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November Color of the Month: Fall Foliage

11/14/17 specs+spaces staff

She came across the story on our October of Color of the Month and instantly fell in love with the living room look showcased — a wide stripe across the room, about the height of wainscoting. All she needed was the perfect color to match her aesthetic. Dunn-Edwards’ November Color of the Month was the perfect fit.

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Community Mural Initiative Makes Over North Long Beach

11/09/17 specs+spaces staff

North Long Beach has officially kicked off its second Creative Corridor Challenge in order to further the creative community’s presence on the city’s streets.

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Instagram Roundup: EBS Interiors, Kelly Shannon, and MerseaSF

11/06/17 specs+spaces staff

​Dunn-Edwards is trusted by design experts and painting professionals - and we love seeing our paints put to creative and innovative use. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite recent applications of Dunn-Edwards Paints on Instagram.

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6th and Detroit: California 70s Cool

11/03/17 Sara McLean

​6th and Detroit, a stylish home-décor boutique located in the Arts District of Long Beach, Calif., is owned by Michelle Qazi, whose home we highlighted in October. This month, we’re taking you on a tour of her boutique and talk to her about the transformative power of color for her business.

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MEYOUWE: The Art of Mer Young

11/03/17 Sara McLean

​Local Los Angeles-based artist Mer Young recently showcased a series of collages and paintings at her solo exhibit titled MEYOUWE (me-you-we), which provided colorful highlights into Young and what drives her to keep creating exquisite and meaningful work.

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Pop Up Greens: Molly Rhymer and a Devotion to Plantscaping

11/03/17 Sara McLean

Molly Rhymer, owner of Los Angeles-based business Pop Up Greens, finds pleasure in being surrounded by greenery and nature. And with an eye for design and assured of her preferred design aesthetic, she began creating a line of hand-painted pots with a variety of colors and designs to suit her tastes. Soon, the public took notice and Pop Up Greens was born.

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Playing with Fire: Paintings by Artist Carlos Almarez

11/02/17 Grace Lennon

​The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is presenting the first major retrospective of one of the most influential Los Angeles artists of the 1970s and '80s, Carlos Almaraz. "Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz" features more than sixty works and includes pastels, ephemera, and notebooks, largely from 1967 through 1989, the year of the artist’s untimely death at age 48.

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2017 Halloween Design Trends

10/30/17 Sara McLean

After a blazing hot summer, fall is here and we’re ready for one of America’s favorite holidays to arrive —Halloween! And, with more adults getting into the Halloween spirit than ever before, an array of creative ideas are here to inspire you. Here are the 2017 Halloween trends!

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A Meditation On Textiles With Multi-Media Artist Andrea Kraybill

10/26/17 specs+spaces staff

Andrea Kraybill breathes a deep breath in — taking in salt of the ocean air around her. She’s perched up on the mountains along the coast, north of Malibu.

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3 Hot Fall Design and Color Trends

10/23/17 specs+spaces staff

Whether you’re in search of a new favorite color for your space or some on-point design tips, here are some of the trends we’ve spotted this season.