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Healing Patients One Design at a Time With Simour Design

01/15/20 specs+spaces staff

When it comes to design, we often think of it as a crucial element in homes, hotels, and restaurants, but curated design can be a powerful tool for medical offices and practitioners as well.

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January Color of the Month: Dark & Stormy

01/08/20 specs+spaces staff

Welcome to 2020! The first color of the new decade we’re highlighting is Dark & Stormy (DET572) as January’s Color of the Month.

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Artik Transforms Gardner Health Network into a Colorful San Jose Landmark

01/07/20 Sara McLean

Gardner Health Services wanted to transform its downtown San Jose headquarters into a neighborhood landmark, a community beacon and a source of pride. To solve this problem, Gardner hired Artik to re-envision the building’s exterior to more closely reflect the company’s cultural diversity, as well as the neighboring communities.

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Designer Katie Thierjung Polishes Up a Matisse-Inspired Mural

01/07/20 Richard Rodriguez

Some things are worth the wait. Ask Katie Thierjung, the founder of The Uncommon Place, an online shop full of colorful pieces of flair and art prints. Earlier this year, she was “speechless” when Dunn-Edwards reached out about a potential partnership.

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Trending Bedroom Colors for 2020

12/18/19 specs+spaces staff

With so many beautiful colors to choose from, analysis paralysis can be a real thing, so we’ve scoped out the bedroom color trends for 2020 to help you make clearer decisions designing your private sanctuary.

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This Designer’s Impossible Task Was To Blend Mid-Century and Farmhouse Styles

12/12/19 specs+spaces staff

Designer Linda Hayslett of LH.DESIGNS was presented with no easy feat when her clients asked for help redesigning their 1970's Long Beach, California home.

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Winter Color Crush: 3 Unexpected Palettes To Cozy Up To

12/06/19 specs+spaces staff

The season invites us to slow down and reflect, begging us to nest at home, cozy up to a fire, journal and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. This reflective time offers the opportunity to assess design priorities in your home.

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Color of the Year Focus: Children's Learning Center

12/03/19 Grace Lennon

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh (DE5687), captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. Applying this color in design seeks to create measured rhythm out of chaos, with health and wellness at a central place in design planning.

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2020 Color and Design Trends Inspire 3 Colorful Collaborations

12/03/19 Richard Rodriguez

What is the influence of color? This was the topic of conversation at the Dunn-Edwards 2020 Trends Event held at ORLY® Color Labs in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov.14. The event was a preview and celebration for the brand’s 2020 Trends Collection that features three unique product collaborations spanning the worlds of beauty, fashion and home.

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Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s Grand Opening

11/20/19 specs+spaces staff

While Bob Baker Marionettes soft-launched at its new digs this summer, its formal grand opening, complete with official ribbon cutting and plaque dedication to Dunn-Edwards, will be held on November 29.