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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.

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Neu Traditions: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

09/03/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards recently unveiled its 2020 trends color + design report, Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow. In a combination of opposites, Neu Traditions is inspired by a return to traditional design with softened edges, highlighting a modern artisanal quality fused with classic elements.

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August Color of the Month: DE5430 Beach House

08/07/19 specs+spaces staff

Inspired by the dog days of summer and its crisp golden rays of sun, we’ve declared Beach House (DE5430) as one of the best paint colors for summer, and the color of the month for August.

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Playtime: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

08/05/19 Sara McLean

Self-seeking of enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. Acting on a desire for fun and adventure. Real, authentic moments that recharge and renew our spirits. Passionately pursuing what makes you happy without expectations or assumptions. Live for today, for tomorrow is not promised.

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Artist Caroline Geys Talks Color, Design and Finding Inspiration from the Past

08/05/19 Richard Rodriguez

The path to becoming a working artist for Caroline Geys was anything but a straight line.