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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.

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How the Color Yellow Can Create an Optimistic Space

08/06/15 specs+spaces staff

Yellow is universally recognized as the color of happiness, optimism, creativity, enlightenment, and sunshine.

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The Science and Importance of the Color Green in Your Home

06/26/15 specs+spaces staff

Green is one of the most popular colors in the world and can be used throughout interior design projects to bring a client's vision to life. As an interior design professional it is important that you understand the specific meaning of the color green and how different shades can be used.

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20 Ways Color Psychology Can Create a Beautiful Home

06/26/15 specs+spaces staff

Every time you begin a new interior design project you must choose the best colors that complement the overall look of the space and reflect your client's personal style.

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Top 10 Ways to Utilize Color and Feng Shui in Your Client’s Homes

06/05/15 specs+spaces staff

Interior design is about more than selecting furniture, accessories, paint, linens, and floor coverings. It's all about creating a space that speaks to a client's personal style and individual needs.

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Can You Smell Colors?

08/11/14 specs+spaces staff

Have you ever heard of synesthesia? This is a rare condition in which an individual closely associates two unrelated senses. For example, scientists exploring synethesia have...

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Understanding Color Deficiencies

08/11/14 specs+spaces staff

Color is an important part of our daily life and can bring a home's design to life. However, individuals with color deficiencies may struggle to distinguish and differentiate...

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We Could All Be Seeing Different Colors

07/23/14 specs+spaces staff

When humans look around at the world, they tend to believe that everyone sees the same colors. Recent studies involving color science reveals this isn't entirely true. One...