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September Color of the Month: Spice of Life (DET439)

09/05/19 specs+spaces staff

Knowing the long, hot days of summer are drawing to a close can make us feel reflective and focused on things to come. That’s why September’s Color of the Month is Spice of Life (DET439), a color that with its rich depth embodies the urge to reflect, connect and appreciate life.

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Neu Traditions: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

09/03/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards recently unveiled its 2020 trends color + design report, Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow. In a combination of opposites, Neu Traditions is inspired by a return to traditional design with softened edges, highlighting a modern artisanal quality fused with classic elements.

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August Color of the Month: DE5430 Beach House

08/07/19 specs+spaces staff

Inspired by the dog days of summer and its crisp golden rays of sun, we’ve declared Beach House (DE5430) as one of the best paint colors for summer, and the color of the month for August.

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Playtime: A Journey through Dunn-Edwards 2020 Color + Design Trends

08/05/19 Sara McLean

Self-seeking of enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. Acting on a desire for fun and adventure. Real, authentic moments that recharge and renew our spirits. Passionately pursuing what makes you happy without expectations or assumptions. Live for today, for tomorrow is not promised.

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Artist Caroline Geys Talks Color, Design and Finding Inspiration from the Past

08/05/19 Richard Rodriguez

The path to becoming a working artist for Caroline Geys was anything but a straight line.

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July Color of the Month: DE5837 Pool Party

07/17/19 specs+spaces staff

Have you seen July’s color of the month yet? If not, let us introduce you to Pool Party (DE5837). Summer’s in full swing and with the heat of season we’re ready to dive head first into some fabulous pool parties.

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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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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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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.