Granada Tile’s Tunis Cement Tile Shines As Kitchen Tile

Granada Tile

Granada Tile Company’s Tunis cement tile from The Echo Collection forms a gorgeous focal point, used as the kitchen tile in “ The Current “, a modern luxury high rise in Long Beach’s downtown. Get Inspired Echo Collection Long Beach The Current Tunis

A Mid-Mod Atomic Ranch in Long Beach — House Tour

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Location: Long Beach, California. Architect Cliff May (known as the father of the ranch-style houses) designed this unique tract of homes in Long Beach in the early 1950s. "We Name: Deanna, Brian, Annabelle, and Violet, plus pets Charger, Orbit, and Cosmo. Size: 1,901 square feet. Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned. Deanna and Brian's home looks just like what you imagine when you think of classic mid-century modern home design.

Construction Underway on 4.8-Megawatt SunPower Helix Carport System at CSU Long Beach

The A to Z of Building

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and SunPower Corp. Nasdaq: SPWR) announced today that construction is underway on a 4.8-megawatt SunPower® Helix™ Carport solar power system

Paul's Colorful Collector's Loft in Long Beach — House Call

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Location: Long Beach, CA. Name: Paul. My wife and I have been living in lofts since 2005, and bought this loft in 2007. as an artist, it was always really important to me to have my work space in the home, so lofts have been ideal. READ MORE ». Los Angeles. House Call

Mod Ceramic Tile Plus Design Featured in Cool California Restaurant

Making Tile Modern

Our American made Kiln ceramics 4″ Plus tile is featured throughout the Cal Shabu restaurant in Long Beach, CA. Here they’ve stenciled some cool art onto the tile. We hear the food’s great too! link].

Look What We Found!

Burgin Construction

team loves to share tips with you, so when Brad and I heard from a wonderful client about the Restoration Hardware Outlet located in Long Beach, we knew we had to share this news with you! Restoration Hardware Long Beach Outlet Location – Click HERE for Directions.

POLB Awards Jacobs Contract for Phase 2 Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Program

The A to Z of Building

NYSE:JEC) announced today it was awarded a contract by the Port of Long Beach (POLB) to provide program-level construction management services for Phase 2 of its Middle Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

A California Ranch "Fixer Upper" Gets A Stylish Makeover — Makeover

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Location: Long Beach, California. Sarah's kitchen before. Pin it. Project by: Sarah. My husband and I purchased a "fixer upper" in the Cliff May Rancho Estates in 2009. Looking at the 'Before' photos now, I can't believe we took on this project – It was a mess! READ MORE ». Makeovers

Lori & Monte's Fun California Modernism — House Tour Greatest Hits

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Location: Belmont Heights - Long Beach, California. Just mere blocks from the beach, they enjoy an incredibly sunny and well decorated home. Pin it. Name: Lori LaMont and Monte Weiss. Size: 1,400 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years; Own.

Real Life Rental Challenge: How One Couple Tackled a Dingy Carpeted Staircase

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Almost a year ago, my husband and I moved back to our hometown of Long Beach, CA. (Image credit: Camille Simmons ). We found a gorgeous two bedroom 1930s apartment in our favorite neighborhood. Our landlords updated the space with grey floors and fresh paint. It was almost perfect.

The Basics Everyone Should Know How to Do (Including You)

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Tour: Adored Vintage Showroom in Long Beach. Image credit: Bethany Nauert ). Even though we don't always learn all of the basics while growing up, there are some things that everyone is just expected to know once we've hit adulthood.

Jennifer's Modern Mini Live/Work Space — Small & Stylish House Tour All-Stars

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Location: Belmont Heights - Long Beach, California. Pin it. Name: Jennifer Chong - Designer & Photographer. Size: Around 400 square feet. Years lived in: 3 years. Jennifer's small space proves that you can be happy living with just what you need.

A New E-Highway Could Make LA Less Smoggy

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About 50,000 trucks travel between Los Angeles'' and Long Beach''s ports each weekday. One company has applied the same type of overhead wires as streetcars to trucks, allowing the smog-producers to run on emissions-free electricity on this stretch of highway. READ MORE ».

Lisa's Earthy Vintage Modern — House Tour Greatest Hits

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Location: Belmont Heights, Long Beach, California. Pin it. Size: 1,400 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years; Rented. Lisa and her twin daughters live in the bottom floor of a duplex owned by her twin sister Lori Lamont and Lori's husband Monte Weiss.

What Is Mid-Century Modern, and Why Do We Love It So Much?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Brooke Schneider, a designer based in Long Beach, Calif., Mid-century modern is not so old-fashioned anymore. Image Source: Cablik Enterprises We all know that styles are cyclical and, of course, the world of interior design is not exempt.

Summer Decorating Ideas for Your Rental Home


Whether it’s short or long term, you understandably want to make yourself at home in your rented space. A pop of summer color or patterns will instantly personalize your rented space and will make sure that you are comfortable after those long beach days.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Trading palm trees for corn fields

Kitchen and Residential Design

I longed for a change of venue, some kind of different scenery. As much as I love walking down the sidewalk to the beach, it doesnt really feel real. I do hope you will venture up to the city and we can have a nice long lunch, maybe in July? Kitchen and Residential Design.

Building with Structural Insulated Panels. or SIPs | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Cheers, gt Patrick Anderson Having built a 16×12 outdoor studio with them in Long Beach (and having had one of the roof panels slip and land on my leg) I can attest to the weight of them. As long as you know where and how to look, failure can indeed be a great teacher. There are many great articles promoting the long-term cost savings and numerous benefits and the same number arguing against.