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Designing A Destination: Trends From BD West 2019

03/20/19 specs+spaces staff

The Boutique Design Conference (BD West) brings together hospitality designers, operators, owners, manufacturers and purchasers to showcase and discuss the latest trends in hospitality design. Dunn-Edwards Paints was proud to be among the hospitality design experts showcasing at the 2019 exposition.

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Country Caper Hotel Focus: Hyatt Regency

03/07/19 Grace Lennon

For the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the heart of Amsterdam’s lush Plantage neighborhood, Rive Roshan envisioned a fantastical future for botanicals. Through their work, visitors to the hotel are whisked away to a dreamy and dynamic botanical world.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Troutbeck

01/29/19 Grace Lennon

The Troutbeck hotel is a unique Hudson Valley hideaway that’s at once historic, low-key, and luxurious. Mark Twain, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Langston Hughes, Sinclair Lewis, Teddy Roosevelt, the naturalist John Burroughs and many others all flocked to this timeless natural setting for inspiration, relaxation, and provocative conversation at the early part of the century.

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Poetic Passage Hotel Focus: The Dewberry

01/24/19 Grace Lennon

The Dewberry is an iconic 5-star hotel, housed in a former Federal Office Building in downtown Charleston, SC. The design of The Dewberry explores the concept of Southern Modernism - a combination of the tried and true materials of the South, within the sensibility of the mid-century modern building that is The Dewberry.

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Poetic Passage Restaurant Focus: Radioeat

01/02/19 Grace Lennon

Like an eagle’s nest with an enveloping wooden structure, Radioeat is the perfect addition to the futuristic Parisian concert hall and recording studio — Maison de la Radio.

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Country Caper Hotel Focus: The Hoxton

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

Globally renowned for a world class arts scene and vibrant nightlife, Amsterdam is a city where history meets urban modernity. Nothing speaks of this more than the series of five independent canal houses at Herengracht 255, which now play host to The Hoxton.

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Country Caper Restaurant Focus: Maison Lautrec

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

Set among the hustle and bustle of Pigalle, Paris, four friends have created a place for a clientele just like themselves - laid-back, warm where they can eat and drink well. Specializing in expert mixology and seasonal produce, Maison Lautrec is the hot new bistro on every Parisian’s lips this season.

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Fall Color Crush: 3 Unexpected Palettes to Feast On

11/14/18 specs+spaces staff

2019 Color of the Year announced. Check. Halloween. Check. Daylight savings time. Check. It’s official, fall is in full swing. And with that in mind, we’re taking a look at some autumn-inspired color palettes to help guide you this season. We’ve put together three modern palettes to inspire you this fall.

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November Color of the Month: Smashed Grape

11/07/18 specs+spaces staff

November’s color of the month is Smashed Grape (DE5963). A color perfectly fitting as we roll towards year’s end; a time when it seems there’s a celebration, and a wine glass to be filled, around every corner.

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Poetic Passage Retail Focus: Aesop Duke of York Square

10/24/18 Grace Lennon

Situated in Chelsea, London, the Aesop Duke of York Square’s design channels Oscar Niemeyer with an influence of futuristic elements. The result is an interior characterized by classic archetypes, rose color palette, and stainless-steel elements.