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time,” she says. “If they are looking to do anything
bust. The company now employs only 12 and has
architectural, why not consider green stone and
been able to survive because of the McCombs’
Realm of Design’s Morrow Royal Pavilion
help the recycling effort?”
foresight in having saved during the good years.
• 290,000 lbs. of recycled glass • 500,000 beer bottles • 132.5 barrels of oil saved • 404,100 cubic yards of landfill space saved
Just oﬀ a film segment with the DIY Network’s This
“Save for the winter,” Cindy says. “And winter is here.”
New House, Cindy McCombs is an advocate of buy-
The business celebrated its 20-year anniversary
local and USA-made products. She gets most excited
in February. Realm of Design began when Scott
about building custom fireplaces. Her family-owned
McCombs was building a custom home with
and run business just started oﬀering the 99-percent
columns in Las Vegas. At the time, he noticed that
recycled product in August after Scott McCombs
there were few local companies doing similar
worked on the formula for four years.
work. Following that project, he was contacted
Realm of Design’s 2,500-square-foot showroom contains a fountain, moldings, a staircase, and entry ways. About 85 percent of everything in that
by American West Homes to build light-weight balusters. Their first order was for 1,500 units. From there, Realm of Design continued to grow.
room is made of glass fiber reinforced concrete.
The McCombs don’t see the recent downturn
But the company also designs with bronze,
as only having a negative impact. “It helps you
polyurethane, and pewter.
to think, what else can I do to enter into other
Like all things linked to home construction, Realm of Design saw a huge increase during Las Vegas’ construction boom; at the height it employed about 50 craftspeople. And then came the subsequent
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markets and do other things?” says Cindy. “We don’t want to stand still. People need to keep things going, and that’s why we built the green stone building,” she continues.
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Published on Feb 2, 2011
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