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Bryce Duffy: Perhaps in part because of the designers Artecnica works with, people tend to assume the company's based in Europe and can hardly imagine that its showroom sits on sunny San Vincente, in the shadow of the SLS Hotel. “I’m always telling Alex Lin, ‘Why don’t you collage some palm trees and ocean into my pieces,’” Javanbahkt laughs. “But really one of the things I love about L.A. is the beach in Malibu, and L.A. photographer Bryce Duffy takes the most interesting pictures of it.”