Specs logo

Color + Architecture

Small 0526

Thomboy Properties, Inc., Debuts the Rennick House at Modernism Week

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Jackie Thomas and Deeann McCoy of Thomboy Properties, Inc., debuted the historic Rennick House during Modernism Week, highlighting the 11-day festival with a perfectly remodeled property fit for the Mid-century modern attendees to view.

Small dsc04225 580x300

Modernism Week Celebrates 12 Years of Palm Springs Mid-century Design

03/03/17 Sara McLean

Making a splash in the desert for its 12th year, Modernism Week’s signature February festival highlighted Mid-century modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California.

Small img 2201

Dunn-Edwards Presents the Palm Springs Door Tour

03/03/17 Sara McLean

​During the recent, annual, 11-day Modernism Week festival, Dunn-Edwards Paints presented a self-guided bike tour of 13 vibrantly colorful painted doors in the Indian Canyons neighborhood of Palm Springs.

Small lmna la 02 720x400

A New LA Landmark: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

01/12/17 Sara McLean

​George Lucas and the Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced plans to build the museum at Exposition Park, in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.

Small ahh19 exterior oki

2017 Trends in Action: Hotel Architecture

01/06/17 Grace Lennon

While travel may be all about the destination, where you stay is just as important.

Small 1 of 15

2017 Design Trends — Restaurant Architecture

12/01/16 Grace Lennon

​When it comes to restaurants, design can influence the dining experience as much as what is on your plate.

Small pink house 3

Pretty in Pink in Palm Springs

10/28/16 Sara McLean

Nestled along the desert landscape of Palm Springs, Calif., sits a vividly colorful pink home.

Small mvrdv house 1 720x400

2017 Design Trends: Commercial Architecture

09/30/16 Grace Lennon

Considering how much of our lives are spent in the workplace, it only makes sense that these spaces invite the opportunity for beautiful form, as well as function.

Small house in nha trang 720x400

2017 Residential Trends

09/02/16 Grace Lennon

The 2017 Residential Architecture Design Trends report is out!

Small istock 67723441 large

Back to School! Colors for the Classroom

09/02/16 Sara McLean

It’s that time of year again! Children and young adults are returning to or entering into new schools, ready to tackle another year of learning.