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February Color of the Month: Rose Fusion

02/10/20 specs+spaces staff

No hues are better than bright, poppy colors encourage us to live in the present and enjoy every moment making Rose Fusion a perfect fit for this month devoted to love and beyond.

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Four Design Trends to Borrow for 2020

01/27/20 specs+spaces staff

What better time to freshen a home’s look than at the beginning of a new year and a new decade to boot? We published our 2020 color and design trend report last year, and now it’s time to see if those colors and trends suit you.

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Artik Transforms Gardner Health Network into a Colorful San Jose Landmark

01/07/20 Sara McLean

Gardner Health Services wanted to transform its downtown San Jose headquarters into a neighborhood landmark, a community beacon and a source of pride. To solve this problem, Gardner hired Artik to re-envision the building’s exterior to more closely reflect the company’s cultural diversity, as well as the neighboring communities.

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Winter Color Crush: 3 Unexpected Palettes To Cozy Up To

12/06/19 specs+spaces staff

The season invites us to slow down and reflect, begging us to nest at home, cozy up to a fire, journal and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. This reflective time offers the opportunity to assess design priorities in your home.

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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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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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July Color of the Month: DE5837 Pool Party

07/17/19 specs+spaces staff

Have you seen July’s color of the month yet? If not, let us introduce you to Pool Party (DE5837). Summer’s in full swing and with the heat of season we’re ready to dive head first into some fabulous pool parties.

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An Exploration of Color’s Impact on Travel

05/22/19 specs+spaces staff

With summer travel season just on the horizon, we can’t help but think about the relationship between color and travel.

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The Distinctive Stylings of Yvette Craddock Designs

11/27/18 Sara McLean

Craddock of Yvette Craddock Designs (YCD) was provided a unique opportunity to showcase the firm’s skills of planning for both present and future needs of a luxury residence.

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Kitchen Goes from Drab to Whimsical with a Fresh Coat of Paint

11/20/18 specs+spaces staff

Cortney is part of blogging duo called A Whimsy Wonderland, where she and best friend Jenna Stocks share their colorful daily adventures in and around Los Angeles. A Whimsy Wonderland posts showcase the pair’s love of color, something Cortney’s kitchen was lacking.