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A Look Forward to Color and Design Trends 2019: Experimental Dreams

03/07/18 Grace Lennon

What makes architecture “experimental?” This notion is explored in our next Color and Design Trend, "Experimental Dreams."

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Matching Your Mood: A Guide to Picking the Perfect Paint Color for Your Space

02/28/18 specs+spaces staff

Color is perhaps the most important part of a design. It sets the tone for the entire project. It’s no wonder then that picking out your paint colors can take a fair amount of research. After all, the right color helps to convey the desired mood, or atmosphere, of a space.

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Building a Room Around Red

02/26/18 specs+spaces staff

Some view decorating with the color red as a challenge. At Dunn-Edwards, we see it as an opportunity to go bold and take advantage of one of the hottest (no pun intended) colors right now.

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Hotel in Focus: Velona's Jungle Luxury Suites

02/23/18 Grace Lennon

Florence’s impressive Velona’s Jungle Luxury Suites stands out for it’s exquisite interior design. Located on the third floor of an elegant mid-century palazzo in central Florence, this boutique hotel boasts exotic jungle-inspired décor.

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Hotel in Focus: Resotel — Racing Dreams

02/21/18 Grace Lennon

Time to schedule your next trip to Spain! Located in Villares de la Reina, next to the A-62 motorway (which connects France to Portugal), stands the Resotel – Racing Dreams; a technicolor, motor sports-themed, 11-room boutique hotel over a gas station.

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Color Trends: Why The Biggest Color Trend Is Happening In Velvet

02/20/18 specs+spaces staff

Trends have a history of repeating themselves. And, when it comes to the latest trend we’re seeing come back, we’ve got no complaints. Please meet 2018’s version of this 90’s classic, velvet.

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2018 Chinese New Year: Celebrating the Year of the Dog

02/16/18 Sara McLean

Today, February 16, marks the Chinese New Year, which celebrates the Year of the Dog, and triggers one of the most colorful and exuberant global events of the year.

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February Color of the Month: Amour

02/14/18 specs+spaces staff

February is the month that we, of course, celebrate Valentine’s Day. Like most holidays, there are colors we often associate with the day and in the case of Valentine’s Day, we’re no doubt talking about reds and pinks. They are the tones that conjure images of love, relationships, and romance. That is why this February, we’re highlighting one major red that perfectly combines the best of both pink and red, Amour (DE5104).

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Four Color Palettes to Inspire

02/14/18 Sara McLean

​Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, here are four color palettes to inspire and make your day a colorful one.

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Celebrate Mardi Gras! A Colorful and Historic Festival

02/13/18 Sara McLean

Happy Mardi Gras! This rich, historical festival tradition is traced back to medieval Europe and through the ages was brought to an area of land 60 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1699 by French-Canadian explore Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville. In 1703, this tiny settlement, called Fort Louis de la Mobile, celebrated America’s first Mardi Gras.