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Maximalism: Embracing the Eclectic

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​The recent trend of eclectic “maximalism” during the last few years has provided us insight into and proof of consumers’ interest in a more robust design aesthetic.

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Hygge: Inspiration in Coziness

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​With the rise of hygge (pronounced HOO-guh), a Danish lifestyle trend that encompasses coziness in all its forms, the focus on Nordic life and culture continues to inspire.

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Winter Color Crush: Design Palettes to Inspire

01/23/17 Sara McLean

​Are you in need of a little color design inspiration this winter? Here are six color palettes to get your New Year off to a great— and creative— start.

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A New LA Landmark: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

01/12/17 Sara McLean

​George Lucas and the Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced plans to build the museum at Exposition Park, in downtown Los Angeles, Calif.

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Influential Colors of 2017

01/06/17 Sara McLean

​Upon reflection and examination of our color trends future cast launched in 2016, here is a confirmation of the colors that will be influential for 2017.

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2017 Trends in Action: Hotel Architecture

01/06/17 Grace Lennon

While travel may be all about the destination, where you stay is just as important.

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Window Wonderland: Holiday Winter Displays 2016

12/16/16 Grace Lennon

​With the holiday shopping in full swing, major shopping areas such as The Grove and Rodeo Drive have once again turned their window displays into celebrations of the season!

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Eye Candy: Winter 2016 Holiday Retail Windows

12/12/16 Sara McLean

​One of the most wondrous traditions of the winter holiday season is taking in all the beauty of storefront window displays. Crowds gather each year to take in all the over-the-top merchandising that entices customers to stop and enjoy the beauty.

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Holly Jolly 2016! Winter Color+Design Trends

12/01/16 Sara McLean

The winter holiday season is here, filled with fresh ideas to celebrate this magical season.

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2017 Design Trends — Restaurant Architecture

12/01/16 Grace Lennon

​When it comes to restaurants, design can influence the dining experience as much as what is on your plate.