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January Color of the Month: Dark & Stormy

01/08/20 specs+spaces staff

Welcome to 2020! The first color of the new decade we’re highlighting is Dark & Stormy (DET572) as January’s Color of the Month.

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2020 Design Trends: Restaurant Architecture

01/07/20 Grace Lennon

As we begin this New Year, we focus on the exciting shifts happening in restaurant architecture. Taking cues from a wide range of sources — from minimalism and material, to color and symbolism — the trends are ushering in the next decade of design excellence!

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Trending Bedroom Colors for 2020

12/18/19 specs+spaces staff

With so many beautiful colors to choose from, analysis paralysis can be a real thing, so we’ve scoped out the bedroom color trends for 2020 to help you make clearer decisions designing your private sanctuary.

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Winter Color Crush: 3 Unexpected Palettes To Cozy Up To

12/06/19 specs+spaces staff

The season invites us to slow down and reflect, begging us to nest at home, cozy up to a fire, journal and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. This reflective time offers the opportunity to assess design priorities in your home.

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November Color of the Month: Harvest Time (DE5208)

11/06/19 specs+spaces staff

It’s no wonder November’s Color of the Month is Harvest Time (DE5208), a creamy orange shade somewhere between pumpkin and butternut squash that lends an instant sense of welcome and comfort to design.

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Falling for Modernism: A Preview in the Desert

11/04/19 Richard Rodriguez

The annual autumn sneak peek into Modernism Week, aptly titled “Fall Preview,” took place Oct. 18-20, highlighting its signature mix of design and architectural talks and tours against the backdrop of balmy Palm Springs.

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October Color of the Month: Purple Potion (DE5958)

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

There’s a chill in the air that invites layering up, or just choosing to wear more saturated hues, like October’s color of the month Purple Potion (DE5958).

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Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year Minty Fresh (DE5687)

10/01/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh, captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. As we stand at the portal of a new era, infinite potential lies ahead. It’s invigorating, exciting — Minty Fresh!

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Fresh and Free: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

10/01/19 Sara McLean

Innovation, tranquility and a desire for transparency lead us to a clean, light palette of bright pastels and soothing neutrals. We are on a quest for balance between stillness and progress. This is Fresh and Free, one of five Dunn-Edwards 2020 color + design trend stories.

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September Color of the Month: Spice of Life (DET439)

09/05/19 specs+spaces staff

Knowing the long, hot days of summer are drawing to a close can make us feel reflective and focused on things to come. That’s why September’s Color of the Month is Spice of Life (DET439), a color that with its rich depth embodies the urge to reflect, connect and appreciate life.