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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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Let There Be White In This Designer’s Mid-century Rehab

11/04/19 specs+spaces staff

Designer Carly Waters of Carly Waters Style wanted to create a sanctuary for her family with her latest home remodel.

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Dunn-Edwards Launches 10 New, Higher-Hiding Whites

11/04/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards recently expanded its collection of whites in the Perfect Palette® color system with a new collection of 10 higher-hiding whites, offering design professionals and consumers even more choices.

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Then, Now & Forever® Collection Highlight: New Mission Theater

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

To curate our Art Deco-era colors, one architectural icon of the American West we looked to was San Francisco’s New Mission Theater.

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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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Create & Cultivate Mixes Feminine Ethos with Industrial Accents in New Downtown LA Headquarters

10/01/19 specs+spaces staff

​Jaclyn Johnson, CEO of Create & Cultivate, the career conference and digital media platform juggernaut, has returned to her Downtown L.A. roots, this time with a stylish and refined work space.

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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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Art Deco Hues Meet Moroccan Sunset Vibes in Dazey Penthouse

09/03/19 specs+spaces staff

When fashion designer Dani Nagel, Founder of Dazey LA found her Beachwood Canyon home in the hills above Los Angeles, she knew she wanted to transform it with an Art Deco-meets-Moroccan vibe. Naturally, the most impactful way to kickstart her new home’s transformation was to play with Dunn-Edwards paint colors.

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Then, Now & Forever Collection Highlight: Architect Cliff May

08/21/19 specs+spaces staff

Color can have the power to transport you to a different time. One such architectural inspiration was architect Cliff May.

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Restaurant & Workplace in Focus: Lodgic Everyday Community

08/14/19 Grace Lennon

​Lodgic Everyday Community opened its doors last year, and is a one-of-a-kind venture located in Champaign, Illinois. The organization introduces a new option for working families that juggle it all, seamlessly blending three services; shared workspace, healthy affordable meals, and child care.