Skip to Main Content
Select shopping experience to find products and pricing

Color + Architecture

Then, Now and Forever® Collection Highlight: Meek Mansion

05/17/22 Marni Mervis

The Meek Mansion is listed in both the California Register and the National Register of Historic Places. When conservators at ARG evaluated the Meek Mansion, they found an interior color palette comprised mainly of pale blues and yellows, misty greens, and taupe-grays.

Visions of Springtime Tranquility: 20 Calming Shades of Pink and Ideas for the Perfect Pink Pairings

05/15/22 Sara McLean

As it seems the color pink continues its reign in popularity and is here to stay, here are some of our favorite calming shades of pink, along with tips on colors to pair with for strong, cohesive color palettes.

Popular Color Palettes Through The Decades: 1970s—2010s

05/11/22 Marni Mervis

Have you ever wondered exactly what color palettes defined each decade? We love looking back at the history of design and exploring exactly what cultural trends and phenomena led to the dominance of certain colors.

Poolside Gossip Color Collection: Dunn-Edwards & Grace Home Furnishings Collaboration

05/03/22 Sara McLean

In celebration of a classic moment by the pool, Dunn-Edwards is proud to have collaborated with Grace Home Furnishings on the exclusive Poolside Gossip Color Collection. Inspired by Palm Springs’ iconic 1960s and 1970s home styles, this exclusive palette pairs juicy hues with rugged landscape elementals for a study in swoon-worthy glam.

Regencycore: The Latest Design Trend Explained

05/03/22 Marni Mervis

Regencycore, is the latest design trend taking over social media and shelter publications, alike. Emerging first in 2021 after the premier of Netflix’s wildly popular series Bridgerton, set around 1813, the show’s recent return for a second season has helped catapult the aesthetic further into the mainstream.

Desert Oasis Luxury Show House: Polynesian Culture Meets Mid-Century Design

05/03/22 Sara McLean

Situated within Eldorado Estates in the luxuriously appointed Indian Wells resort community, the 2022 Desert Oasis Show House, originally designed by Architect John Walling in 1978, presented a classic mid-century design reimagined into a stunning, tropical Polynesian paradise.

May Color of the Month: Lush Lilac (DE5970)

05/03/22 Marni Mervis

Our newest Color of the Month for May is Lush Lilac (DE5970), a mid-tone purple with slight red undertones.

Then, Now and Forever® Collection Highlight: Locke Boarding House

04/20/22 Marni Mervis

To help curate our Victorian-era colors, one of the architectural resources of the American West we looked to was California’s Locke Boarding House.

Dunn-Edwards Portraits: Paris, a Pandemic and the Process of Design

04/12/22 Marni Mervis

Edwards aims to cultivate a design practice both in Los Angeles and Paris as she looks to the future. Noting an important takeaway from her family’s legacy is that it’s possible to create something that you’re passionate about at a large scale that still makes its employees feel like members of a family.

The Color Pink: Essential Color Theory, Symbolism and Design Application

04/12/22 Sara McLean

Viewed as a feminine-centric color in many cultures, pink has historical references to romance and tenderness, children and women—though only considered the symbolic color for girls since the 1940s. So what else can we learn about this color that has captured so much global attention?