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Building A Room Around Lavender

05/23/18 specs+spaces staff

​We know that the thought of using lavender to create a mature space can be enough to give some anxiety. Just keep scrolling and let us help you figure out how to effectively upgrade your space by using lavender.

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The Best Colors to Pair with Target's New Home Collection

05/09/18 specs+spaces staff

Because Target’s newest collection may very well be making its way into your design plans, we’re offering you some of the very best Dunn-Edwards paints to pair with the collection.

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Designing Inviting Public Spaces: Hospitality Trends at BD West 2018

04/25/18 specs+spaces staff

Dunn-Edwards Paints was proud to be among the approximately 300 hospitality design experts showcasing at the 2018 Boutique Design West (BD West) at the Los Angeles Convention center.

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Looking Forward to 2019: The Emerging Trend of Folk Heritage

04/25/18 Grace Lennon

"Social Architecture" is the conscious designing of physical space to optimize human interaction and connect to its surroundings. This notion is explored in our next Color and Design Trend, "Folk Heritage." Designers who utilize this trend feature local materials throughout the interiors and embrace urban agriculture, sustainability and reuse.

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Expert Design Tips to Refresh Your Client’s Home Exterior

04/25/18 Sara McLean

Springtime is in full swing, and clients are ready to refresh their homes’ exteriors. Perhaps the fronts of their homes are looking a little faded or they want to add a pop of color for some street-side style. Either way, now is the time to get them ready.

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April Color of the Month: Spring Buttercup

04/11/18 specs+spaces staff

April’s versatility and joyful nature is why we chose Spring Buttercup (DE5310) as this month’s color.

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Spring Forward! 2018 Trending Color Palettes

03/20/18 Sara McLean

And, with a blend of holiday color traditions for spring along with trending hues sprinkled throughout, here are 6 spring- fresh palettes to inspire:

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How to Achieve a Mature Vibe with Pastel Colors

03/07/18 specs+spaces staff

Springtime is upon us, and with this new season comes flowers, sunshine and you guessed it, pastels. We’re loving this color trend right now, and pastel colors can be more mature than you might expect.

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A Look Forward to Color and Design Trends 2019: Experimental Dreams

03/07/18 Grace Lennon

What makes architecture “experimental?” This notion is explored in our next Color and Design Trend, "Experimental Dreams."

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Matching Your Mood: A Guide to Picking the Perfect Paint Color for Your Space

02/28/18 specs+spaces staff

Color is perhaps the most important part of a design. It sets the tone for the entire project. It’s no wonder then that picking out your paint colors can take a fair amount of research. After all, the right color helps to convey the desired mood, or atmosphere, of a space.