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The Silk Road: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

07/08/19 Sara McLean

East meets West. A journey in time when people valued spices more than gold. Exotic ornamentation and riches. A melding of more than one culture. It's about a journey. It's about the past meeting the future. Take charge of your future, be bold, live for today! Create your own destiny and embrace life with passion.

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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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June Color of the Month: Lake Reflection DET556

06/10/19 specs+spaces staff

June’s Color of the Month, Lake Reflection (DET556), is a perfect representation of the things we love most about summer, cool bodies of water and clear blue skies that make the days feel endless.

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Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow. A Reveal of the Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

06/03/19 Sara McLean

​Introducing “Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow,” our 2020 color + design trends. This next year takes us on a journey filled with hopeful adventures, highlighting inspiring ideas for color and design.

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An Exploration of Color’s Impact on Travel

05/22/19 specs+spaces staff

With summer travel season just on the horizon, we can’t help but think about the relationship between color and travel.

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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.

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The Cutest Cookie Dough Factory! Welcome to Scoopwell’s Dough Bar

05/08/19 Sara McLean

Set among restaurants and business at Uptown Plaza in Phoenix, Ariz., is a new cookie dough shop named Scoopwell’s Dough Bar. Scoopwell’s Dough Bar is a gourmet cookie dough company serving dough and mix’ins that you can eat unbaked or enjoy after baking at home.

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Three Must-Have Unexpected Spring Color Palettes

04/17/19 specs+spaces staff

We’ve been inspired by the unique colors that have come with winter’s substantial rains and want to share with you some fresh and unexpected paint color palettes that reflect what we’re seeing in nature.

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April Color of the Month: Spring Lilac

04/03/19 specs+spaces staff

​Spring has finally taken hold, and with it comes a freshness in the air. Flowers blooming after a rainy winter signify new beginnings and possibilities for growth. That’s why we’ve selected Spring Lilac (DE5001), a color named after a flower that typically blooms during late spring, as April’s Color of the Month.