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An Homage to Art: Inside the 1920s Spanish Bungalow of Jason Stein

08/31/17 Sara McLean

Growing up a native Angelino, Jason Stein knew his love of California would always keep him tied to the life and style of his roots.

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A Pasadena Restoration: Design by The Taylored Home

08/31/17 Sara McLean

If there were any question that Marilynn Taylor, interior designer and owner of The Taylored Home, loves color and collaborating with clients, look no further than a recent project she completed in Pasadena, Calif.

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In Living Color: Why This Factory Is San Francisco’s Newest Hot Spot

08/24/17 specs+spaces staff

​Nearby San Francisco’s Union Square there lies a 12,000 square foot, two-story pop-up experience that is capturing the attention of virtually all color enthusiasts.

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Creating an Eye-Catching Tea Room At Home

08/24/17 specs+spaces staff

Tea was called for 2 pm. The ladies were set to arrive any minute, despite Los Angeles traffic. Isabelle labored over every last detail. She spent hours crafting each of her homemade French macarons and her golden brown Madeleines.

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Building a Room Around Blue

08/21/17 specs+spaces staff

​Bold colors are some of the hottest color trends this year. One of our favorite bold colors at the moment is blue. Bold colors are fun and inspirational -- and they can be just as straightforward as white around which to design a space. Today, we’re talking about a few of Dunn-Edwards beautiful blues, providing inspiration for creating the perfect room with blue.

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How Experiences Are Driving Design

08/17/17 specs+spaces staff

Color can be a uniquely personal experience — an expanding and endlessly versatile palette with which to tell whatever story you imagination can dream up. That’s why color is an incredibly important tool driving design, particularly the ever-growing trend of experiential design.

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Celebrate the Stars! A 2018 Trends Story

08/17/17 Sara McLean

​Fantasy brightens up daily life — staged and spectacular, attracted by bling— fantasy is inspired by pop-star inspirations, while style is influenced by pop culture. For those who have a desire for excess. Nothing too showy or too colorful. Introducing trend story 3 from our 2018 Color + Design trends report, The Stars!

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Destination Inspiration: The Colors of Iceland

08/15/17 specs+spaces staff

Iceland has quickly become a top bucket-list destination. That’s why we’re exploring Iceland’s architecture, landscapes, and style, and showing you how you can draw inspiration from Iceland’s color palette in your next design project.

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Art Hits The Streets At Pow! Wow! Long Beach

08/08/17 specs+spaces staff

Long Beach celebrated its third annual Pow! Wow! Long Beach arts festival July 16-22, with the creation of over 20 large-scale, outdoor murals.

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August Color of the Month: Honey Glow

08/08/17 specs+spaces staff

August, known for its dog days of summer, can easily be one of the hottest months of the year. It’s only fitting then that our Dunn-Edwards August color of the month Honey Glow (DE5354) — which doubles as our 2017 Color of The Year — be one of the hottest color trends around.