archive for August, 2010

Aug 25

Whilst Back In San Francisco… The Clock Strikes Midnight

by Mike Miller
posted in Artisan-Applied Finishes, Concept Develoment & Design, Consulting Services, Installations, Recycled Materials, Surfaces & Spaces
Whilst Back In San Francisco…  The Clock Strikes Midnight

Whilst Back In San Francisco… The Clock Strikes Midnight And The Ed Hardy Building, The Iconic Pumpkin, Transforms Into The Gray Fog Of Restoration Hardware

Similar situation to U.C. Davis. The Ed Hardy Building is an iconic terra cotta Tuscan-esque castle, in San Francisco’s design district. Ed Hardy, like so many, fell upon difficult times, over the last couple of years and had to close its really large doors.

Aug 06

Berkely’s Street of Concrete Dreams

by Mike Miller
posted in Media
Berkely’s Street of Concrete Dreams

August/September 2010 Vol. 10 No. 6


I received a call a little while back from an architect and general contractor named Graham Simmons. Graham had been referred to me by Jim Duvall, a concrete contractor who specializes in difficult lots, basements and foundations in the Berkeley Hills of California. Jim places and finishes the mud, and we sometimes follow and provide applied finishes: patina stains, dye washes, etc.