Creative Lab: Luminaires with Luxury Accents

THIS MONTH’S CHALLENGE: How do you create the look of hand made fixtures that incorporate luxury materials like leather, porcelain and marble without breaking your budget with custom fixtures? SOLUTION: LIGHT represents manufacturers who offer standard line products that incorporate a variety of high-end unique finishes, offered at a variety of price points to meet […]

Designer Spotlight: Ramón Esteve for LZF Lamps

Designed by the Spanish architect and designer Ramón Esteve, LZF’s new Thesis lamp is modern and intimate. Available as both a floor lamp and table lamp, Thesis is a particularly compelling light, not least because its design is, on the surface, relatively simple: a wood veneer shade held by a metal tripod. Look closer and you […]

See What’s New From Cerno

Cerno is pleased to introduce several beautiful new products. The Penna Sconce and Pendant incorporate a balance of utility and sophisticated beauty. The Nauta Floor and Table Lamp, a beautifully modern take on a rustic, beach inspired design, take inspiration from the Forma. The Plura Flush Mount and Pendant are simplistic in design, with subtle […]

European Factory Annual Summer Shutdown 2019

We all know that they do things a little different in Europe than we do here in America – for example – all of the lighting factories in Spain and Italy close for the entire month of August. Every year we deal with the challenges that this presents in getting product delivered for our projects during […]

Landscape Lighting Solutions: In-Grade Landscape Lighting

In this month’s Landscape Lighting Solutions newsletter, LIGHT has compiled a collection of in-grade lighting solutions for outdoor spaces. The low profile, recessed ground and well lighting provides a perfect solution for accentuating landscapes and exterior architecture. In addition, the various options of in-ground power supply makes for a seamless look. Scroll down to see […]

Refer a Colleague to Win a Free Pablo UMA Mini!

LIGHT and Pablo have teamed up to give away a free UMA Mini. The newest addition to the UMA family, the UMA Mini is now more portable than ever and takes all its cues from its big sister UMA, fusing state-of-the-art LED technology with 360° high fidelity surround sound, while boasting a party mode feature […]

Designer Spotlight: Estudi Manel Molina for Bover

The designers behind Bover’s new Skybell Collection are from the Barcelona-based design group Estudi Manel Molina. After a long professional career with the Lievore Altherr Molina Studio, Manel Molina created Estudi Manel Molina with fellow designers Raimon Monsarro and Daniel Castro in 2016 to develop projects in industrial design and consulting. The three designers all […]

2019 SONNEMAN Suspenders Additions

The Suspenders Collection by SONNEMAN was first introduced in 2017 with a set of configurations, delicately scaled, modular system of interconnected elements and suspended LED luminaries. Suspenders enable hundreds of uniquely structured lighting systems that have the look and feel of custom design but the ease of use, implementation and design of a pre-configured design. […]

LIGHT Distributors’ Quarterly June 2019

Welcome to LIGHT Distributors’ Quarterly! This quarter, we’ve compiled a list of vanity lighting. Maxim, AFX, Varaluz, and Nuvo offer a wide range of low cost vanity lighting solutions ideal for multi-family and commercial projects. Available in 90+ CRI and meeting Title 24 requirements, these fixtures will meet budget needs without compromising in style and […]

Project Spotlight: NBC Tower, Chicago

Project: NBC Tower Building Designer: Arktura  Specified Manufacture: Omnify Lighting Specified Product: LumiCurtain Location: Chicago, IL Photos By: Jared Powell Photography When renowned systems architecture firm Arktura was contracted to deliver an impactful interior lighting design to Chicago’s historic NBC Tower, they faced some challenges. What was the best way to provide bright, clean and even […]