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Restaurant & Workplace in Focus: Lodgic Everyday Community

08/14/19 Grace Lennon

​Lodgic Everyday Community opened its doors last year, and is a one-of-a-kind venture located in Champaign, Illinois. The organization introduces a new option for working families that juggle it all, seamlessly blending three services; shared workspace, healthy affordable meals, and child care.

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2020 Residential Design Trends

08/05/19 Grace Lennon

Architecture makes a strong statement about our lives and the world around us — in particular, residential design. From minimalism and innovative use of materials, to symbolism and the advancements in pre-fabrication, here is what is what will shape the homes of the future.

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Restaurant in Focus: Kento

07/30/19 Grace Lennon

Masquespacio brings its geometric and colorful aesthetic to yet another restaurant tucked away in the streets of Valencia, Spain. The studio recently completed its third venue for Kento Shop, a Spanish chain specialized in Japanese take-away and sushi.

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Hotel in Focus: Moxy Chelsea NYC

07/24/19 Grace Lennon

Following the opening of Moxy Times Square, Rockwell Group has teamed up with Yabu Pushelberg to design the interior of Moxy Chelsea in New York. Tucked into the bustle of Manhattan’s historic Flower District, the hotel adds a touch of flamboyance and glamour to the micro hotel trend. A botanically-inspired space, the hotel combines layers of rich color, material, pattern and form to create a vibrant and welcoming design.

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Retail in Focus: Showfields

07/17/19 Grace Lennon

Promising to curate a fresh retail experience for customers and a different retail model for brands, Showfields has opened in a historic 1913 building on the corner of Bond and Lafayette Streets in NoHo, and is setting out with a lofty ambition – to be ‘“The Most Interesting Store In The World."

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Joshua Tree House Brings Its Slow Living Lifestyle to the Sonoran Desert

07/08/19 Richard Rodriguez

“We do this work because we believe that our lives run in cycles — taking the time to reflect and reset is integral to finding the energy and inspiration to create again,” said Sara Combs, who — along with her husband Rich — has created the Joshua Tree House, a desert living lifestyle brand.

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The Silk Road: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

07/08/19 Sara McLean

East meets West. A journey in time when people valued spices more than gold. Exotic ornamentation and riches. A melding of more than one culture. It's about a journey. It's about the past meeting the future. Take charge of your future, be bold, live for today! Create your own destiny and embrace life with passion.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Boca Chica

06/05/19 Grace Lennon

Hotel Boca Chica captures a cool 1950’s vibe (the original property was featured in Elvis’s Fun in Acapulco) and makes it stylish and new.

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Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow. A Reveal of the Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

06/03/19 Sara McLean

​Introducing “Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow,” our 2020 color + design trends. This next year takes us on a journey filled with hopeful adventures, highlighting inspiring ideas for color and design.

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An Exploration of Color’s Impact on Travel

05/22/19 specs+spaces staff

With summer travel season just on the horizon, we can’t help but think about the relationship between color and travel.