Dex, A Brewery, and the City of Torrance…

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DEX is beyond excited to be working with Steve Robert’s of Charlie’s to design Hopsaint, a local brewery and restaurant opening in the City of Torrance.  Expect a casual, spirited environment where you can sit at the bar and watch the game, take a tour of the brewing facility, or fill up a communal table with a group of friends for dinner and drinks.  The design will showcase bright pops of color, natural woods, and a playful mixture of lighting fixtures.

  • Happy Holidays!

     

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    Here’s to a holiday season filled with enough gingerbread houses built to fill up your neighborhood block!

  • Multi-Unit Residential in Marina del Rey in Development

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    DEX is working alongside RD Green Development on their next multi-unit residential project.  Located on Redwood Avenue in Marina del Rey, the luxury apartment complex will feature rooftop deck and lounge with panoramic views, low noise technology, 19 foot ceilings with sliding glass doors in individual units, and custom finishes throughout.  Here’s an initial rendering of proposed facade to hold you over until the units are available in Spring ’15.

  • Closing Up the Exterior in Mar Vista

     

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    With its metal fascia and redwood cladding secure, the roof lines of our Mar Vista remodel are starting to show themselves!  Next up is a feature screen that will flank the entry and tie the architectural elements together.

  • Renderings for SugarFISH Hollywood Revealed!

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    DEX is hard at work on its eighth SugarFISH restaurant.  This location will be in the heart of Hollywood at the corner of Sunset and Gower.  Sticking with the chainlet’s signature warm tones and casual feel, DEX is creating a custom trusswork solution to the give the space an intimate and cozy atmosphere.  Check back as progress continues!

  • KazuNori Concept from SugarFISH Opens in Downtown LA

     

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    If you love SugarFISH, your heart will flutter for KazuNori, the latest hand roll concept from the same team.  Located in Downtown Los Angeles, DEX designed the space to highlight the natural materials you might find in a fish market, while still focusing on the warm, modern atmosphere the SugarFISH team desires.  Enjoy these photos of the space highlighting special touches like end-grain flooring, custom stools, Fireclay tile, and a floating wing feature over the dining island.

  • DEX Keeps It Local

     

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    Sometimes the stars align and we find ourselves working on a project in our own neighborhood!  To celebrate this rare occasion and the enthusiasm generated from not fighting traffic, Team DEX make this single family remodel one full of quirky spirit and custom details! Scroll through the photos below and enjoy the new Kitchen, Living Room, and convertible Office space we designed within the home’s existing walls.

  • Spreading Out in Upland

     

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    DEX is heading east to Upland to explore the potential of a residential project nestled in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest.  Using the existing footprint of a 1950s split-level home, DEX is taking things up and out to better serve a growing young family.  The exterior material palette looks to the surrounding landscape for both desert and woodland influences, while the existing home lends itself to mid-century lines and detailing.

  • A New View in Mar Vista

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    Framing is underway for the 2nd story of our single family remodel in Mar Vista.  The new floor will open views that stretch from the Hollywood Sign all the way to Downtown.  Check back as the progress continues!

  • Playa Provisions Feels the Love!

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    DEX-designed Playa Provisions is attracting attention all over Southern California!  Here’s a round-up of our favorite articles highlighting all that the space offers (and in case you need a refresher, that includes Dockside, a high-end dining space with a straightforward seafood menu, King Beach, a market counter for grabbing salads and sandwiches, Small Batch, an gourmet ice cream and dessert shop, and Grain, an small-scale whiskey bar.  Are you hungry yet?!)

    Angeleno Modern Luxury Magazine “Food & Drink: Grand Playa”
    http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=219001&ver=html5&p=100#{%22page%22:100,%22issue_id%22:219001}
    *Flip through the digital copy here or pick up a hard copy on newstands now.

    C California Style “Spotlight Playa Provisions”
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    *Could Nick and Brooke look any cuter?!  Plus, check out all the great photos they captured of the
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    LA Times “Outdoor Dinning Standouts for Those Pleasant Summer Nights”
    http://www.latimes.com/food/la-fo-0726-critics-choice-20140726-story.html
    *You know the sunset looks better when you have a lobster looking back at you 😉 

    Haute Living’s “Playa Provisions: 4 Restaurants in One”
    http://hauteliving.com/2014/08/playa-provisions/515263/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=playa-provisions#slide-3
    *The article exclaims, “They’ve succeeded in bringing the cool back to Playa del Rey.”  We couldn’t agree more!

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