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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Hotel Liberty

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

After an extensive three-year renovation project a 19th-century former prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Originally conceived by the German architect Heinrich Hübsch in 1840 and completed in 1845, the structure served as a jail for the city until 2009.

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Extreme Odyssey Focus: Vue Hotel

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

This hotel comprises a series of artistically transformed quasi-historic buildings from the 1950’s.

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Deplar Farm Resort

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

Deplar Farm Resort, developed by Eleven Experience, is a former sheep farm tucked into the mountainous landscape of Iceland’s Troll Peninsula. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, this off-grid lodge really couldn’t be more remote – and it celebrates the true unspoiled beauty of the area.

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Ion City Hotel

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

The Ion City Hotel combines modern design with Nordic charm for an accommodation that design lovers and jet-setters would both appreciate. Designed by architecture studio MINARC, the property features 18 rooms and suites, with interiors that make subtle references to Icelandic design.

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Designing Inviting Public Spaces: Hospitality Trends at BD West 2018

04/25/18 specs+spaces staff

Dunn-Edwards Paints was proud to be among the approximately 300 hospitality design experts showcasing at the 2018 Boutique Design West (BD West) at the Los Angeles Convention center.

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Dunn-Edwards Paints Partners with Art Share L.A.

03/30/18 Richard Rodriguez

In partnership with Dunn-Edwards, the new face of Art Share L.A. has been unveiled to Angelenos. The exterior mural, created by Danish urban artist Mikael B. makes the walls of Art Share L.A. once again an emblematic part of the Los Angeles architectural landscape.

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Hotel in Focus: Resotel — Racing Dreams

02/21/18 Grace Lennon

Time to schedule your next trip to Spain! Located in Villares de la Reina, next to the A-62 motorway (which connects France to Portugal), stands the Resotel – Racing Dreams; a technicolor, motor sports-themed, 11-room boutique hotel over a gas station.

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California Wildflowers Inspire The Saguaro Facelift

02/02/18 Sara McLean

During the past few months, a colorful renewal has taken place in Palm Springs. In partnership with Dunn-Edwards, The Saguaro Hotel set out to repaint its exterior color palette, highlighting the fourteen hues inspired by local desert wildflowers and plants envisioned by the architects.

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Window Wonderland: Holiday Window Displays 2017

12/11/17 Grace Lennon

Year after year, Los Angeles residents flock to shopping areas such as the Grove and Rodeo to not only purchase the latest items, but view the Instagram-worthy spectacles that light up the store windows.

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6th and Detroit: California 70s Cool

11/03/17 Sara McLean

​6th and Detroit, a stylish home-décor boutique located in the Arts District of Long Beach, Calif., is owned by Michelle Qazi, whose home we highlighted in October. This month, we’re taking you on a tour of her boutique and talk to her about the transformative power of color for her business.