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Looking Forward to 2019: The Emerging Trend of Folk Heritage

04/25/18 Grace Lennon

"Social Architecture" is the conscious designing of physical space to optimize human interaction and connect to its surroundings. This notion is explored in our next Color and Design Trend, "Folk Heritage." Designers who utilize this trend feature local materials throughout the interiors and embrace urban agriculture, sustainability and reuse.

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Expert Design Tips to Refresh Your Client’s Home Exterior

04/25/18 Sara McLean

Springtime is in full swing, and clients are ready to refresh their homes’ exteriors. Perhaps the fronts of their homes are looking a little faded or they want to add a pop of color for some street-side style. Either way, now is the time to get them ready.

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Clean Slate For California Eclectic Home in Newport Beach

04/18/18 specs+spaces staff

We sat down with Orange County-based Lindye Galloway Interiors to discuss the firm’s recent redesign of a Newport Beach, California home.

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2018 Pasadena Showcase Celebrates 54 Years

03/30/18 Sara McLean

This year we celebrate the 54th year of the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. As one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the nation, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts committee is ready to open this year's tour on April 22, 2018.

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The Hidden Frey: A Look at a Secret Gem

03/30/18 Sara McLean

The recent Spring Modernism Show in Palm Springs, Calif., provided an abundance of opportunities to view Mid-century architecture and design. One of the highlights during the event's variety of tours was "Hidden Frey."

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March Color of the Month: The Green Hour

03/14/18 specs+spaces staff

​March’s Color of the Month also doubles as 2018’s Color of the Year, which is the ever so Parisian and serene, The Green Hour (DET544).

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2018 Modernism Week Palm Springs Door Tour

03/07/18 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards Paints celebrated style and color by once again partnering with Palm Springs Style to present the 2018 Palm Springs Door Tour during last month's Spring Modernism Week.

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A Look Forward to Color and Design Trends 2019: Experimental Dreams

03/07/18 Grace Lennon

What makes architecture “experimental?” This notion is explored in our next Color and Design Trend, "Experimental Dreams."

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2018 Spring Modernism Recap: 11 Days of Inspiration!

03/07/18 Sara McLean

As sure as the arrival of spring, Modernism Week returned for another season of celebrating Mid-century style, architecture, design and color inspiration. Modernism Week’s signature event is an annual celebration of Mid-century Modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture.

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Hotel in Focus: Velona's Jungle Luxury Suites

02/23/18 Grace Lennon

Florence’s impressive Velona’s Jungle Luxury Suites stands out for it’s exquisite interior design. Located on the third floor of an elegant mid-century palazzo in central Florence, this boutique hotel boasts exotic jungle-inspired décor.