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At Lori Morris, we define our inspiration through the work of artisans and the vision of our clientele, capturing both the essence and elegance of a piece and adapting it into the narrative of a space.

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Whether ancient Roman architecture or the subtle sophistication of modern design, our creative process is indebted to the relationship shared with our palette of reflected inspirations.

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A DISTINCT KINSHIP THAT ELEVATES OUR COMPOSITIONS FROM CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION.

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Timeless spectacle. For over twenty-five years, Lori Morris has carefully and consciously bridged the gap between interiors that evoke style without adhering to trends or temporal tastes, curating spaces that withstand the test of time and reinvent the standard.

TRULY THE STUFF OF LEGENDS.

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    I’M AN ARTIST AND I THINK THE MOST POWERFUL ART IS USUALLY MISUNDERSTOOD.

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    Lori Morris has been reinventing the standard in home design. A creative tour-de-force that embraces a forward-thinking philosophy, Lori Morris delivers original designs and an unparalleled luxury experience for its clients. Regardless of the scope or scale of a project, Lori Morris challenges the boundaries of traditional design firms. Transforming your ultimate design dreams into a fully finished space, the LMD process creates a truly original work of art that is solely and uniquely yours. Every Lori Morris creation is an original painting, a vision that transcends mainstream rules of design resulting in a style never before seen. With a sophisticated, avant-garde edge and a finely tuned approach, a fresh new category of style has evolved that is simply called LMD.

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    I DON’T BELIEVE IN ART. I BELIEVE IN ARTISTS.

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    Having built an exceptional foundation over the past twenty-eight years, the multi-faceted House of LMD team orchestrated by Lori Morris helps transform clients’ dreams and art reflections into reality. Realizing the client’s vision, Lori Morris delivers original designs whatever the scope of the project, while Creative Director Julie Ballard’s illustrations help provoke the imagination and bring fantasy to life. With a sophisticated, avant-garde edge and a finely tuned approach, LMD evolved a fresh new category of style.

    LORI MORRIS

    From the first brushstroke of inspiration to the final curating of a design, Julie’s visionary styling and methodical process provokes the imagination, elevating interiors to works of art. A creative tour-de-force, her illustrations act as an extension of the Lori Morris essence and spirit. With each piece a work of art unto themselves, the completed composition withstands the test of time while reinventing the standard.

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    All of the district’s campuses, including San Diego Miramar College shown here, have benefitted from a $1.555 billion bond construction program that generated the equivalent of 366 full-time jobs in 2016-17.

    San Diego Community College District

    Economic Impact Reaches $3.7 Billion in 2016-17

    The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) contributed approximately $3.7 billion in net spending – or 1.8 percent of the county’s total gross regional product – during the 2016-17 fiscal year, according to a new report from an Idaho-based economic modeling firm.

    The Emsi study also found the economic impact of former students who are employed in the San Diego County workforce amounted to $3.1 billion in added income to the regional economy, enough to support 35,735 jobs. A student who earns an associate degree from the SDCCD can expect to earn on average approximately $11,000 more annually than someone with just a high school diploma at the midpoint of their working career. Over a working lifetime, that increase in earnings amounts to approximately $407,000 in added income.

    A number of former SDCCD students now own and operate their own business. Examples include former San Diego City College student Michael Taylor, who runs NWB Environmental Services, a cultural resource management firm that contracts with utility companies and private industry to monitor construction projects to mitigate damage to archaeological finds, and Olena Shaber, a former Mesa College interior design student who opened O Interiors and Coronado Kitchen and Bath.

    In all, the district’s economic impact supports more than 46,000 jobs, including nearly 2,500 in manufacturing, more than 4,200 in professional and technical services, and more than 5,400 in the health care and social assistance sectors.

    “The San Diego Community College District is the great equalizer of economic and social mobility. The district provides any student who is seeking a degree or certificate and any employee who is seeking advancement in the workplace an opportunity to reach their goals,” said SDCCD Chancellor Constance M. Carroll. “This report also shows that the district is having a profound impact and playing a pivotal role in the economy.”

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    The emergency ordinance, passed during peak fire season, applies to the unincorporated areas of San Diego County and takes effect immediately.

    County Supervisors Vote to Restrict

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    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to restrict drones from flying near or over fires and locations that have public safety temporary area restrictions to ensure public safety.

    The emergency ordinance, passed during peak fire season, applies to the unincorporated areas of San Diego County and takes effect immediately. It will restrict civilian drones from launching, flying or landing within three miles of a firefighting operation or a designated area with temporary restrictions. Any violation would be a misdemeanor crime. All board members present voted in favor of the ordinance.

    The ordinance will give news media an exception to cover a disaster area as a way to inform the public, as long as it does not interfere with emergency operations.

    In wildfire situations, the presence of a civilian drone in an area where aerial firefighting resources are flying interferes with emergency operations. If a civilian drone is seen in the area, it results in the immediate grounding of firefighting helicopters or planes until the drone can be removed. This action is for firefighter safety which includes preventing mid-air collisions in conditions where visibility is often murky due to smoke. Since water drops from the air are one of a fire agency’s best tools to stop or reduce flames, the withdrawal of air resources leaves a fire to grow putting lives and property at risk.

    Law enforcement can also designate a temporary area restriction, in situations of potential unrest such as the prototype border wall construction project in Otay Mesa. Objects that could be used as weapons are prohibited in a temporary area restriction. In these situations, the Sheriff’s Department or other law enforcement, may need to operate a helicopter or drone to monitor the area, so civilian drones would interfere with public safety.

    Triple-Digit Rent Increases

    Forecast for Southern California

    the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate projects triple-digit rent increases for apartment dwellers across much of the Southern California region over the next two years. Renters in Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Diego County, as well as the Inland Empire, will experience rent increases ranging from $110 to nearly $150/month during that time. Ventura County will see just under $100 increases.

    County to Join Legal Effort

    to Stop Border Sewage Spills

    The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has voted to file a notice of intent to sue to stop damaging sewage spills that have fouled the Tijuana River Valley and nearby beaches.

    “Enough is enough,” said Supervisor Cox, who represents the area. “We’ve exhausted all our efforts to resolve this terrible situation and it’s time we force those responsible to once and for all fix this problem.”

    The board voted in closed session Tuesday to join a growing legal effort against the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, a government agency that applies the boundary and water treaties of the United States and Mexico.

    In February, a sewage spill from Mexico estimated by some sources to have been more than 143 million gallons, fouled the Tijuana River Valley and resulted in the temporary closure of beaches from Imperial Beach to Coronado due to the high levels of pollution. After that, the city of Imperial Beach, joined later by Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego, filed a notice of intent to sue the IBWC and one of its contractors for violations of the federal Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The City of San Diego also joined that effort last week.

    San Diegan Named Finalist in SBA

    InnovateHER Business Challenge

    Jenna Ryan of Uqora LLC in San Diego has been named one of 10 finalists for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Business Challenge, the nationwide competition highlighting innovative products, services or technology developed by visionary entrepreneurs that have a measurable impact on the lives of women and families, and in the marketplace. The finalists were announced by Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. SBA.

    The 10 finalists were selected through a nationwide competition held by host organizations, including universities, accelerators, and SBA Resource Partners that ran local area competitions through June 3, 2017. Next, an executive committee of SBA officials evaluated more than 120 semi-finalist nominations and chose 10 finalists to participate in the National Pitch Competition, whose products and services best meet the competition criteria and present the greatest potential for success.

    The InnovateHER Business Challenge finalists are invited to conduct a marketing pitch before a team of expert judges at the National Pitch Competition held on Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C., as they compete for the top three awards totaling $70,000 in prize money, provided by the Sara Blakely Foundation.

    Ryan’s Uqora gives women the defense they need against bacteria that causes urinary tract infections, keeping them out of the doctor’s office and off antibiotics.

    General Atomics Transitions from the

    MQ-1C Gray Eagle Drone to Long-Range Version

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. officially transitioned its production line from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to its new long-range variant, the MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range following the completion of the last contracted MQ-1C aircraft.

    GA-ASI’s investment in airframe composite tooling enabled the company to start manufacturing the MQ-1C ER ahead of schedule, with its production running in parallel with the MQ-1C line. The first four MQ-1C ER aircraft are now being used for developmental testing that will lead to follow-on operational test and evaluation in spring 2018. Customer deliveries of MQ-1C ER will begin in summer 2018.



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    Renovating your home? Here s a list of 10 highly recommended interior designers in Singapore you can look out for:

    Design Intervention has designed the interiors of award winning homes, created bespoke furniture, managed restoration of conservation houses and refit apartments and expansive bungalows.

    The designer suggested adding a window that looks into the stairwell to bring light into the dark study.

    Black and White House is a boutique interior design firm which offers a comprehensive range of design consulting and integrated project management services, tailored to suit individual needs. Services include brief analysis, concept design, space planning, consultant coordination, quotation evaluation, 3D visuals, project management, site evaluation and interior surveys, interior design, detailed and construction drawings, furniture, fixtures and equipment consulting.

    A combination of loft and industrial feel, the living hall of this apartment is completed with white washed brick style wall covering. The walls of one of the rooms have also been replaced with black aluminium frames details to create the industrial feel.

    D Perception Ritz believes the art of designing interiors is a highly cerebral activity that requires active listening, engagement, observation and implementation. They also utilise the latest technology, architectural and management solutions to transform concepts into realities.

    The brown, white and black colour palette showcases both the owner s exquisite taste in furnishing and the designer s use of space and light to create a cosy resting space.

    From planning and conceptualising, Distinctidentity provides personable design and creative services and presents innovative concepts. They work closely with clients through all levels of the design process in order to reduce costs without compromising on quality and aesthetics.

    The customised dining table is made of solid pieces of wood, and contrasts nicely with the faux brick wall.

    E A Interiors believes strongly in having a small working design team to maintain focused management of each and every project. They build close relationships with clients to fully understand their preferences and visions for home designs.

    From the table to the pendant lamp, every piece of furniture was custom-made by E A Interiors. The dining bench maximises seating in the dining area.

    Dwell Interior Design s philosophy is for people to live with good design. This is done through a strong client-designer relationship, which they aim to foster with every project. They also work alongside some of the best craftsmen and suppliers in the trade.

    The open-concept kitchen sits on the split-level, and is bright and airy after glass sliding doors were installed next to the air well.

    Rezt Relax Interior is a HDB accredited interior design company specializing in interior designs and renovation of HDB flats, condos, landed houses and commercial spaces. They believe interior design is a fusion of the art of designing and the skill of practical space planning.

    The same wood laminate for the bar counter were used for the dining table to create a uniform look.

    The Design Practice is established by a group of experienced interior consultants. The firm discourages short-lived trends and instead opts for quality and timelessness.

    A mixture of textures and eye-catching surfaces adorn the contemporary living room.

    Urban Habitat is an experienced boutique interior design firm providing personalised design services to its clientele.

    Vintage furniture complements industrial design elements. The dining area is partitioned with the use of black framed glass panels and cleverly separates the spaces while allowing occupants to communicate freely.

    Mong Design Studio specializes in residential projects, especially in design and build. They rely on a strongly driven team and provide services from design development to project management.

    This home s neutral palette allows the homeowner to indulge in her love of decorating with art and accessories.

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    The current lineup of the top 100 Giants firms is Interior Design’s 40th, and that deserves some recognition. Our Giants make a lot more money today than they did four decades ago—and are doing it with more diversity of talent, technology, geography, and materials than ever before. Business is good, and firms are optimistic.

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    As usual, we have some new annual numbers to share. Giants have a good history of beating their own forecasts for total design fees, having done so for seven straight years. The latest fees came in at $3.9 billion, nearly $200 million better than predicted. If the numbers-beating streak continues, we’ll be seeing total fees higher than $4.1 billion reported next January. On the flip side, while terrific at beating fee forecasts, the Giants aren’t as accurate on how much square footage they will work on. They had hoped for just short of 1 billion square feet and came in with slightly over 900 million, which is still a bump from the previous 884 million. From a fee standpoint, that’s $103 per foot, up from $99.

    Sustainability is still a factor, but how big of one is up for debate. The number of employees who are LEED-accredited has been dropping for years and currently stands at 25 percent. Just over half of total fees come from sustainable projects: $2 billion. While that hasn’t actually decreased, growth has been very slow. Green furniture and fixtures appear to have peaked at 64 percent of grosses two years ago and today come in at 60 percent, or $51.2 billion. Last year, an average of 6 out of every 10 square feet were sustainable—more than 7 out of every 10 square feet for a third of the firms. They certainly want to have the conversation, 91 percent saying that sustainability is part of design decisions. So the green trends warrant monitoring. Money is definitely there, but growth is debatable. More firms are doing the work with fewer LEED staffers.

    One area where the news is virtually all good: staff. The number of designers employed rose from 15,200 to 16,800. Firms are getting their money’s worth, too, as fees per employee have reached $317,000, an all-time record. Employee compensation has gone up accordingly. Salaries rose to $75,000 for design staff on average and to $110,000 for project managers, the highest we’ve ever tracked for both.

    The biggest segments remain office projects (39 percent of revenue), hospitality (14 percent), health care (13 percent), and government and retail (7 percent each). Some of these areas showed nice growth. Office-related fees were up a healthy 14 percent, while government dollars grew by 25 percent and health care 22 percent. One interesting note from the firms that work on education projects: Higher ed has always been the big moneymaker, but the number of firms working in the K-12 arena has been steadily rising and has now hit 61 percent. Regardless of sector, the Giants have shown a remarkable ability to line up work. At the low point of the Great Recession, they worked a total of 22,200 jobs. Since then, the number of jobs has grown each year and stands today at 58,600. Throughout that time, the ratio of new construction to renovation has held pretty steady at around 1:1. However, “reno” is currently at the highest it’s been in three reports. For either scenario, the furniture, fixtures, and construction products have always been big business, with grosses continually rising. This time was no exception, with $85 billion worth of product installed versus $58 billion in the 2011 report. Next time, the Giants look to top the $90 billion mark.

    Business remains global, but the U.S. market is by far the biggest. With 15 of the Giants strictly U.S.-focused, more than half complete at least 90 percent of their projects here. (Not counting the three firms based internationally.) Of the firms conducting business abroad, 74 percent work in Asia and the Pacific Rim, 60 percent in Europe, and 51 percent in Canada. Volume was up in Europe and the Caribbean, by 11 percent and 20 percent, respectively, while the Middle East was down 15 percent. Of special note: Mexican projects have attracted 39 percent of these firms, the highest volume since we began keeping track 10 years ago.

    The last 40 years haven’t always been kind, for sure, but right now it’s safe to say that the Giants’s interior design business is robust and poised for continued success—71 firms reported revenue growth, and 88 expect business to be even better this year. When we asked about new tactics to generate that growth, the words that came up most were expand and diversify. We’re talking across the board. Expansion and diversification of the kind of work firms do, where they do it, and what kind of talent they recruit to get the job done. That’s what a 40-year learning curve gets you. So let’s just say it: Here’s to 40 more!

    The first installment of the two-part annular business survey of Interior Design Giants comprises the 100 largest firms ranked by interior design fees for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2016. The 100 Rising Giants ranking will be published in July. Interior design fees include those attributed to:

    1. All types of interiors work, including commercial and residential.
    2. All aspects of a firm’s interior design practice, from strategic planning and programming to design and project management.
    3. Fees paid to a firm for work performed by employees and independent contractors who are “full-time staff equivalent”.

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