Monthly Archives: September 2013

A haunting we will go with custom hardware

Believe it or not we are actually beginning to see Christmas holiday decorations in the stores and it is only September!  Before the red and green of Christmas arrives there is that other very important holiday just around the corner–All … Continue reading

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Fun projects at Martin Pierce Hardware

We always enjoy working with designers and showrooms on their custom requests.  They often take our furniture pieces and tweak them just a bit to meet their client’s needs. Currently we are working on “tweaking” five of our Hedgerow bar … Continue reading

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Custom bird motif architectural hardware from Martin Pierce

Do any of you remember the tongue in cheek Youtube video from a few years ago titled “Put a bird on it”?  It was in response to the trend at the time of putting bird motifs on everything from wallpaper, … Continue reading

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Find design inspiration from these iconic contemporary designers

  As every residential and contract designer knows, the world of interior design is a world that is constantly changing.  Several times a year furniture and fabric manufacturers release new collections; Pantone annually releases a new color for the upcoming … Continue reading

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The beauty of textured hardware

We often talk about the shapes and forms our custom hardware pieces take.  Inspiration is derived from flowers, greenery and nature’s critters, resulting in beautifully detailed and amazingly lifelike pieces.  But often, all a business or residence needs in their … Continue reading

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Escape to Pt. Reyes to bid farewell to summer

If you live in Southern California then you know how miserably hot and humid it has been here.  So, tired of the LA heat and having worked rather long hours lately we decided to use the days leading up to … Continue reading

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ADA requirements for door and window hardware

    The baby boomer generation continues to age and, as a result, are experiencing the aches and pains and limitations associated with the aging process.  Furthermore, some statistics are reporting more than 50 million Americans have some level of … Continue reading

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