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Pantone Announces Emerald as 2013 Color of the Year

12/10/12 Sara McLean

Pantone has announced that 17-5641 Emerald is their 2013 Color of the Year. This color, associated with balance and harmony will be showcased in a variety of industries including fashion and textiles.

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Wintry Scenes of the Holidays: 2012 Trends

12/01/12 Sara McLean

Holiday Trend 1: Rooted - A reconnection with nature, handcrafted techniques and a focus on earthy and rural leads us to Rooted. Inspired by animals, botany, and countryside...

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Jason Yates: Every Self-Portrait is a Cry for Help

11/19/12 Sara McLean

Jason Yates, who lives and works in Los Angeles, California, has showcased his work in past exhibits including Land of Tomorrow in Louisville, Kentucky; Barbara Davis Gallery...

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Understanding Flame Spread Ratings

11/12/12 specs+spaces staff

It's time to clear the air and extinguish any misperceptions of flame spread ratings and how they apply to architectural paints. Quite simply, paints are not required by The ICC...

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2012 Fall Color + Design

11/03/12 Sara McLean

Fall, a time of magic, the witching hour, fall leaves, and gorgeous sunsets, designers can feel inspired by the color all around us. With fall in full swing, we take a look at a few of the color and design trends in the marketplace.

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The Truth About Priming

11/02/12 Dave Heiligenthal

"To prime, or not to prime." This seems to be a question on the minds of many people. It is a question that can be somewhat confusing. There are a growing number of paint...

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It’s in the Details: Eb Flow Design Group

10/29/12 Sara McLean

Color can transform a space, evolving a bland vanilla box into an atmosphere of warmth and energy. Elana Lathan and Breyan Sussman of Eb Flow Design Group, know just how to use...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Acri-Hues® Eggshell and Semi-Gloss

10/15/12 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards has introduced two new finishes to its popular Acri-Hues® line.

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Ultra-Grip® Select Multi-Surface Primer

10/15/12 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards Paints® has introduced a new multi-surface primer called Ultra-Grip® Select.

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Boo! Halloween 2012 Trends

10/06/12 Sara McLean

Within the past few years Halloween has surged in popularity for design ideas, every year increasing in the sophistication of visual displays and home décor.  We’ve noticed a...