Monthly Archives: April 2013

We are ready for Las Vegas and HD Expo 2013

Just three weeks away and we are ready to go.  Ready to set up our booth, ready to share new products as well as some of our customer favorites and ready to see old friends and meet new friends. As … Continue reading

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Earth Day Tidbits

Like many “holidays” here in the U.S.A., what was originally a single day event, Earth Day, has become a week long discussion and celebration of how we can all support and save the natural environments of this big planet we … Continue reading

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Countdown to HD Expo 2013

We have begun the countdown to the HD Expo 2013, taking place at the convention center at the Mandalay Bay Hotel May 15-17th.  We are excited to be travelling to sunny Las Vegas for the third year in a row … Continue reading

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Defining today’s contemporary design style

Clean. Simple. Understated.   A space in which color and texture tell the story.  These are the hallmarks of today’s contemporary styling. Unlike other design styles such as Victorian, Arts & Crafts, Mid-century modern or Art Deco, contemporary design did … Continue reading

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Butterflies have arrived at the HD Expo 2013

There will be butterflies flitting about at the upcoming HDExpo 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada next month.  Well, maybe not flitting about but there will certainly be butterflies in the Martin Pierce Custom Hardware booth #2153. Why?  Because we are … Continue reading

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How to prepare your home or business in the event of an earthquake

While this is an interior design blog and we are in the business of designing and creating custom hardware, we also happen to live and work in California, a state this is ripe with active faults.  Since the American Red … Continue reading

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Take a look at the current interior decor trend: florals

As with fashion, the interior design industry experiences trends that include color (Pantone’s Color of the year, for example) as well as patterns.  A big trend this year is the resurgence of floral patterns used in upholstery, wallpaper and window … Continue reading

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