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September Color of the Month: Tranquil Seashore

09/13/17 specs+spaces staff

Believe it or not, fall is upon us. After a wild and wonderful summer, with trips to the beach and evening hikes, the weather has started cooling down. With the drop in temperature comes tranquility and calmness. That is why Tranquil Seashore (DET542) makes a perfect Dunn-Edwards Color of the Month for September.

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L.A.’s Newest Contemporary Art Museum Celebrates Grand Opening

09/07/17 specs+spaces staff

​Los Angeles’ newest museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, is celebrating its grand opening September 9-10.

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Dunn-Edwards Goes Back to School This Fall

09/07/17 specs+spaces staff

As the dog days of summer give way to the cooler temperatures of fall, children throughout the region return to school. While parents may be busy gathering school supplies and organizing car pools, school faculty and administrators are tirelessly readying their buildings for the best school year yet. In many cases, this includes a fresh coat of paint.

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Hotel Focus: Manko Paris

08/31/17 Grace Lennon

​Manko Paris, a restaurant by renowned interior designer Laura Gonzalez, is slick, colorful and warm with brass touches, dashes of sea blues, and banquettes and armchairs upholstered in bright, Inca-style fabrics.

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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.