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Then, Now & Forever Collection® Highlight: The Mission Inn

07/10/19 specs+spaces staff

Three of Dunn-Edwards historically accurate Then, Now, & Forever® paint colors were derived from colors original to the Mission Inn and represent the colors authentic to Mission Revival style architecture.

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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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Preserving History and Color with Beloved LA Icon Bob Baker Marionette Theater

07/03/19 specs+spaces staff

A new multi-part blog series explores color highlights and design stories behind the re-emergence of LA’s beloved Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

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1970s Dream: “Sackley Shagadelic” by Thomboy Properties

06/03/19 Sara McLean

Making its debut during Modernism Week, this 1979 Stan Sackley-designed home has been completely renovated and redesigned by Thomboy Properties. And, as longtime supporters and partners of Thomboy Properties, Dunn-Edwards donated the paint to the project, highlighting a 1970s color palette to complement the home’s design and architecture.

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The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

05/28/19 Grace Lennon

The famous “Painted Ladies of San Francisco", otherwise known as “Postcard Row" or the “Seven Sisters", are a row of colorful Victorian houses located at 710–720 Steiner Street,...

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Las Vegas Stripped: Celebrating 5 Years of Las Vegas Home + History

05/10/19 specs+spaces staff

​Dunn-Edwards was proud to be a part of this year’s Las Vegas Home + History. This year marked the 5th year of the event put on by the Nevada Preservation Foundation, whose goal is to “is to preserve and revitalize historic buildings, communities and places in Las Vegas and around the great state of Nevada.”

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2019 Pasadena Showcase Marks 55 Years of Design Excellence

05/01/19 specs+spaces staff

This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Pasadena Showcase House of Design. The Pasadena Showcase House of Design, one of the oldest and most successful home and garden tours in the nation, is open now through May 21, 2019.

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Modernism Week Showhouse: the Christopher Kennedy Compound 2019

03/29/19 Sara McLean

The Modernism Week Show House: The Christopher Kennedy Compound returns for its fifth year. Dunn-Edwards Paints was the exclusive paint sponsor to the home, which featured a colorful palette of hues throughout the design.

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Green Gables by H3K Design

03/29/19 Sara McLean

Palm Springs, the hub of Mid-century modern design and architecture, is inundated each spring by design professionals and enthusiasts, all in love with the allure of this desert town, during Modernism Week. This spring, Green Gables by H3K design, was one of the highlights.

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Authentically Restored “Forgotten Frey: The Cree House” Debuts at Modernism Week

02/28/19 Sara McLean

One of the two most intact residences by architect Albert Frey welcomed Modernism Week attendees this February. Built in 1955, the home has been a strictly private residence — never seen by or open to the public until now.