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2018 Pasadena Showcase Celebrates 54 Years

03/30/18 Sara McLean

This year we celebrate the 54th year of the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. As one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the nation, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts committee is ready to open this year's tour on April 22, 2018.

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Dunn-Edwards Paints Partners with Art Share L.A.

03/30/18 Richard Rodriguez

In partnership with Dunn-Edwards, the new face of Art Share L.A. has been unveiled to Angelenos. The exterior mural, created by Danish urban artist Mikael B. makes the walls of Art Share L.A. once again an emblematic part of the Los Angeles architectural landscape.

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The Hidden Frey: A Look at a Secret Gem

03/30/18 Sara McLean

The recent Spring Modernism Show in Palm Springs, Calif., provided an abundance of opportunities to view Mid-century architecture and design. One of the highlights during the event's variety of tours was "Hidden Frey."

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This Color Trick Will Make Your Books Really Pop

03/28/18 specs+spaces staff

For as long as we can remember (well, certainly the last decade at least) every blog — design or otherwise — has espoused the virtues of the color-blocked bookshelf, and in particular the rainbow-hued version.

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The Color Palettes of Wes Anderson

03/21/18 specs+spaces staff

Anderson’s films are widely known for their very specific color palettes. In fact, his films consistently showcase a detailed use of color, which invariably define the self-contained, whimsical and fictional worlds for which his films are famous.

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Spring Forward! 2018 Trending Color Palettes

03/20/18 Sara McLean

And, with a blend of holiday color traditions for spring along with trending hues sprinkled throughout, here are 6 spring- fresh palettes to inspire:

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March Color of the Month: The Green Hour

03/14/18 specs+spaces staff

​March’s Color of the Month also doubles as 2018’s Color of the Year, which is the ever so Parisian and serene, The Green Hour (DET544).

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2018 Modernism Week Palm Springs Door Tour

03/07/18 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards Paints celebrated style and color by once again partnering with Palm Springs Style to present the 2018 Palm Springs Door Tour during last month's Spring Modernism Week.

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How to Achieve a Mature Vibe with Pastel Colors

03/07/18 specs+spaces staff

Springtime is upon us, and with this new season comes flowers, sunshine and you guessed it, pastels. We’re loving this color trend right now, and pastel colors can be more mature than you might expect.

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2018 Spring Modernism Recap: 11 Days of Inspiration!

03/07/18 Sara McLean

As sure as the arrival of spring, Modernism Week returned for another season of celebrating Mid-century style, architecture, design and color inspiration. Modernism Week’s signature event is an annual celebration of Mid-century Modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture.