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Russ Diamond was a Monument Sponsor this year at the Los Angeles Conservancy 2014 Preservation Awards at the Millennium Biltmore. We invited several of our design and architecture colleagues to join us to celebrate. It was a terrific afternoon, and as the Ace Hotel was one of the winners, we all opted to go take a tour of the downtown L.A. hotel in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for pictures of that coming soon! Advertisements

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows recently unveiled Bungalow One, three former bungalows that have been joined seamlessly into one sprawling poolside retreat. Designed by our friend Michael Berman, it is the most stunning example of “Barefoot Luxury.” “I wanted this to be more like staying in a personal guest home of a really great beach house,” Berman told Robb Report, which collaborated with the hotel on the project and showcases it in… Read More

We took a fabulous spring trip to San Francisco. Here are our favorite snapshots. Enjoy! Ushering the top LA architects and designers around the new San Francisco Miele Showroom. L to R: Miele Regional Manager John Stampley, designer Lori Dennis, architect Takashi Yanai, Snyder Diamond’s Russ Diamond Snyder Diamond hosted a fabulous lunch for 16 top designers, architects and builders at the famous Slanted Door in the Ferry Plaza Building. Lunch about… Read More