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GDS ColorFuse™ by Experience Glass for Kitchen and Bathroom Countertops

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San Diego's Finest Stone and Tile Installations

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Chula Vista Kitchen Remodel and Butcher Block by Bob's Got Skills

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Local Companies Who Help Make San Diego "America's Finest City"

As I've written elsewhere, my goal for this site from the start has been to seek out the individuals and companies that make San Diego county such a treasured environment in which to live, work, and play, and to help promote their innovative and exciting work in the fields of architecture and design.

Our county really does have it all, from our world famous coastal communities that stretch from Imperial Beach to La JollaDel Mar, Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Oceanside, to our border communities of Chula Vista, Bonita, and the whole south bay, to north county's breathtaking rural regions that include Fallbrook, Vista, and Rancho Santa Fe, to the mountains of Idylwild and Palomar, and the deserts of Joshua Tree, Borrego, and beyond.

Few locales in the world can boast of such amazingly diverse topography and cultural influences. It is this diversity that gives the conscientious architect or designer endless opportunities to create environments that complement and accentuate the natural beauty that abounds all around us. 

Within this thiriving group of communities one can find businesses both large and small that manufacture everything from custom wood window frames for the restoration trade, specialty glass products for architectural and decorative use, stone and tile for roofing, flooring, pools, and walls, prefab and custom built wooden decks, gazebos, and stairways, and so much more.

With all of this designing and manufacturing going on, there is no shortage of choices for implementation of these designs and installation of these products, from specialists such as stone and tile companies, glaziers, painters, electricians, and roofers to remodeling specialists and general contractors.

The Mission

This site was created by a fourth generation native San Diegan who aims to keep the phrase "America's Finest City" alive by promoting San Diego based innovators in design, manufacturing, and construction.

You can read more about the history, purpose, and mission for this site here.

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