Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas from Martin Pierce Custom Hardware

We wish you and yours Happy Holidays in the language of our wonderful friends and clients from around the world—–, Joyeux Noel, Eid Melad Majeed , Frohe Weihnachten, God Jul, Kala Christouyenna and of course                 … Continue reading

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A bit of olde England for your holiday table

The holidays are a time of year when well-loved traditions are enjoyed.  Since our family does not live nearby we get together with our group of friends and enjoy delicious food, beautiful music and a relaxed time that comes with … Continue reading

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Scarabs in design

I have recently noticed the appearance of the scarab motif in both interior and fashion designs. This little creature has a fascinating history dating as far back as 2000 BC.  A scarab is actually just a beetle, a dung beetle … Continue reading

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Custom hardware finds a home in Norway

Many of our architectural hardware pieces have found homes throughout the world but I must say none luckier than the Epic entryway set from our Ergo collection that is now adorning the front door of artist Ann Helen Sperre.  Her … Continue reading

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A visual respite from the hustle and bustle of the holidays

Take a moment out of this very hectic holiday season and enjoy these beautiful photos taken during our recent visit to the Huntington Gardens located nearby in San Marino California. The “motion” of this succulent looks like it is moving … Continue reading

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Which art form do you prefer–original or reproduction?

We certainly view our custom designed architectural hardware and furniture pieces as artwork and often refer to them as functional art.  But, fortunately for all of us,  art comes in many affordable forms.  Lisa Leonard from LML Art Group in … Continue reading

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Seeking design inspiration

We are often asked what inspires Martin’s designs and when we answer “nature” I can almost hear the disappointed sighs at receiving such a cliched and glib answer.  But it is the truth and one of his favorite spots to … Continue reading

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