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Color of the Year Focus: Children's Learning Center

12/03/19 Grace Lennon

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh (DE5687), captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. Applying this color in design seeks to create measured rhythm out of chaos, with health and wellness at a central place in design planning.

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2020 Color and Design Trends Inspire 3 Colorful Collaborations

12/03/19 Richard Rodriguez

What is the influence of color? This was the topic of conversation at the Dunn-Edwards 2020 Trends Event held at ORLY® Color Labs in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov.14. The event was a preview and celebration for the brand’s 2020 Trends Collection that features three unique product collaborations spanning the worlds of beauty, fashion and home.

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Restaurant & Workplace in Focus: Lodgic Everyday Community

08/14/19 Grace Lennon

​Lodgic Everyday Community opened its doors last year, and is a one-of-a-kind venture located in Champaign, Illinois. The organization introduces a new option for working families that juggle it all, seamlessly blending three services; shared workspace, healthy affordable meals, and child care.

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2020 Residential Design Trends

08/05/19 Grace Lennon

Architecture makes a strong statement about our lives and the world around us — in particular, residential design. From minimalism and innovative use of materials, to symbolism and the advancements in pre-fabrication, here is what is what will shape the homes of the future.

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Hotel in Focus: Moxy Chelsea NYC

07/24/19 Grace Lennon

Following the opening of Moxy Times Square, Rockwell Group has teamed up with Yabu Pushelberg to design the interior of Moxy Chelsea in New York. Tucked into the bustle of Manhattan’s historic Flower District, the hotel adds a touch of flamboyance and glamour to the micro hotel trend. A botanically-inspired space, the hotel combines layers of rich color, material, pattern and form to create a vibrant and welcoming design.

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Retail in Focus: Showfields

07/17/19 Grace Lennon

Promising to curate a fresh retail experience for customers and a different retail model for brands, Showfields has opened in a historic 1913 building on the corner of Bond and Lafayette Streets in NoHo, and is setting out with a lofty ambition – to be ‘“The Most Interesting Store In The World."

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Joshua Tree House Brings Its Slow Living Lifestyle to the Sonoran Desert

07/08/19 Richard Rodriguez

“We do this work because we believe that our lives run in cycles — taking the time to reflect and reset is integral to finding the energy and inspiration to create again,” said Sara Combs, who — along with her husband Rich — has created the Joshua Tree House, a desert living lifestyle brand.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Boca Chica

06/05/19 Grace Lennon

Hotel Boca Chica captures a cool 1950’s vibe (the original property was featured in Elvis’s Fun in Acapulco) and makes it stylish and new.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Phum Baitang

05/22/19 Grace Lennon

Khmer for “green village," Phum Baitang is an elegant hideaway wrapped in eight acres of lush gardens and paddy fields near Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Sound View Greenport

05/15/19 Grace Lennon

Sitting on a stretch of private beach on the Long Island Sound, the newly-renovated Sound View Greenport hotel is a throwback to its nautical heritage while including plenty of contemporary appeal.