Author Archives: Mitchel Zelinger

The Boomerang Effects of Inspiration

I experienced the boomerang effects of inspiration.  And how great that felt.  Although he is a customer, he is truly as much a friend if not more so than a customer.  But during dinner with my customer/friend a few weeks … Continue reading

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Back In Class

There is still something special about being in a classroom after all these years. My business professor at Cal State Northridge in 1984 was William (Bill) Crookston. Soon after graduating in 1985, I asked Bill to be the doctor and for … Continue reading

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Inspiration Abounds

On a recent trip to Mammoth, left to right: Hisham, Muhannad, me and Joe. In addition to having a great weekend with some good friends, I thought it was fantastic when we each took turns calling home to check in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Tradition

Elias 21 years. Guillermo 21 years. Fausto 20 years. “Mitchel, we miss your papa. We think of him often.” About 21 years ago my dad, Hugo, and I hired some of the best employees a company could want or have. … Continue reading

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Seven Touches

I was going to write about this large office furniture services contract we just won, but the truth is that we have no idea how large of a contract it will be. But I do know how large of an … Continue reading

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The Family That Dines Together…

On Tuesday, June 16th, we had what is now our annual Tangram Tuesday Dinner During Neocon (the commercial interior design event of the year) at Socca Restaurant.   Roger and his team, as requested, cook and provide as though it’s … Continue reading

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An upLIFTing story…

Recently, Tangram Fabricators (the commercial flooring division of Tangram Interiors) was asked to assist our friends at InterfaceFLOR in installing some of their newest products from NeoCon at their showroom in Los Angeles. Our crew helped remove and load the … Continue reading

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Heart, Passion and Inspiration

So today I was truly inspired. One of the best speakers, talking from the heart and with passion, Faye Washington with the YWCA spoke of her efforts to get the new YWCA built. (From left to right: Faye Washington – … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser

Last night was the Calibre Awards. We had a group of 15 that included end users, designers and Tangram Staff in attendance to root on the Tangram Team that was up for 6 total awards. Many hours later, we received…not … Continue reading

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What a day!

One of our industrial designers for Studio, the custom office furniture division at Tangram Interiors, is visiting with us for the week. For his first day with us, we arranged to visit some local Los Angeles based installations. What a … Continue reading

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