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The Tiny Canal Cottage™: A Mini-Kitchen Makeover

07/27/17 Sara McLean

​Hidden away among the foliage of the Venice Canals in southern California sets a 1924 Craftsman cottage.

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Hotel Focus: Eden Locke

07/27/17 Grace Lennon

​Pastel-colored walls, wicker furniture and an abundance of plantings are featured inside Eden Locke, a new 72-room boutique hotel located in Edinburgh.

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Hotel Focus: Casa Fayette

07/27/17 Grace Lennon

​Set in Guadalajara’s trending Lafayette district, Casa Fayette is a 37-room Art Deco showcase, that masterfully blends early 20th-century architecture with the polished grandeur of a heavenly tower.

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How Jaclyn Johnson Created & Cultivated Her At-Home Style

07/18/17 specs+spaces staff

​Jaclyn Johnson is the Founder of Create & Cultivate and the proud owner of a newly-transformed 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1924 Spanish-style home in Los Angeles.

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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!

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A Los Feliz Gem: Inside Interior Designer Mariah O’Brien’s Spanish Revival

07/07/17 Sara McLean

​Tucked away in Los Feliz, a hip, neighborhood enclave in Los Angeles, sits an historic Spanish Revival owned by interior designer Mariah O’Brien.

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Dwell on Design 2017

07/07/17 Grace Lennon

Dwell on Design, presented in partnership with Dwell magazine, brings together renowned designers, innovative products, and curated content all under one roof.

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Millennial Pink: Architecture and Interior Design Trend

07/07/17 Grace Lennon

​The world has become obsessed with pink hues, and architecture is no exception. Though hugely successful in fashion and pop-culture (and Instagram), "Millennial Pink" has established a presence across design products and the built environment like never before.

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An Observation of the Millennial Pink Trend

06/01/17 Sara McLean

Pink, in all it glorious ranges, continues its dominance in color trends. Within the range of popular pinks is a hue that many have started calling “Millennial Pink,” a gender-neutral range of shades — from beige with blush touches, to a hybrid peachy-salmon color.

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Restaurant Focus: Paradis Restaurant

06/01/17 Grace Lennon

Invoking the air of mystery and enchantment of a Caribbean island’s lunar eclipse, Paradis restaurant on Hong Kong’s Wyndham Street invites patrons to partake in a journey of intimate adventure the moment they walk through its doors.