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An Independence Day Palette

07/15/13 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Quick Quiz: What do the colors in the American flag stand for? If you’re stumped, don’t feel bad. It’s a trick question. According to USHistory.org there’s no record stating why...

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Guerilla Knitters Question the Division Between Art and Crafts

07/15/13 Megan Mostyn-Brown

The afghan your grandmother knit. The sweater your mom crocheted for Christmas. The scarf you bought at the local craft fair.

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Mid-century Design: Iconic Revitalization

Mid-century style has been a Southern California standard for decades and – as we discussed in our 2013 trends report and as evidenced by Pacific Standard Time Presents’...

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The Ins and Outs of Paint Deterioration

07/06/13 Dave Heiligenthal

The main cause of paint film deterioration is the degradation of several components, including the binder and certain pigments. This is caused by the formation of free radicals, or molecules, that generate in the paint film from prolonged

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Inspired Style: The Spanish/Mediterranean

07/06/13 Dede Radford

Spanish Architecture and the Painted Desert colors are so beautifully paired in harmony. And, we are incredibly drawn to Mediterranean architecture and colors, which can give a...

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NeoCon: A Highlight of Top Commercial Trends

07/06/13 Sara McLean

It was another successful year at NeoCon, North America’s largest contract furnishings tradeshow returned for its 45th year June 10-12, 2013 at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart....

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Summer of Possibilities

07/01/13 Sara McLean

Calling interior design professionals - we're kicking off this summer with great possibilities! Go to our Facebook page to enter our summer contest. By liking us on our...

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Summer Flora and Fauna

06/17/13 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Los Angeles is known for having breathtaking flora and fauna. And there’s no better spot to get inspired by the city’s natural wonders than at one of these public gardens. 

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L.A. Public Arts

06/10/13 Megan Mostyn-Brown

The Los Angeles sprawl offers an abundant amount of opportunities to get inspired by public arts projects. From Santa Monica to Watts, there are thousands of murals, sculptures...

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What's In Your Paint?

06/01/13 Dave Heiligenthal

In our summer 2013 educational series on paint and color technology, we begin with a review of one of the basics – what's in paint.