Monthly Archives: July 2015

Martin Pierce Hardware in the news

Recently we had the distinct pleasure of meeting Jim Gilbert, the publisher of the online publication Curating Los Angeles (CLA).  He and his lovely wife, Susan, visited our studio/workshop to see how our products are created. Jim became familiar with … Continue reading

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Custom designed bar stools continue to delight clients

Regardless of what type of business you are in, it is always nice to receive positive comments about your product or service.  Such was the case when we received this lovely note from San Diego based interior designer, Dora French, … Continue reading

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An inspiration takes form as Martin works on a sculpture

We have mentioned numerous times on this blog of how inspired Martin is by beetles, moths, lizards and other creatures, along with their unique habitats.  This is evident in many of the bespoke hardware designs found in our collections. One … Continue reading

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Details of our trip to Pt Reyes California

Well we were certainly not disappointed in spotting wildlife, beautiful vistas and even an occasional beetle on this trip to Pt. Reyes, California. On our hikes we came across California poppies, lupins and thistles and even I had to hold … Continue reading

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A mid-summers getaway to Pt. Reyes

One of the amazing things about living in California is that you do not have to go far to find a change of scenery or climate.  Such is the case for us as we travel north to Pt. Reyes National … Continue reading

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How does a new product evolve at Martin Pierce Hardware?

The process of designing and developing new products is a timely one.  A new idea may be inspired by something we have seen in nature, on our travels or as a result of a client’s specific request, which was the … Continue reading

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Hotel and travel expectations of today’s millennials

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are defined as “a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000.”  They have taken over, in numbers, the Baby Boomers, making them a generation to be reckoned with! Tech savvy and hooked on … Continue reading

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