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Custom Furnishings: Capturing the Essence of Your Existence

Apr 5, 2023 | Architect, Architecture, Featured Professional, Featured Projects, Furniture, Furniture Design, Furniture Designer, Interior Design, Los Angeles

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As stated in our chosen title for this article, custom furnishings capture the essence of your existence because these are furniture pieces that are tailor-made to meet your individual tastes. Craftsmanship is high on the priority list – skilled, talented artisans make custom furnishings. Sometimes depending on the client and how close to authenticity they request their custom furnishings, the craftsman could use traditional techniques to make the piece. 

The traditional techniques used when creating custom furnishings could involve hand-carving woodwork and upholstery, resulting in superior, exquisite pieces that would last a lifetime. The level of detail in these pieces makes what is currently considered “high quality” pale in comparison. 

Let’s talk about sustainability. You can call the shots since custom furnishings are indeed custom-made. If sustainability is important, you can request your pieces made of locally sourced materials, reclaimed wood, and eco-friendly fabrics. Here is a chance to put your money to work on many levels. The levels we speak about include the environment and the beauty of your home, and they could grow in value, depending on the piece, so it’s a return on investment of sorts.

Most important is supporting local businesses because when you buy custom furnishings. That means you are buying from local artists and craftspeople and helping communities grow. Small business owners can retain traditional skills and techniques because of your support.

So let’s say you want some custom-made furnishings or lighting designs. Where do you go? Look no further than ADG Lighting. Gerald Olesker is a master artisan in creating lighting pieces and custom furniture. His mindset makes him different as he creates to the client’s specifications. If authenticity in a piece is required, Gerald does his history homework, grabbing the mindset of the past before he starts to create.

For more information on our services for your business or commercial space, call ADG Lighting at 818.597.9494 or email 


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by Gerald Olesker, CEO, ADG Lighting