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Pop Up Greens: Molly Rhymer and a Devotion to Plantscaping

11/03/17 Sara McLean

Molly Rhymer, owner of Los Angeles-based business Pop Up Greens, finds pleasure in being surrounded by greenery and nature. And with an eye for design and assured of her preferred design aesthetic, she began creating a line of hand-painted pots with a variety of colors and designs to suit her tastes. Soon, the public took notice and Pop Up Greens was born.

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3 Hot Fall Design and Color Trends

10/23/17 specs+spaces staff

Whether you’re in search of a new favorite color for your space or some on-point design tips, here are some of the trends we’ve spotted this season.

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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!