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2018 Summer Color Picks To Steal For Your Front Door

07/18/18 specs+spaces staff

​Painting your front door is an inexpensive and easy way to freshen up a home’s curb appeal. The door is the first thing people see before entering your house, so why not make a statement?

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Hotel Liberty

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

After an extensive three-year renovation project a 19th-century former prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Originally conceived by the German architect Heinrich Hübsch in 1840 and completed in 1845, the structure served as a jail for the city until 2009.

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Ion City Hotel

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

The Ion City Hotel combines modern design with Nordic charm for an accommodation that design lovers and jet-setters would both appreciate. Designed by architecture studio MINARC, the property features 18 rooms and suites, with interiors that make subtle references to Icelandic design.

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City Stroll: A Spirited Journey through 2019 color+design

07/06/18 Sara McLean

“City Stroll,” our second story that was unveiled, speaks to our playful side — with bright colors that are modern and artsy, as well as friendly designs with a touch of humor. This joyful expression allows us to make daily life fun and light-hearted.

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Case Study: Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices

07/06/18 Sara McLean

​On Oct. 13, attendees will have a chance to tour the Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices, designed by renowned architect Edward Killingsworth with his firm Killingsworth, Brady, Smith (1957).

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3 Ways To Transform An Outdoor Space with Paint

06/27/18 specs+spaces staff

We can think of no easier way to automatically transform that drab outdoor space, into a lively, summer hang out than paint!

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Dunn-Edwards Reveals 2019 Color + Design Trends at LA Design Festival

06/19/18 specs+spaces staff

Dunn-Edwards recently participated as a proud sponsor of the 8th annual LA Design Festival centering around downtown's hip ROW DTLA. With over 50 events across Los Angeles, Dunn-Edwards helped kicked off the festivities by giving attendees a sneak peek at the color and design trends professionals can expect to see in 2019.

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Looking Forward to 2019: Charms of Country Life

06/01/18 Grace Lennon

Classic country characteristics work beautifully in contemporary settings and are used by some of the finest interior designers to create eclectic spaces. This notion is explored in our next color and design trend, "Charms of Country Life."

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Extreme Odyssey: A Spirited Journey through 2019 color+design

06/01/18 Sara McLean

Our first story, called Extreme Odyssey, is inspired by embracing visionary experimentation with influences of exploration to the furthest reaches of sea and sky. Innovations in architecture and design embrace a minimalist or dreamlike and surreal aesthetic.

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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.