Who’s Opening Up So Far – Prop House List

Latest Edit: 06/23/20 @ 11:38am PST Are there productions starting out there? Word through the grapevine is an optimistically hopeful, “Kind of, maybe!” That combined with many businesses receiving their SBA loans/grants to get their doors open again, it makes sense to put together a fluid list of who may be open at the moment. […]

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Modern Props Auction – Prop House De-Acquisition Sale

Sometimes props just start to gather dust and it’s time to send them off to a new home. Modern Props, a large prop house that fits snugly between the 210 and the 118, will be auctioning off around 2,000 items in a couple of weeks. They have always had quite an eclectic inventory so it […]

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PSW Expands with New Showroom in Van Nuys

Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings, the Hollywood-centric production hub that owns (among many other entities) the prop house Prop Services West (PSW), recently acquired Paladin Cine Rentals. Along with an even larger lighting and grip operation, they also acquired some new real estate. When I heard that some of that new real estate was going to […]

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Quaint Vintage American Prop House Closes Up Shop – Old N Country

We are sad to report today that the little shop full of eclectic and unique Middle-America antiques is closing it’s doors. Old N Country, a little shop that opened up in the old[er] Faux Library location on Vose St is selling off everything. And they are selling off everything quickly. Old N Country Prop Shop, […]

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Faux Library Moves Again – Bigger and Better

At the beginning of last December I had a chance to check out the new Faux Library location and came away with only one response. It’s big. As in more than 90,000 square feet big. Needless to say Marc Meyer, the founder and habitual collector of all things Faux Library, is excited (on top of […]

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Psst! Modern Props has Relocated to San Fernando!

EDIT – Since this posting Modern Props has moved to their new address: 972 Griswold Ave San Fernando, CA 91340 Well wouldn’t you know, after 20 years Modern Props is moving! We’ve heard through the grapevine that a major player in the prop house circle is picking up their inventory and moving to a new […]

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[Hot] Dog Days at Warner Bros – A Tasty Surprise on the Lot

Today we hit the lotto. While visiting Victor over at the Warner Bros. Drapery, Upholstery & Flooring Robert and Amy were serving up dogs and burgers to their crews and the many decorators who arrived for their end of summer bash. I got to visit with Tara from Hollywood Studio Gallery and Set Decorating fame […]

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Ruby’s Road Trip Visits: Bridge Furniture & Props ATL

Another place I wanted to swing by was Bridge Furniture & Props in Atlanta. Matt has been expanding to multiple states over the last couple of years and I was interested to see what they had going on here. Claire Foley (the Atlanta location of Bridge’s manager) showed us around. Their same genre of art […]

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SDSA GMM – October General Membership Meeting @ Dapper Cadaver

As many know, if you need something macabre, sci-fi, or just plain creepy Dapper Cadaver can get it in your hands, they even fabricated with a quick turnaround! Last Thursday they were kind enough to open their doors for another Set Decorators Society of America general membership meeting. Many of the regular things were discussed […]

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SDSA GMM – August General Membership Meeting @ Warner Bros. Property

It is always nice to be reminded of what is located at Warner Bro. Property, and even more exciting to see what’s new. Robert Greenfield is always keeping the inventory fresh while holding on to the classics, a rare but important talent that is needed for any prop house. Of course it is also nice […]

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