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Celebrate Natural Wonders! A 2018 Color+Design Trend Story

10/18/17 Sara McLean

​Celebrate the world’s natural wonders! A life experienced on one’s own terms is a life of poetry in motion. The story of Natural Wonders is a celebration of health and wellness and a dedication to everyday unique experiences.

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Small Space, Big Color

10/16/17 specs+spaces staff

Designing a small spaces can be a struggle to get right. Ensuring interior spaces feel open and vibrant is especially key during fall and winter as our living shifts primarily indoors.

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October Color of the Month: Sonoma Sage

10/13/17 specs+spaces staff

The saying goes, “it’s not easy being green.” But at Dunn-Edwards, we’re finding that this October, being green is easier than usual. In fact, we just introduced our 2018 Color of the Year, The Green Hour (DET544) and, on top of that, October’s Color of the Month is a beautiful, soft green called Sonoma Sage (DET522).

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Dunn-Edwards® 2018 Color of the Year:
The Green Hour (DET544)

10/02/17 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards 2018 Color of the Year, The Green Hour, is a darker shade of gray blue-green, this color embodies the timeless sense of mystery and creative revelry of the era.

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A History of Mint and Black

09/28/17 specs+spaces staff

Whether you absolutely love or hate the color combination of mint green and black you certainly can’t deny the combo is trending of late. Home design and lifestyle blog Apartment Therapy even declared the combination the “Freshest Color Combination of 2017,” with the color combination highlighted in bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms.

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Celebrate Memories: A 2018 Trends Story

09/14/17 Sara McLean

Memories take us back in time, revisiting the traditions and classics of the past, re-creating stories for today’s lifestyles. Inspired by a continuation of trends in the luxury market as the U.S. recession ends and incomes improve, creativity expands and luxury artisans take center stage. Introducing trend story 1 from our Color + Design trends report, Memories!

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Celebrate the Stars! A 2018 Trends Story

08/17/17 Sara McLean

​Fantasy brightens up daily life — staged and spectacular, attracted by bling— fantasy is inspired by pop-star inspirations, while style is influenced by pop culture. For those who have a desire for excess. Nothing too showy or too colorful. Introducing trend story 3 from our 2018 Color + Design trends report, The Stars!

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Celebrate Life’s Adventures: A 2018 Color + Design Story

07/17/17 Sara McLean

​Fiction or fact — through myths, lore and legends — oral storytelling recalls the historical narratives of cultures and people throughout the world. The call to adventure and new worlds are for those who desire to be transported to faraway lands, creating a life filled with personal stories of adventures and lessons. Introducing trend story 4 from our 2018 Color + Design trends report, Adventures!

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Millennial Pink: Architecture and Interior Design Trend

07/07/17 Grace Lennon

​The world has become obsessed with pink hues, and architecture is no exception. Though hugely successful in fashion and pop-culture (and Instagram), "Millennial Pink" has established a presence across design products and the built environment like never before.

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July Color of The Month: Rosy Cloud (DE5182)

07/05/17 specs+spaces staff

​The month of July may be most associated with the colors red, white and blue, but we see no end in sight for the color trend best known as "Millennial Pink." Which is why July’s color of the month is Rosy Cloud (DE5182).