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Unsung Hero of the Gamble House

A tribute to Randell Makinson, the man who preserved Pasadena’s Gamble House.

Randell Makinson, Father of preserving Pasadena'a famed Gable House, Jeff Grainger
Randell Makinson, Father of preserving Pasadena’s famed Gable House

Perhaps when you hear the names, Charles and Henry Greene, the name Randell Makinson doesn’t automatically come to mind. However, the Arts and Crafts movement lost its last great champion on August 13, 2013, when Randell Makinson died at age 81. their brilliant and intimate designs would never have happened. I owe him a vast debt.

Read a full article and interview with Randell Makinson in the USC Trojan Family Magazine.

Email or call Jeff at 626-221-5244 to create beautiful Arts & Crafts lighting and furniture for your home.