s also a great way to be eco-efficient, satisfying a human need in a way that minimizes adverse energy loss.

We’re Loving These 3 Color Schemes Inspired by Greece

05/18/21 specs+spaces staff

With thousands of years of life, culture, and architecture, the travel bug has us looking to these three Grecian-inspired color schemes, inspiring us to dream of the Mediterranean nation’s aqua waters, stone ruins, and hillside villages with awe.

Then, Now and Forever® Collection Highlight: Joseph Mora Moss Cottage

05/11/21 specs+spaces staff

With that in mind, each of the 142 historically- accurate colors in our Then, Now & Forever® collection were inspired by historic architecture of the American West. One such architectural inspiration was Joseph Mora Moss Cottage in Oakland, California.

Painting a Path to Eco-Efficiency

05/10/21 Robert Wendoll

"Sustainability" has long been the watchword of the green building movement. If sustainability is the goal, eco-efficiency gives us a yardstick by which to measure progress.

Color of the Month: Steamy Spring (DE5709)

05/04/21 specs+spaces staff

Those lush green blooms are why we chose Steamy Spring (DE5709), a celadon green-blue that leaves the eyes refreshed and the spirit calmed, as our Dunn-Edwards May Color of the Month.