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Modernism Week Showhouse: the Christopher Kennedy Compound 2019

03/29/19 Sara McLean

The Modernism Week Show House: The Christopher Kennedy Compound returns for its fifth year. Dunn-Edwards Paints was the exclusive paint sponsor to the home, which featured a colorful palette of hues throughout the design.

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Green Gables by H3K Design

03/29/19 Sara McLean

Palm Springs, the hub of Mid-century modern design and architecture, is inundated each spring by design professionals and enthusiasts, all in love with the allure of this desert town, during Modernism Week. This spring, Green Gables by H3K design, was one of the highlights.

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Authentically Restored “Forgotten Frey: The Cree House” Debuts at Modernism Week

02/28/19 Sara McLean

One of the two most intact residences by architect Albert Frey welcomed Modernism Week attendees this February. Built in 1955, the home has been a strictly private residence — never seen by or open to the public until now.

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Introducing the Eichler Palms by KUD Properties

01/31/19 Sara McLean

Highlighted among the home tours is the latest Desert Eichler property developed by KUD Properties. This newly built residence is a replica of the original homes designed by Joseph Eichler but modernized for today’s standard of living.

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La Vie en Rose: Dunn-Edwards Partners with Interior Designer Christopher Kennedy

01/31/19 Sara McLean

As we gear up for another exciting year of Modernism Week events, Dunn-Edwards is proud to showcase La Vie en Rose, one of our latest partnerships that is set to be a Modernism Week Featured Home.

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Sharp Objects: Exploring the Victorian Colors of Towers, Turrets and More

08/08/18 specs+spaces staff

Looking to incorporate some Victorian color in your next project? Dunn-Edwards has a lot to choose from. We’ve put together a selection of historic Victorian color palettes from the Then Now and Forever Collection® to give you a little inspiration.

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Extreme Odyssey Museum Focus: Zeitz MOCAA

08/01/18 Grace Lennon

Thomas Heatherwick has created South Africa’s biggest art museum — by hollowing out the inside of a historic grain silo building. Described by the British designer as “the world’s tubiest building," the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, or Zeitz MOCAA, is set to become the world’s most important exhibition space for African art.

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Case Study: Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices

07/06/18 Sara McLean

​On Oct. 13, attendees will have a chance to tour the Clock, Waestman, Clock Law Offices, designed by renowned architect Edward Killingsworth with his firm Killingsworth, Brady, Smith (1957).

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2018 Pasadena Showcase Celebrates 54 Years

03/30/18 Sara McLean

This year we celebrate the 54th year of the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. As one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the nation, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts committee is ready to open this year's tour on April 22, 2018.

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The Hidden Frey: A Look at a Secret Gem

03/30/18 Sara McLean

The recent Spring Modernism Show in Palm Springs, Calif., provided an abundance of opportunities to view Mid-century architecture and design. One of the highlights during the event's variety of tours was "Hidden Frey."