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Dunn-Edwards Unveils Its 2022 Color of the Year: Art and Craft (DET682)

10/05/21 Sara McLean

A timeless, versatile hue, Art and Craft (DET682) beckons us to revisit the classics. It evokes an earthy, sophisticated quality—the perfect backdrop for showcasing handmade objects and works of art.

Off The Wall Graffiti: How One Non-Profit is Turning Graffiti into Promise

09/21/21 Carolyn Neuhausen

In the spring of 2021 McLaughlin and a skeleton crew were invited back to Metropolitan’s campus to start work on painting the mural using Dunn-Edwards paints.

Vibrancy Lab Studio: A Candy-Colored, Picture-Perfect Photo Studio

08/31/21 Sara McLean

Nagel’s recent project for clients Chris Hernandez of CNH Photography and Geo Leon — co-owners of the photo studio Vibrancy Lab — was to design a downtown Los Angeles photo studio, and she treated them to magnificent eye candy.

Dunn-Edwards Portraits: Former Architecture Student Carves Her Own Artistic Path

08/31/21 Carolyn Neuhausen

The founder of the multidisciplinary Betty Larkin design studio says if only she knew then what she knows now, she’d have approached things differently.

Check Out These 4 Design Projects Inspired By Spring’s Colorful Flora

03/29/21 specs+spaces staff

Much of Solibre’s palette of yellows, oranges and dusty roses also shares a common bond with desert flora, especially the yellow and orange hued blooms that come alive after the west’s rainy season. This got us thinking about all the ways desert flora have inspired other design projects.

Hanabi: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

02/03/21 Sara McLean

Hanabi explores the codes of inclusive, optimistic and laid-back design re-creating links between the generations. Borrowing energy and inventiveness from our childhood, then turning this vivacity and creativity into a collaborative and festive playground. Finding better solutions for the challenges that lie ahead.

Then, Now & Forever Collection Highlight®: Stanford Green Library

01/25/21 specs+spaces staff

The historically-accurate colors of the collection were inspired by the architecture of the American West and carefully matched to actual samples from historic buildings and sites like Stanford University’s Green Library.

Moonwake: Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color + Design Trends

01/12/21 Sara McLean

As you face a new design project, how do you face your fears and unmask that creative spark? Moonwake speaks to the mysteries of the creative process, letting go of fear and nourishing new ideas.

Oakland Natives Paint Beauty, Hope In Void Left by Coronavirus

12/01/20 specs+spaces staff

In a recent collaboration, Paint the Void partnered with Bay Together, a Gensler Architecture volunteer group, as as as affordable housing developer Resources for Community Development (RCD), whose future affordable housing site in Oakland was in need of beautification.

Upcycled Paint Project Blossoms at L.A. Mini Farm

10/31/20 specs+spaces staff

A mini farm full of life blooms with even more color thanks to a new mural collaboration with street artist ELLE.