<![CDATA[Twenty Gauge Blog]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:43:52 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Inside Zimmerman Boutique]]> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:02:32 +0000 We were commissioned by the Australian clothing brand, Zimmerman to create the clean, minimalist look for their Los Angeles location. Style de Vie designed the shop’s fixtures, custom racks, and merchandising consoles. We implemented clean lines and simplistic shapes into our designs for...

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<![CDATA[In Progress: Air 7 Hangar]]> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:08:09 +0000 We recently collaborated with Atlanta based photographer Sandee O to transform the Air 7 Hangar at Camarillo Airport into a modern, luxury lounge with thoughtfully sourced pieces and our custom designed furniture and fixtures. At Air 7 you will find original 1950s vintage photographs of the...

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<![CDATA[Recent Work: Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza]]> Tue, 28 May 2013 09:55:08 +0000 Not too far from our Culver City showroom is our lastest design project and new favorite restaurant, Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza. Wildcraft is the perfect lunch and dinner spot with a delicious menu of handmade gourmet pizzas, small plates to share, a nice selection of seafood options, and a...

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<![CDATA[Paris Photo]]> Mon, 06 May 2013 11:45:06 +0000 Last weekend I, along with thousands of art enthusiasts, vacationing visitors, and a Hollywood celebrity or three, all gathered at the Paramount Pictures Studio Lot for the very first American edition of the Paris Photo fair.
Over the last 16 years, the French event has brought together...

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<![CDATA[Design tip-using classic prints in upholstery]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:25:42 +0000 Who knew the man cave could make such a refined, sophisticated statement!  Classic prints such as pinstripes, plaids, and houndstooth are prominently upholstered on seating and showcased in accessories to illuminate a sexy, yet cozy vibe. The monochromatic textures of leathers, wool, and...

 

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<![CDATA[Colors Galore]]> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 00:27:01 +0000  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loving every color in sight??
Color blocking is making waves- Oranges, pinks, yellows, reds, blues- all in one setting. Why not? If you are looking for drama, fun and eye-popping excitement in interiors, well here’s the solution!...

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<![CDATA[Trend: Menswear Upholstery]]> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:47:19 +0000

Who knew the man cave could make such a refined, sophisticated statement!  Classic prints such as pinstripes, plaids, and houndstooth are prominently upholstered on seating and showcased  in accessories to illuminate a sexy yet cozy vibe. The monochromatic textures of leathers, wool, and reclaimed woods grounds any design scheme. Whether it is a classic English cigar house or a modernized Downtown loft, both sexes flock to these design elements, because it allows for a hint of glam while retaining it's timelessness. Come into HD Buttercup and check out Style De Vie's custom navy pinstripe chair- totally inspired by classic men's suits!

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<![CDATA[Design Tips]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:34:38 +0000  

Design Tip

The Three “F’s”– Function, Focal Point and Flow Considerations

 

Function – What kind of room is it? Arranging furniture in a dining room is much different than in a living room, bedroom or office. Does the room need to accommodate a lot of people or just a few?

 

Focal Point – What do you want to emphasize? If you have a big bay window that looks out over a scenic vista, perhaps you want to highlight the view. Maybe your pride and joy is a majestic decorative fireplace. Orient your furniture to direct attention to the focal point. If viewing a widescreen HD television is important to you, the optimal distance between the TV set and any seating is roughly three times the size of the screen.

 

Flow – Can people move easily from place to place? Notice at how people enter and exit the room, and how doors open and close. Cluttered pathways can make you feel like you’re in a pinball machine, so avoid placing large pieces of furniture in the natural lane of traffic if at all possible. Allow at least 3 feet of open space for your primary traffic routes

 

(source: "Tricks of the Trade: Furniture Arranging and Interior Design Tips" by Bill Ferris)

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<![CDATA[Coming Soon]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:59:05 +0000 Check back soon for more updates.

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