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Falling in Love with Craftsman Homes

11/13/19 specs+spaces staff

Craftsman homes are architectural icons of the American west. Even more so, there’s something about their earthen, moody color palettes, cozy fireplaces and low slung porches, perfect for hosting throngs of trick-or-treaters, that ties Craftsman homes to fall in particular.

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November Color of the Month: Harvest Time (DE5208)

11/06/19 specs+spaces staff

It’s no wonder November’s Color of the Month is Harvest Time (DE5208), a creamy orange shade somewhere between pumpkin and butternut squash that lends an instant sense of welcome and comfort to design.

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Falling for Modernism: A Preview in the Desert

11/04/19 Richard Rodriguez

The annual autumn sneak peek into Modernism Week, aptly titled “Fall Preview,” took place Oct. 18-20, highlighting its signature mix of design and architectural talks and tours against the backdrop of balmy Palm Springs.

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Let There Be White In This Designer’s Mid-century Rehab

11/04/19 specs+spaces staff

Designer Carly Waters of Carly Waters Style wanted to create a sanctuary for her family with her latest home remodel.

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October Color of the Month: Purple Potion (DE5958)

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

There’s a chill in the air that invites layering up, or just choosing to wear more saturated hues, like October’s color of the month Purple Potion (DE5958).

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Then, Now & Forever® Collection Highlight: New Mission Theater

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

To curate our Art Deco-era colors, one architectural icon of the American West we looked to was San Francisco’s New Mission Theater.

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Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year Minty Fresh (DE5687)

10/01/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh, captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. As we stand at the portal of a new era, infinite potential lies ahead. It’s invigorating, exciting — Minty Fresh!

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Create & Cultivate Mixes Feminine Ethos with Industrial Accents in New Downtown LA Headquarters

10/01/19 specs+spaces staff

​Jaclyn Johnson, CEO of Create & Cultivate, the career conference and digital media platform juggernaut, has returned to her Downtown L.A. roots, this time with a stylish and refined work space.

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Fresh and Free: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

10/01/19 Sara McLean

Innovation, tranquility and a desire for transparency lead us to a clean, light palette of bright pastels and soothing neutrals. We are on a quest for balance between stillness and progress. This is Fresh and Free, one of five Dunn-Edwards 2020 color + design trend stories.

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We’ve Got School Spirit: Matching Dunn-Edwards Colors To Your Favorite Universities

09/18/19 specs+spaces staff

With a kaleidoscope of color possibilities, we’ve matched Dunn-Edwards paint colors to some of the most prominent western school athletic teams, so you can access school spirit all year long.