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Archive for January, 2015

SFC Flooring In Step with Latest Project

SFC Flooring

Conceptualizing and delivering a custom milled and finished oak staircase is no easy feat. It requires an adept understanding of materials, techniques and modern architectural practices, as well as creativity and an awareness of the client’s vision and sensitivities. PDC’s SFC Flooring showroom President Shane Broumand in discusses his most recent project: a beautifully minimalist oak staircase.

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Meet L.A. Designer Betsy Burnham

Betsy Burnham

Looking for a break from the fashion industry, designer Betsy Burnham dove into the realm of interiors, ultimately building a brand on the marriage of classic forms and unexpected designs.

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Lavin Makes Room for Liaigre

Thomas Lavin Showroom

Thomas Lavin, regarded as “a leader in bringing high-end home furnishings to Los Angeles,” teams-up with French furniture design company Christian Liaigre to unveil a new 3,000-square-foot showroom at PDC, showcasing the remarkable collection of furniture, lighting, textiles and leather goods exquisitely crafted by Liaigre’s brand.

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AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE SKETCHES ON VIEW AT LA’S CHRISTOPHER W. MOUNT GALLERY

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 Michael Slenske

Before he opened his eponymous Los Angeles gallery last May, Christopher Mount spent years as the architecture and design curator at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Mount oversaw its automotive exhibitions and acquisitions, which included a Jaguar E-type and a 1990 Ferrari F1 racer. “One of the things I liked very much was going to visit design studios and seeing the models and design drawings for the cars,” recalls Mount, who organized shows featuring these rides as well as the acclaimed 1999 MoMA survey “Different Roads: Automobiles for the Next Century.” “There is something about the combination of the artistic and engineering aspects of the works that makes them so much more interesting than most ordinary drawings.”

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