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Then, Now and Forever® Collection Highlight: Joseph Mora Moss Cottage

05/11/21 specs+spaces staff

With that in mind, each of the 142 historically- accurate colors in our Then, Now & Forever® collection were inspired by historic architecture of the American West. One such architectural inspiration was Joseph Mora Moss Cottage in Oakland, California.

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Color of the Month: Steamy Spring (DE5709)

05/04/21 specs+spaces staff

Those lush green blooms are why we chose Steamy Spring (DE5709), a celadon green-blue that leaves the eyes refreshed and the spirit calmed, as our Dunn-Edwards May Color of the Month.

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Exterior Color Palette Trends and Ideas for 2021

05/03/21 Sara McLean

As summer is soon upon us and many will stay close to home the next few months, home projects continue to be high priority. And as part of the research in color and design, trends in exterior color palettes provide added inspiration

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Cottagecore: A Rural Design Fantasy Trend Takes Over Social Media

05/03/21 Sara McLean

Cottagecore, a term first heard on Tumblr in 2018 and frequently this past year, has captured the attention of many seeking an uncomplicated way of life.

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Los Angeles Interior Designer Chris Barrett Swears By These White Paint Colors

05/03/21 specs+spaces staff

Designing with white is a classic aesthetic that seems to never go out of style and one that Los Angeles-based designer Chris Barrett has leaned into for years.

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4 Surprising Green Color Palettes For Spring

04/27/21 specs+spaces staff

Look around and you’ll catch the color green everywhere this season — from a fresh sprig of mint to verdant stems bearing flowers — this natural color that’s all around us continues to inspire and delight.

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Then, Now, and Forever® Collection Highlight: Joseph Eichler’s Phillips House

04/21/21 specs+spaces staff

One such historic resource used to craft our historically-accurate line of colors for the Mid-century Modern era was Joseph Eichler’s Phillips House. The Phillips House is an example of architecture in the Mid-century Modern movement.

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April Color of the Month: Posy Petal (DE5067)

04/08/21 specs+spaces staff

It’s hard to imagine a more perfect color for April than pink, which is why we’ve named Posy Petal (DE5067) our April color of the month.

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Enchanted Cottage Embodies the Charm of Vintage Venice

04/05/21 Sara McLean

We are pleased to showcase a recent design projects by Claire Thomas — design maven, curator of color and all-around creative. When viewing her latest creation, located in Venice, Calif., we noted how the lush and fun color palette brought this magical inspiration to life.

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Dunn-Edwards Portraits: Soothing colors, medieval design meld in the Netherlands

04/05/21 specs+spaces staff

Today, 1,100 years later, designer Lena Latour stares out the window of her grandmother’s home — part of Deventer’s original fortifying wall — thoughtfully planning the details of the home’s renovation.