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2018 Summer Color Picks To Steal For Your Front Door

07/18/18 specs+spaces staff

​Painting your front door is an inexpensive and easy way to freshen up a home’s curb appeal. The door is the first thing people see before entering your house, so why not make a statement?

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Hotel Liberty

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

After an extensive three-year renovation project a 19th-century former prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Originally conceived by the German architect Heinrich Hübsch in 1840 and completed in 1845, the structure served as a jail for the city until 2009.

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Ion City Hotel

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

The Ion City Hotel combines modern design with Nordic charm for an accommodation that design lovers and jet-setters would both appreciate. Designed by architecture studio MINARC, the property features 18 rooms and suites, with interiors that make subtle references to Icelandic design.

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‘Merica’s Immigrant Roots Explored Via Live Art At Angel City Brewery

07/09/18 specs+spaces staff

Last week Los Angeles brewery Angel City Brewery hosted ‘Merica Fest, its annual Independence Day celebration. Dunn-Edwards was proud to help bring the live art portion of the festivities to life, collaborating with ArtShare LA and Angel City Brewery for the experience.

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City Stroll: A Spirited Journey through 2019 color+design

07/06/18 Sara McLean

“City Stroll,” our second story that was unveiled, speaks to our playful side — with bright colors that are modern and artsy, as well as friendly designs with a touch of humor. This joyful expression allows us to make daily life fun and light-hearted.

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Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color

07/06/18 Grace Lennon

The New York City Smithsonian’s design museum is currently showing "Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color," a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of color perception.

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Case Study: Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices

07/06/18 Sara McLean

​On Oct. 13, attendees will have a chance to tour the Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices, designed by renowned architect Edward Killingsworth with his firm Killingsworth, Brady, Smith (1957).

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How This Celebrity Designer Revamped Her Own Overlooked Space

07/05/18 specs+spaces staff

Interior designer and founder of Gaga Designs, Shalena Smith, has fifteen years of interior design experience under her belt. In fact, she’s so busy helping her clients that Smith only recently found the time to turn her attention to her own space: her living room.

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3 Ways To Transform An Outdoor Space with Paint

06/27/18 specs+spaces staff

We can think of no easier way to automatically transform that drab outdoor space, into a lively, summer hang out than paint!

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June Color of the Month: Summer Night

06/21/18 specs+spaces staff

The month of June kicks off those warm, lazy summer nights, which makes Summer Night (DE5811) the perfect color of the month.