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New PIANCA Sofas


Contemporary Italian Sofas Pursuing the ultimate in aesthetic quality and form in the name of comfort and practicality. This collection of new PIANCA sofas and armchairs offer a vast and comprehensive selection of models with fully removable covers, supplemented with an array of different options and plenty of options for customization. Pared back, elegant, casual, […]

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Our Dream Homes

Kevin dream home

We asked our Design Consultants to share their dreams with us – their Dream Homes that is! They went to their favorite interior design blogs and found a featured home that represents their style and taste. Read on to get a feel for each of their individual personalities through a complete design. Dwayne This house […]

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Hot Mesh by Blu Dot

Red Hot Mesh Chair by Blu Dot

Heat things up with the Hot Mesh Collection by BluDot! Something that we take great pride in at Hold It Contemporary Home is that we not only show the latest designs and fashionable trends in furniture – we take the time to learn the history and background of the brands and collections that we carry. A […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday

Thursday, June 8th, marks the 150th birthday of the iconic architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright designed over one thousand building over the course of his career which were influential in our country’s architectural and cultural identity. To commemorate the milestone, historic Wright-designed sites, museums, and hotels are celebrating with special events over the next several months. […]

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Inspiring Mantras from Famous Designers

Vladmir Kagan

Working in a creative industry like interior and furniture design, we find inspiration everywhere. Many times it is visual inspiration, but sometimes spoken words can have a great impact on a person’s sense of design. Below are a few mantras from influential designers that have resonated with us. Do you have a favorite design mantra […]

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Modern vs. Contemporary

Natuzzi Italia upholstery

The team at Hold It has been discussing the differences and similarities between these two terms lately, and it has sparked a lot of interesting debate. When asked the question, “What’s the difference between modern and contemporary design?” many people answer that they are one and the same. However, ask an interior designer or architect […]

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San Diego Architecture: Irving J. Gill

Marston House 1905

The name Irving Gill may not ring any bells, but you most likely -perhaps unknowingly- are aware of this architect’s influence on our city. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla, the Bishop’s School in La Jolla, and the Marston House in Balboa Park are just a few of his lasting impressions […]

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2017 Modernism Week in Palm Springs

modernism week

Next Thursday, February 16th, kicks off the 11th Annual Modernism Week festivities in Palm Springs, California. Just a short drive away from San Diego, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Palm Springs has been a destination for celebrities, vacationers and design enthusiasts for decades. Ten days of collective events celebrate midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion […]

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