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Solibre: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

12/01/20 Sara McLean

Solibre is a story of overcoming our fears and transferring these negative emotions into a new freedom of ideas for sustainable practices, self-optimization and adaptive design. A push forward to innovate on the edge of uncertain times, ideas are free to flow, liberated from fear.

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Querencia: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

11/11/20 Sara McLean

Querencia: a place from which one’s strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.

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Winter Escape: Daring Color Palettes Inspired by These 3 Travel Hotspots

11/10/20 specs+spaces staff

Living in the American West affords variety in climate, geography, and culture. At no time is this variety more pronounced than during the winter months and Santa Fe, Aspen and Vail provide the best in world-class cuisine, architecture and the arts.

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An Exhibition of Color: Unveiling Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

10/20/20 Sara McLean

Introducing “Color + Design 2021: An Exhibition of Color.” This year marks a period of reflection and renewal and, as we move through this new decade, we are facing the repercussions of a global pandemic and chaos. Yet, great challenges are often followed by a period of reflection and radical transformation. What have we learned? What will we change? Can we heal?

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3 Dining Room Design Trends In Time For Fall

09/22/20 specs+spaces staff

In looking at what’s relevant this fall, Dunn-Edwards color expert and stylist Sara McLean identified that residential design is booming and that it's being approached in two ways — creating peaceful, soothing environments and schemes that enhance positivity and energy, or with design that incorporates dynamic color pops. Here are the trends we’re seeing in dining room refreshes right now.

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September Color of the Month: Red Maple Leaf (DET443)

09/10/20 specs+spaces staff

While rich burgundy shades from maroon to oxblood are no strangers to design during this time of year, the style mavens of Who, What, Wear confirm that a major color trend this fall is rich red shades like Dunn-Edwards September Color of the Month Red Maple Leaf (DET443).

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Rainbows in Design: Zhongshuge Bookstore

09/08/20 Grace Lennon

Incorporating our love of rainbows into architecture and interior design is fairly new. Over the past year, and especially in the current time of COVID-19, rainbows provide much needed escapism, inspiring happiness, joy, and hope

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Rainbows in Design: Ascend with Pride

08/26/20 Grace Lennon

Over the past year, and especially in the time of COVID-19, rainbows inspire happiness, joy and hope. Graphic designer Fallon Kesicier installed New York’s “largest Pride flag” on the steps of the Louis Kahn-designed Four Freedoms State Park to celebrate Pride Month.

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Get Serious Color Inspiration courtesy of these Three National Parks

08/06/20 specs+spaces staff

Each of the parks is unique in its own natural beauty and geologic features and so we wondered, what would color palettes inspired by national parks look like?

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Playtime Trend in Focus: Kaikaya

08/03/20 Grace Lennon

Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Playtime captures the enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. This trend can be seen throughout Kaikaya, a tropical sushi restaurant with bold colors and an eclectic style.