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Best Home Office Colors for Calm and Productivity Amidst Coronavirus

03/26/20 specs+spaces staff

Whether you already had a dedicated home office or are setting up a makeshift workspace in your home, we’ll explore how color can be utilized to both increase calm in this time of uncertainty, and also aid productivity.

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Then, Now & Forever® Collection Highlight: The Schindler Grokowsky House

03/10/20 specs+spaces staff

One of these historic resources cataloged was the Grokowsky House located in South Pasadena, California. The Grokowsky House served as important cultural and colorful touchstone, allowing Dunn-Edwards and ARG to gather samples and cross-reference historic yellows, reds, browns and other warm neutrals original to the home and its time period in order to build our truly authentic historic color collection.

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Exterior Paint Color Palette Ideas and Tips for Spring

03/05/20 Sara McLean

The weather is warming, the days are growing longer and the flowers are blooming. Say hello to the first signs of spring! With this new season, many homeowners decide its time to refresh their home’s exterior.

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March Color Of The Month: Minty Fresh (DE5687)

03/03/20 specs+spaces staff

March is an invigorating month in the calendar year, which is why March’s color of the month is Minty Fresh (DE5687).

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3 Ways Design Is Impacting The Restaurant Industry

02/19/20 specs+spaces staff

We’re diving a little deeper into the world of restaurant design to get a sense of how design, and its by-products, can help these hospitality establishments succeed in a crowded field.

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Then, Now & Forever Collection® Highlight: San Francisco’s Maritime Museum

02/12/20 specs+spaces staff

San Francisco’s Maritime Museum, housed in the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, is an exceptional example of Streamline Moderne architecture, with its lean curving lines, rounded edges, and nautical theme. As prime example of Art Moderne, the building played a large role in identifying a number historically accurate Then, Now & Forever® paint colors to the Art Moderne era.

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2020 Modernism Week Guide + Map

02/05/20 Richard Rodriguez

Calling all aficionados of architecture and design! The annual celebration of Mid-century modern history and homes is right around the corner, and the projects are close to completion. Here’s a handy list of Dunn-Edwards-sponsored projects to add to your modernist list.

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Interior Photographer Takes Country Cabin to Design-Forward Joshua Tree Getaway

02/05/20 specs+spaces staff

Joshua Tree has long been the retreat du jour for artists and professionals looking to escape into the dramatic and quiet expanse of its accessible Mojave Desert. Just outside town sits Lekker House JT , a freshly renovated and design-forward two-bedroom cabin owned and styled by interior photographer Marni Epstein-Mervis, founder of LA-based STRUKTR Studios.

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Color of the Year Focus: Sumiyoshido Kampo Lounge

02/05/20 Grace Lennon

Japanese design office id has skillfully incorporated Minty Fresh into Sumiyoshido Kampo Lounge, creating a simple and elegant clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion.

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5 Design Festivals To Look Forward to in 2020

01/28/20 specs+spaces staff

As a design professional you’re no doubt the kind of who stays on the cutting edge of the latest design trends and design product releases. Design festivals can be an integral part of keeping up with it all. From walls and flooring, commercial to residential, historic to modern, and everything in between, we’ve got a round-up of five design festivals you won’t want to miss in 2020.