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Experts can help fulfill design dreams


Looking to remodel, redesign, paint or just recarpet? Let the experts below help you achieve your design dreams!

Shilpark Paint

Shilpark Paint Corp. is proud to be an independent Benjamin Moore paint seller, serving the Los Angeles, Garden Grove, Lawndale and Ontario communities.

Their customers look to Shilpark Paint professionals for their expertise and provide them with superior products and outstanding service. They are skilled home project experts who can help you every step of the way with any job you have. Unlike mega-store chains, where size and volume make a poor substitute for quality and experience, at Shilpark Paint, you’ll be welcomed by helpful experts who know you personally. Every project you have is important, which is why they’re here to work with you offering advice and providing you with the right products to make your job easier and your results professional. Come in and experience the difference shopping at an independently-owned store makes. 1640 S. Vermont Ave. (323) 732-7093. 5607 Melrose Ave. (323) 469-9710. www.shilparkpaint.com

Hampton Brown Design

The design experts at Hampton Brown are able to see a space and completely transform it, like the example above. (photo courtesy of Hampton Brown)

The styles of the interior designer team at Hampton Brown Design vary from Old World to Contemporary. Specializing in commercial design in Los Angeles and Phoenix, Hampton Brown creates unique custom interiors that reflect the individual personality and lifestyle of their clients.  They set themselves apart by integrating the homeowner into every step, providing project analyses to assess needs and style. Their space planning with 3D computer presentation is ahead of the times. They provide a color palette and décor selection, including expert guidance in fine art and antiques. The Hampton Brown team have flooring and carpet specialists, custom furniture selection, appliance specification and lighting design specialists. Their collaboration with the architecture/construction team insures your project is completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. Visit their website www.hamptonbrowndesign.com  or call at (323) 651-1032.

Futon City

Futon City has been serving customers since 1989 in Southern California. They currently have three stores where you will find the largest selection in futon frames, covers and accessories. They also offer same day delivery. Call (310) 538-9800 for questions or visit www.futoncityca.com for more information.

Silk Trading Co.

Located in an Art Deco building that was once apartments owned by Bing Crosby, is Silk Trading Co.’s retail showroom which has showcased  luxury textiles, beautiful drapery and home furnishings since 1993. Staffed with in-house design consultants, their showroom and custom department inspires celebrities, top-ranked interior designers, and trendy clients to realize their own style, selecting from their exclusive fabric and product lines. They are happy to provide an in-home consultation with one of their in-store designers. Call to inquire about their extensive range of velvets, mohair, silk, linens, cottons, sheers, chenille, leather and upholstery fabrics. Silk Trading also carries their line of ready made drapes called Drapery Out-of-a-Box. This exclusive line consists of their best selling, high-end custom drapery designs and textiles, at a more affordable price. The innovative idea behind the Drapery Out-of-a-Box collection was to address their client’s overwhelming desire for immediate decorating satisfaction. What sets this line apart is its custom quality tailoring and their trademark silk. Silk Trading’s ready-made drapes accommodate most windows and are offered in classic styles. The Drapery Out-of-a-Box line has changed the way people have shopped for their window coverings. 360 S. LaBrea Ave. (323) 954-9280. www.silktrading.com.

Devall Design Home

Transforming home spaces from New York to Los Angeles, Susan DeVall has specialized in residential interiors for the past 17 years.  Inspired by European and Eastern design, Devall’s travels have influenced her versatile, yet precise style of design.

As a project manager and head designer, she leads the creation of every project with her team of experienced builders and craftsman to ensure brilliant results. In addition to interior design, Devall is an expert in landscape design, and custom builds many of the doors, furniture and accessories used in her projects. Her Larchmont Blvd. store offers many unique pieces in home décor. 562 N. Larchmont Blvd. (323) 378-5225. www.devalldesignhome.com.




One Response to “Experts can help fulfill design dreams”

  1. Jerry Masone says:

    Howdy! This post couldn’t be written much better! Reading through this article reminds me of my previous roommate! He continually kept preaching about this. I’ll forward this article to him. Fairly certain he will have a great read. I appreciate you for sharing!

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