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Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s Grand Opening

11/20/19 specs+spaces staff

While Bob Baker Marionettes soft-launched at its new digs this summer, its formal grand opening, complete with official ribbon cutting and plaque dedication to Dunn-Edwards, will be held on November 29.

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Falling in Love with Craftsman Homes

11/13/19 specs+spaces staff

Craftsman homes are architectural icons of the American west. Even more so, there’s something about their earthen, moody color palettes, cozy fireplaces and low slung porches, perfect for hosting throngs of trick-or-treaters, that ties Craftsman homes to fall in particular.

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November Color of the Month: Harvest Time (DE5208)

11/06/19 specs+spaces staff

It’s no wonder November’s Color of the Month is Harvest Time (DE5208), a creamy orange shade somewhere between pumpkin and butternut squash that lends an instant sense of welcome and comfort to design.

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Falling for Modernism: A Preview in the Desert

11/04/19 Richard Rodriguez

The annual autumn sneak peek into Modernism Week, aptly titled “Fall Preview,” took place Oct. 18-20, highlighting its signature mix of design and architectural talks and tours against the backdrop of balmy Palm Springs.

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Let There Be White In This Designer’s Mid-century Rehab

11/04/19 specs+spaces staff

Designer Carly Waters of Carly Waters Style wanted to create a sanctuary for her family with her latest home remodel.

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Dunn-Edwards Launches 10 New, Higher-Hiding Whites

11/04/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards recently expanded its collection of whites in the Perfect Palette® color system with a new collection of 10 higher-hiding whites, offering design professionals and consumers even more choices.

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We’ve Matched Fall’s Showy Colors to Give You All the Autumnal Feels

10/23/19 specs+spaces staff

​The East Coast might be king of autumn foliage, but western states offer their own beautiful fall display in a variety of nuances as wide ranging as the vastness of our western landscape.

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October Color of the Month: Purple Potion (DE5958)

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

There’s a chill in the air that invites layering up, or just choosing to wear more saturated hues, like October’s color of the month Purple Potion (DE5958).

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Then, Now & Forever® Collection Highlight: New Mission Theater

10/09/19 specs+spaces staff

To curate our Art Deco-era colors, one architectural icon of the American West we looked to was San Francisco’s New Mission Theater.

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Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year Minty Fresh (DE5687)

10/01/19 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards® 2020 Color of the Year, Minty Fresh, captures the enthusiasm and optimism of a new decade. As we stand at the portal of a new era, infinite potential lies ahead. It’s invigorating, exciting — Minty Fresh!