Monthly Archives: September 2009

Los Angeles Art Walks, A List

These are free events with open galleries, but also often include stores open late, street food and free music. It is a fun way to explore art and different neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Monthly 1st Thursdays San Pedro Art Walk … Continue reading

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reduxiture show at New Puppy Gallery

reduxiture. Great name. I like the tagline too. “furniture crafted with love from recycled materials.” Several pieces of Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker‘s work will be on display at New Puppy LA from October 3 – October 25, 2009. This show is very exciting for … Continue reading

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James Krenov, Wood and Word Worker, Is Dead at 88 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com

“James Krenov, a renowned cabinetmaker and something of a philosopher who wrote lyrically about his craft and his reverence for the subtleties of wood, died Sept. 9 in Fort Bragg, Calif. He was 88. “Behind the shaping and the teaching, … Continue reading

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California Home + Design Hit List: Vote Early, Vote Often

One of our favorite magazines, California Home + Design is asking readers and the California design community to select the top 10 best California creations for a year-end feature. 30 nominations are posted on the website and you can help … Continue reading

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Heath Ceramics – Los Angeles Studio & Store

Just a few months ago, Los Angeles welcomed the arrival of one of my all-time California favorites, Heath Ceramics. The store is chock full of high quality,  timelessly styled ceramics. There is a working studio, a beautifully curated gallery with … Continue reading

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DeWulf Concrete: Los Angeles Art and Craft

Located around the corner from our previous shop, just east of Culver City, DeWulf Concrete is making some amazing architectural elements and furniture out of sleek concrete slabs. The concrete is made with some recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact. … Continue reading

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CBS Evening News

Admittedly, we are craftspeople, not economists, but we are small business owners, so here we are talking about changes we are seeing in our business. Hoping for a quicker than predicted recovery for everyone. Watch it here on the CBS … Continue reading

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French American Paper, Made in Los Angeles

American interior designer Patrick Ediger & French graphic designer Romain Bouticourt have created a boutique textile and wallpaper company, French American Paper, eco-friendly and made in Los Angeles. Their printing method uses durable light-cured inks which dry instantly and emit … Continue reading

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