Color + Art
In a recent showcase at her Los Angeles studio, Barnard displayed a series of sculptural paintings with just such a palette, paintings for which she utilized Dunn-Edwards paints.
The dynamic, fast-growing art scene in Los Angeles just got another major addition to its already vibrant institutional lineup — the much anticipated Marciano Art Foundation. The brainchild of Guess Inc. co-founders Paul and Maurice Marciano, the new space officially opened to the public on May 25 and is housed in a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Blvd.
Winter’s chill is in the air, the sweaters and coats are out and it’s time for another year of holiday color and trends! Here are a few 2018 holiday color+design trends to inspire you this season.
“Sojourn,” our fifth trend story, focuses on naturalistic, earthy expressions that remind us that we are all makers at heart. Authentically redesigned, this trend is infused with sunny conviviality, well-crafted design, heritage ornamentation and modernity.
Dunn-Edwards 2019 Color of the Year, Spice of Life, is inspired by a celebration of what makes life interesting and exciting. It’s warm, inviting, adventurous and life-affirming.
Last weekend Angel City Brewery celebrated its 6th annual Avocado Fest which was held in partnership with Art Share LA. Dunn-Edwards Paints was a proud sponsor of Art Share LA’s live mural painting at Avocado Fest. Art Share LA artist Black Light King, a Los Angeles based street artist was on hand painting exclusively with Dunn-Edwards paints for the art activation.
Last week Los Angeles brewery Angel City Brewery hosted ‘Merica Fest, its annual Independence Day celebration. Dunn-Edwards was proud to help bring the live art portion of the festivities to life, collaborating with ArtShare LA and Angel City Brewery for the experience.
The New York City Smithsonian’s design museum is currently showing "Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color," a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of color perception.
Dunn-Edwards recently participated as a proud sponsor of the 8th annual LA Design Festival centering around downtown's hip ROW DTLA. With over 50 events across Los Angeles, Dunn-Edwards helped kicked off the festivities by giving attendees a sneak peek at the color and design trends professionals can expect to see in 2019.
Dorothy Willetts, ASID, NCIDQ, is a California-based designer and owner of Willetts Design & Associates. For a recent project Willets created the bedroom look to demonstrate how artwork can fit into everyday living.