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Classic American Getaways Inspired These Summer Color Palettes

07/19/21 specs+spaces staff

The dog days of summer are here and with our newfound ability to dine inside restaurants, visit attractions and travel, we’re reveling in the popular places Americans go to for vacation.

Homeowner Turned General Contractor ‘Curates’ Steel and Glass Modern Marvel

07/06/21 specs+spaces staff

For Hayes, it was a journey of discovering the craftsperson within herself, as well as the community of dedicated craftspeople, artists and designers around her who would help her construct the house.

The Lure of the Summer Cottage Style

07/06/21 Sara McLean

Summer beckons us to enjoy and focus on the casual, yet highly personal, cottage design style known for its layered patterns and lots of color inside and out.

Making It Crafter and Interior Designer Builds a Space of Her Own

06/10/21 specs+spaces staff

The crafty co-owner of j+j Design Group recently completed building out a rainbow-inspired personal studio in her house dedicated to her Etsy shop, Ohsojodesigns.

Change is Inevitable: Revealing Dunn-Edwards 2022 Color + Design Trends

06/08/21 Sara McLean

Each year, Dunn-Edwards explores five emerging palettes and design styles that reflect the outcome of our changing reality. Pulling inspiration from fashion, technology, art, and popular movements, we identify the key themes that are driving aesthetics forward. This is our time capsule for 2022.

Japandi Style Defined

06/07/21 Sara McLean

The juxtaposition of Japanese Zen-minimalism and Scandinavian functionality, Japandi creates a perfect fusion of form and function.

An Eye on the Future: Dunn-Edwards Launches Student Design Competition

06/07/21 specs+spaces staff

Attention student designers! Dunn-Edwards Paints is proud to announce its inaugural design competition — the 2021 Emerging Professionals Design Competition — which challenges students to create a compelling design for a residential or commercial client.

Color of the Month: Yellow Summer (DEA118)

06/02/21 specs+spaces staff

Yellow Summer (DEA118) is June’s Color of the Month! We’re embracing this aptly named, saturated tangerine-yellow to honor June which holds the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Yellow Summer is a celebration of the season’s light and warmth.

Top Paint Trends for Outdoor Spaces This Summer

05/25/21 specs+spaces staff

Using paint outside is not only a great way to amplify design, it’s also a great way to be eco-efficient, satisfying a human need in a way that minimizes adverse energy loss.