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An American Story – Sharing the American Dream

Printer friendly version. If Electric Mirror’s success story seems a reflection of the American dream, that’s the way the Mischel family sees it too. Starting small, and sharing a vision, their dream is still unfolding even as their business has gone global. Family, friends, dignitaries, and Marines at the ribbon cutting ceremony at Electric Mirror's Grand Opening on May 13, 2016. “For us, it’s always been about faith and family,” said founder and [...]

An American Story – Sharing the American Dream2019-02-01T20:53:48+00:00

Getting into the Swing at Middle East Contractor’s Cup

Middle East Hospitality Extends to the Golf Course at the Contractor’s Cup by Sharon Mead (May 23, 2016) The Big Project Middle East Contractor’s Cup tournament is an important touchpoint with Electric Mirror’s clients in the region. As event sponsors, both Electric Mirror and its installation partner and local rep, The Truelux Group, had a fantastic day and evening with regional construction company decision makers. “Being involved with our partners and clients in the Middle [...]

Getting into the Swing at Middle East Contractor’s Cup2019-02-01T20:54:38+00:00

How a Lighted Mirror is Made

Lighted Mirror Made by Electric Mirror Production Line - Slide Show Lighted Mirror Made. The process to create a Lighted Mirror is complex, and requires precision equipment and skilled labor. It all starts with raw materials, in this case mirror glass and sheet metal. In our old buildings, which were separated by about 200 yards, much of the raw materials were housed separately from the production lines. This added hours to the process. [...]

How a Lighted Mirror is Made2017-03-13T20:16:54+00:00

Featured Showroom – Farrey’s Lighting Bath

Fusion, Trinity, Integrity, Serenity Lighted Mirrors and a 55" Entertainment Mirror TV on display at Farrey’s Lighting and Bath luxury products showroom. From left to right, Integrity Trinity and Serenity Lighted Mirrors at Farrey's Lighting and Bath. Founded in 1924 by John and Emily Farrey, Farrey's Lighting & Bath has proven to be a depiction of both growth and success. Farrey’s began as a small general store specializing in hardware, linens, lights, china, [...]

Featured Showroom – Farrey’s Lighting Bath2019-02-01T20:48:25+00:00

Running Mirrors Life: Lessons Learned and Records Set

RUNNING MIRRORS LIFE by Travis Boyd (January 29, 2016) I’m happy to be the Residential Sales Manager at Electric Mirror, and a runner. Running is part of who I am and an essential part of my life. Early in my life I found that I loved running and was gifted at it as well. I’ve competed in track and cross county in middle school, high school, and college at the University of Washington. Our [...]

Running Mirrors Life: Lessons Learned and Records Set2019-02-01T20:55:43+00:00

From Cambodia to Washington State: A Harrowing Journey to America and Electric Mirror

Expressions Blog by Scott Ouk, Production Supervisor My name is Scott Ouk and I am a supervisor at Electric Mirror and am thrilled to oversee the production of Mirrored Cabinets, and manage our custom chassis, main line chassis, and custom mirror assembly lines. Me on the right with Michael Guirguis who works on the chassis line in the wire harness division. My journey to Electric Mirror began in Communist Cambodia where I was [...]

From Cambodia to Washington State: A Harrowing Journey to America and Electric Mirror2019-02-01T20:56:11+00:00

Studio41 Home Design Showrooms

Studio41 has 14 fantastic showrooms throughout the greater Chicago area, offering a wide-range of luxury products including several Lighted Mirrors by Electric Mirror. Studio41 is a division of Logan Square Aluminum Supply, Inc. in Chicago, IL, the company founded by immigrant Isaac Silver over 40 years ago and still privately owned. Studio41 home design showrooms are open to everyone - homeowners, contractors, designers, and architects. Electric Mirror products at Studio41's Highland Park showroom. From [...]

Studio41 Home Design Showrooms2019-02-01T20:57:03+00:00

Move-In Started at Electric Mirror World Headquarters

December 8, 2015 The speed of construction on our new facility has been amazing. 110,000 square feet of footprint, almost all of it for production, inventory, and shipping. Another 15,000 square feet of office space to manage our rapidly growing business and care for our customers worldwide. It was only August that the first wall went up, and on December 1st, right on schedule, we started moving our first departments over. This state of the [...]

Move-In Started at Electric Mirror World Headquarters2019-02-01T20:57:31+00:00

Hollywood HEART: Opening Hearts and Changing Lives

By Sharon Mead On November 7, 2015, prior to the Boutique Design New York show, a very special event occurred at the Vermillion on Lexington Avenue. Here, guests opened their hearts to Hollywood HEART at the sixteenth annual International Society of Hospitality Purchasers fundraising event. In fact, they opened their hearts many times over and donated $355,000, the most ever raised at this event. Hollywood Heart participants on a movie set with the camera [...]

Hollywood HEART: Opening Hearts and Changing Lives2019-02-01T20:58:07+00:00

Pierce Decorative Hardware and Plumbing

Featured Showroom After 78 years, Pierce Decorative Hardware and Plumbing has moved to a beautiful new showroom on Mockingbird Lane Some things change. Pierce recently moved from the iconic Snider Plaza location to a more spacious and convenient showroom near Love Field, on Mockingbird Lane. While sad to see a part of Pierce’s history go, we’re very excited for this step forward. Make sure to come see what we’re so excited about! The new address [...]

Pierce Decorative Hardware and Plumbing2019-02-01T20:58:51+00:00

Traveling with Travis

By Stephen LaMachia I am very fortunate in my position as the National Sales Manager at Electric Mirror to travel throughout the country and meet new friends and connect with old friends. Me on the left and Travis on the right, manning the booth at CEDIA 2015. Traveling continually, one thing I always hear is great things about my Residential Inside Sales Manager, Travis Boyd. Since the day I came aboard the message [...]

Traveling with Travis2019-02-01T20:59:37+00:00

Great Showrooms and Great Products

By Travis Boyd As Electric Mirror’s Residential Inside Sales Manager, my job is to support our dealers from our office headquarters in Everett, Washington, by phone and email. But, on October 12th and 13th I had the privilege of traveling to Dallas with our National Sales Manager, Stephen LaMachia, to visit several showrooms, owners, and designers. National Sales Manager Stephen LaMachia and Residential Inside Sales Manager Travis Boyd at CEDIA 2015 On Monday [...]

Great Showrooms and Great Products