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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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Designer Katie Thierjung Polishes Up a Matisse-Inspired Mural

01/07/20 Richard Rodriguez

Some things are worth the wait. Ask Katie Thierjung, the founder of The Uncommon Place, an online shop full of colorful pieces of flair and art prints. Earlier this year, she was “speechless” when Dunn-Edwards reached out about a potential partnership.

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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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Ladies Who Paint Brings Burst of Color, Purpose to San Diego Mural Festival

12/03/19 specs+spaces staff

This October, Dunn-Edwards supported the non-profit Ladies Who Paint and their female artist-only mural festival in San Diego. Dunn-Edwards had the pleasure of supplying paint to the ten diverse artists who added beauty to San Diego’s East Village in the form of large-scale murals.