Frank Bros: The store that changed how California decorated

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Frank Bros: The store that changed how California decorated

Postby scowsa » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:03 am

"To furnish these wood-frame ranch houses and steel-and-glass pavilions, Case Study program creator John Entenza enlisted a Long Beach furniture company, Frank Bros."

"With graphic design that spoke to the times, Frank Bros. ads were as distinctive as the firm's furniture."


LA Times staff writer Martha Groves talked with Ron Frank, son of co-founder Maurice Frank, in their Long Beach home, a wall-to-wall reminder of Frank Bros.' place in Mid-century design history.


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Postby 24x48 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:20 pm


Growing up, we made many trips from the valley to Long Beach Blvd (since we never went to Disneyland, fortunately) to buy or look at furniture and whatever else was offered.



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