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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.

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Building a Room Around Red

02/26/18 specs+spaces staff

Some view decorating with the color red as a challenge. At Dunn-Edwards, we see it as an opportunity to go bold and take advantage of one of the hottest (no pun intended) colors right now.

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Color Trends: Why The Biggest Color Trend Is Happening In Velvet

02/20/18 specs+spaces staff

Trends have a history of repeating themselves. And, when it comes to the latest trend we’re seeing come back, we’ve got no complaints. Please meet 2018’s version of this 90’s classic, velvet.

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February Color of the Month: Amour

02/14/18 specs+spaces staff

February is the month that we, of course, celebrate Valentine’s Day. Like most holidays, there are colors we often associate with the day and in the case of Valentine’s Day, we’re no doubt talking about reds and pinks. They are the tones that conjure images of love, relationships, and romance. That is why this February, we’re highlighting one major red that perfectly combines the best of both pink and red, Amour (DE5104).

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Hottest Colors for the New Year

01/09/18 Sara McLean

After careful examination of color trends in modern fashion, lifestyle and culture, we are confirming our picks for the hues that will be influential and popular in design this year.

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Looking Forward: Emerging 2019 Trends

01/09/18 Grace Lennon

Due to the stressful lives that we lead, an emphasis is placed on the need to "escape" the everyday and to experience true relaxation, indulging in simple pleasures alone or with family and friends. Each space should be designed with this in mind.

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Window Wonderland: Holiday Window Displays 2017

12/11/17 Grace Lennon

Year after year, Los Angeles residents flock to shopping areas such as the Grove and Rodeo to not only purchase the latest items, but view the Instagram-worthy spectacles that light up the store windows.

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Winter Color Crush: 4 Moody Palettes To Steal This Season

12/07/17 specs+spaces staff

​Winter is coming. With the winter solstice quickly approaching on on December 21st, we’re taking a look at some winter-inspired color palettes to help guide you this holiday season.

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Holiday 2017 Color+Design Trends

12/01/17 Sara McLean

The winter holidays are back and better than ever! With an abundance of trend themes taking center stage this season, here are some of our favorites to inspire you to demonstrate your favorites.

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Will Gen Z Yellow Oust Millennial Pink?

11/22/17 specs+spaces staff

​We all know and have grown to love the trend that is Millennial Pink. But it may be time for the soft rose hue to move over and make room for a new trend. That’s right, make way for Gen Z Yellow.