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3 Autumn Palettes To Try Inspired By These Favorite Fall Getaways

10/20/21 specs+spaces staff

Cooler temperatures and even some rain (finally!) throughout the Southwest has us grabbing for tartan blankets and pumpkin spice….well, everything. That’s why we’re taking a look at 3 autumnal color palettes inspired by these favorite fall getaways.

October Color of the Month: Deep Mystery (DE5923)

10/08/21 specs+spaces staff

The season of spooky, scary, and dare we say...mysterious happenings is officially upon us. This October’s Color of the Month is the therefore the aptly named Deep Mystery (DE5923).

How to Design Using Brown Paint Colors

10/04/21 Sara McLean

The color of comfort—earthy, warmth and nature—brown is a stabilizing hue that grounds a design palette. Considered an unexciting hue by some, brown has come into its own the past few years and is now a trending force in both fashion and interiors. In the right context, brown adds elegance and warmth to palettes, highlighting nature’s influence.

Warm Paint Colors: 5 Inspiring Highlights of This Trend

10/04/21 Sara McLean

Here are five illuminating highlights on the recent evolution of the warming of color.

6 Ways Palm Springs Is A Magnet For Designers and Creatives

09/30/21 specs+spaces staff

Let’s dive in and take a look at the many ways in which today’s creatives continue to find themselves charmed and inspired by Palm Springs.

September Color of the Month: Early Harvest (DE5542)

09/08/21 specs+spaces staff

This month we celebrate Early Harvest (DE5542) as our September color of the month.The slow fade into shortening days is a constant we can bank on and Early Harvest (DE5542), a midtone olive green, reflects the aging of the vines, the last of the ready vegetables that are ripe for the picking before the frost ushers in another winter.

Color Blocking: 9 Clever Ideas to Incorporate Into Your Interior Design Plans

08/31/21 Sara McLean

Color blocking can transform your interior space into a stunning work of art. This painting technique has evolved over time and is now ruling Instagram feeds.

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.

Rewind Design: Tips and Color Schemes For ‘70s and ‘80s Inspired Design

08/24/21 specs+spaces staff

From Better Homes and Gardens to The Spruce, design industry insiders have highlighted 1970s and 1980s aesthetics as design trends for a while now.