Recent News & Blog Posts

Whittier Fight Shop – Bring the Fight to You

Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Boxing rings, MMA cages, punching bags and so much more. Whether your event requires these essentials or your next shoot will need to be dressed like one of those events, Whittier Fight Shop has all of the items you need. … Continue reading

Tractor Vision Scenery & Rentals – From Doors and Floors to so Much More

Thu, 30 Jul 2015
Isn’t it great to find out you have more options than you thought possible? Tractor Vision Scenery & Rentals can always fabricate the set you need, but it’s always better (not to mention cheaper and way faster) to just rent … Continue reading

Robert James Company – Art Installations and Metalwork that Will Wow

Wed, 29 Jul 2015
The festival market has been booming. Gone are the days of only a few festivals a year such as Coachella, here to seemingly stay are the massive and often niche festivals happening on what feels like every weekend. Festivals these … Continue reading

Hopper’s Office & Drafting Furniture – An Important but Quiet Role in Production

Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Drafting is one of the most important steps in designing, especially as it get’s more complicated. Over at Hoppers Office & Drafting Furniture they have the resources to do just that. What if you just need to dress a set … Continue reading

The Hand Prop Room – The One Stop Shop Near Mid City

Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Antiques, trophies, western dressing, Asian props, religious props, and many leather bound books (plus a whole lot more). The Hand Prop Room has collected it all to make your shopping easier. There is an entire room dedicated to surveillance equipment, … Continue reading

SDSA GMM – July General Membership Meeting @ H.D. Buttercup

Sat, 25 Jul 2015
Chad put on a grand soirée for the Set Decorators Society of America members and the business members who came to the latest general membership meeting. I don’t think I have seen that many set decorators at once in a … Continue reading

Kids Cottage Furniture – A Perfect Source for Just That, Kids Furniture.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015
If only there was a place where you could get a child’s bed that was shaped like Cinderella’s carriage, or maybe a bunk bed set where the stairs were also drawers. There are a lot of custom furniture places out … Continue reading

Retro-Reproductions – Posters, Vintage Photographs and Lithographic Prints

Thu, 23 Jul 2015
Art can be found in many places, the most common being framed artwork. I also have a love for photographs and posters. They can often be a small window into the past that other pieces of artwork can accomplish, but … Continue reading

Chris G TV – Set Construction to Full Blown Production Design

Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Production Design – Realizing a style and theme for sets, props and locations that is aligned with a director’s (and others’) vision. Chris G TV can get what you need done. Chris Giammalvo is a Local 800 member with over … Continue reading

The Brig Parking Lot – More Than a Parking Lot, But Also a Useful Parking Lot

Mon, 20 Jul 2015
If you’ve ever been in Venice, CA then you know how terrible parking is there. If you’ve ever tried to do a shoot on location in Venice, CA then you understand how terrible parking is over there. Thankfully there are … Continue reading

26th Edition – Debbies Book Retrospective

Sat, 18 Jul 2015
2014. The Tonight Show snagged Jimmy Fallon; climate changes moved faster around the world; and the Ebola virus became a frequent topic in the news. The Church of England voted on allowing women to become bishops, and we wondered if … Continue reading

Sandy Rose Floral – It’s Best to Stick with the Pros

Fri, 17 Jul 2015
Isn’t it nice to have someone who understands? Someone who ‘gets it’ and will work with your schedule. Well too bad florists don’t, they’re so busy dancing around in the fields and smelling the roses. Not all of them though, … Continue reading