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July Color of the Month: DE5837 Pool Party

07/17/19 specs+spaces staff

Have you seen July’s color of the month yet? If not, let us introduce you to Pool Party (DE5837). Summer’s in full swing and with the heat of season we’re ready to dive head first into some fabulous pool parties.

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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.

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The Distinctive Stylings of Yvette Craddock Designs

11/27/18 Sara McLean

Craddock of Yvette Craddock Designs (YCD) was provided a unique opportunity to showcase the firm’s skills of planning for both present and future needs of a luxury residence.

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Kitchen Goes from Drab to Whimsical with a Fresh Coat of Paint

11/20/18 specs+spaces staff

Cortney is part of blogging duo called A Whimsy Wonderland, where she and best friend Jenna Stocks share their colorful daily adventures in and around Los Angeles. A Whimsy Wonderland posts showcase the pair’s love of color, something Cortney’s kitchen was lacking.

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April Color of the Month: Spring Buttercup

04/11/18 specs+spaces staff

April’s versatility and joyful nature is why we chose Spring Buttercup (DE5310) as this month’s color.

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Matching Your Mood: A Guide to Picking the Perfect Paint Color for Your Space

02/28/18 specs+spaces staff

Color is perhaps the most important part of a design. It sets the tone for the entire project. It’s no wonder then that picking out your paint colors can take a fair amount of research. After all, the right color helps to convey the desired mood, or atmosphere, of a space.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Four Color Palettes to Inspire

02/14/18 Sara McLean

​Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, here are four color palettes to inspire and make your day a colorful one.

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Can A New Interactive Experience Make Los Angeles Happy?

11/27/17 specs+spaces staff

Los Angeles just got a whole lot brighter! Last week marked the opening of the multi-sensory pop-up experience HAPPY PLACE in LA’s Arts District.

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Quiz: What Your Paint Color Says About Your Space (Or: What Hue Are You?)

05/22/17 specs+spaces staff

​Have you ever wondered how the correlation between color and mood affects interior design? There is, in fact, a link between color, our behavior, and our psychology.

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Hygge: Inspiration in Coziness

02/02/17 Sara McLean

​With the rise of hygge (pronounced HOO-guh), a Danish lifestyle trend that encompasses coziness in all its forms, the focus on Nordic life and culture continues to inspire.