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On Wednesday, September 2nd, over 100 designers and architects gathered for an elegant evening at the beautiful Urban Hardwoods showroom on Montana Ave in Santa Monica. Hand crafted in Seattle using locally salvaged wood from trees that have been cleared for city planning, Urban Hardwoods gives trees a second life by re-purposing them into stunning pieces of furniture. The evening was a huge success, as guests sipped on sustainably sourced cocktails and… Read More

L.A.’s biggest stars in design and architecture converged at SOLI Architectural Surfaces in the heart of the La Cienega Design Quarter during Legends of La Cienega for a rare discussion of their grandest projects ever built. Speaking on the keynote panel “Grand Estate: The Art of Building Big,” designer Kerry Joyce discussed adding warmth to oversized interiors, Finton construction president John Finton shared stories of building the largest estates in the southland,… Read More

A major current trend in tiles got the spotlight on the Robb Report Home & Style last week, when readers got a preview of the Murano Glass tiles that are available at Soli Architectural Surfaces now, as well as an excellent tip on how to show them off using light. See more at: http://robbreport.com/home-and-design/outward-spiral.

Architect Doug Burdge, and Burdge & Associates Architects, is profiled in California Homes’ Winter 2013-14 issue, on newsstands now. In the article, Burdge shares 7 Tips for Building on the Coast. Did you know that he has built over 100 high-end homes in Malibu? Read the full story: Californiahomeswinter2013-14.pdf