Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cheap Ingredients: Weighty Results – “How To…” Series

Welcome to Part I in our “How To…” series! Over the next several weeks we will be posting on making the most of a modest budget—or how to achieve better results using off-the-shelf building components. On our website we talk … Continue reading

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The Power of Naming — In Praise of (Cool) Residential Signage

I remember delivering newspapers as a kid growing up in Santa Monica to loads of apartment buildings with  exotic sounding names emblazoned across their street fronting facades – the Bel Air,  the Oxford Arms, Coco Palms, Villa Capri. These were … Continue reading

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