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Color Field Painting

12/01/16 Sara McLean

Color field painting is described as a style of American abstract painting, featuring large swathes of color covering much of the canvas, that was prominent from the 1940s to the 1960s.

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Dunn-Edwards Sponsors Inaugural Long Beach Mid-century Modern Home Tour

09/30/16 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards is proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural Long Beach Mid-century Modern Home Tour on Saturday, Oct.15.

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THE A+D MUSEUM: Move to DTLA's Art District

08/09/16 Grace Lennon

​The A+D Architecture and Design Museum, the only museum in Los Angeles where continuous exhibits of architecture and design are on view, has moved from Museum Row to a new home in Downtown L.A.

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Summertime Architecture Tour of Santa Barbara

07/29/16 Sara McLean

​Santa Barbara is a jewel of historic architecture and there is so much to see.

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The Last Wexler: Evolution of a Final Masterpiece

05/02/16 Sara McLean

Completed in time for Palm Springs Modernism Week 2016, the last true Palm Springs Wexler glass-and-steel home greeted the masses with one of the best architectural highlights of the week.

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Pasadena Showcase Celebrates 52 Years of Excellence in Design

04/12/16 Sara McLean

Pasadena Showcase House of Design celebrates 52 years this year by providing another look at design excellence and historical renovation.

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

03/17/16 Sara McLean

Though considered an Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated worldwide with a variety of parades, festivities and parties. And, none of these celebrations is complete without wearing green.

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Modernism Week - The Architecture, Design and Lifestyle of Palm Springs

02/29/16 Sara McLean

​Palm Springs, long ago a playground for the rich and famous, has once again become the hippest place to be during Modernism Week, a tribute to the golden era of Hollywood along with the coolest architecture, design and lifestyle in an events-packed week of events and parties.

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2016 Chinese New Year - Celebrating the Year of the Monkey

02/15/16 Grace Lennon

​The 2016 Lunar New Year, China’s biggest and most ceremonious holiday, occurred on February 8th and marked the beginning of the Year of the Monkey, the ninth animal sign in the zodiac.

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Happy President's Day: Color Palettes Inspired by Presidential Homes

02/15/16 Sara McLean

As we celebrate our nation’s founding fathers and current Presidential figures, let’s take a look back at where some of the past Presidents lived and how color inspired them.