Monthly Archives: June 2009

Big Weekend for Design in Los Angeles

The city finally blasted out of it’s June gloom and offered a perfect beach weather, only to complicate schedules with two home design shows, located 20 miles apart, dwell on design and CA Boom. (Okay, go ahead and insert snarky … Continue reading

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Close the Loop and Drink Good Coffee

Besides our noted preference for reclaimed wood and materials for our furniture, we’re always trying to find ways to integrate sustainable practices in our operations. We recycle. We find uses for scrap wood, whether it’s to give it to our … Continue reading

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Talking about Art, Craft, Sustainable and Healthy Furniture

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American Craft Magazine | Gone to Market: The First Annual Makers Market

The list of New York wood workers showing at the Makers Market provides (seriously) hours of eye candy filled web-surfing. Be sure to check these businesses out online: hive mind design, palo samko, patrick weder, platform, produce and dmfd. If … Continue reading

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Fifth Floor presents "Looking for Work"

Fifth Floor, located in Chinatown in downtown Los Angeles, will present Looking for Work, a show featuring furniture by architects and a designer in the spatial design field. With the pace of construction slowing, many architectural designers have turned their … Continue reading

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Build a Door from ScrapBu

Greg and Dino of Real Door, Inc., a Los Angeles woodshop that specializes in doors, can make any door for you, built to last. They match and recreate any architectural detail. Lately, they’re having a lot of fun making some … Continue reading

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Judging Underway for 2009 Fresh Wood Student Competition

The first round of judging was no small feat. After hours of review, Cliff sent in his judging sheets and is looking forward to the final round where he will see the final entries in person. The 2009 Fresh Wood … Continue reading

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The Westside Tavern

We are excited to finish another exciting commercial job, the Westside Tavern. Open for business and serving delicious food in a beautiful setting designed by PlescowRael. It is conveniently located under the Landmark Theaters. We built the reception desk and … Continue reading

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The Lorax Speaks for the Trees

As a parent, I get to re-read a lot of classics. I can’t wait until Dr. Seuss’ story is simply entertaining and not so relevant. [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6650219631867189375] Don’t be a “onceler”, buying too many “thneeds”.

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