Monthly Archives: July 2014

Recap of our summer getaway–Part 1

While the details of our stay at the lovely Simpson House Inn are still fresh in my mind I wanted to share them with you. As we mentioned in an earlier post, we decided to treat ourselves to a short … Continue reading

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Summer travel

Summer is about many things, including the enjoyment of a slower pace and an occasional overnight trip.  We have decided to take advantage of both and head just 90 minutes north of Hollywood to what is often called the American … Continue reading

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ADA compliance refresher

  “Bush signs in ADA of 1990” by Unknown – http://www.whitehousehistory.org/whha_pictures/presidentshouse_bush-06.html. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bush_signs_in_ADA_of_1990.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Bush_signs_in_ADA_of_1990.jpg A responsible architect, designer or homeowner is already aware of the importance of designing a space that is not only … Continue reading

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Flowers are in bloom at Martin Pierce Hardware

There is no better time than during the warm months of summer to take the time to stop and smell the roses.  In other words, enjoy the beautiful flowers that are blooming all around you.  It is easy to spot … Continue reading

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Your hospitality design project will come to life with custom hardware

Custom door and drawer hardware will enhance any design style whether it be sleek and contemporary, warmly traditional or interestingly eclectic.  For designers who work on hospitality or commercial projects or a homeowner looking to add a personal touch to … Continue reading

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Birds in flight over Los Angeles

We are very fortunate to have a terrific view of Los Angeles bird life from our home in the Hollywood Hills.  While we do have an unsightly electrical pole at the end of the garden, its one redeeming factor is … Continue reading

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Summer fun in our design showroom

The lazy days of summer are upon us but our boxer/pitbull mix Iris and her best friend Hoyt do not seem to be aware of the idea of relaxation. They do enjoy a good game of tug of war that … Continue reading

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