Stonegate by AFX specializes in elegant, made-to-order, residential and contract lighting for hotels, restaurants, retail stores and more. Stonegate incorporates custom lighting design experts, who offer an array of designer lighting from traditional to contemporary styles in various fabrics and finishes.
Designer Grant Chappelle is one of Stonegate’s prestigious designers and is an alumnus of the prestigious School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he studied Fine Art and Design. Following his studies, he began work at the well-known Chicago-based light fixture manufacturer, New Metal Crafts, Inc. He worked alongside world-renowned architects and designers in the creation and restoration of decorative lighting fixtures, collaborating on projects for companies including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Disney, and Princess Cruise Lines.
Currently, Chappelle is Product Design and Creative Manager for AFX, Inc. overseeing design development for both AFX and Stonegate by AFX product lines. He has been recognized by the American Lighting Association as a leader in design and the recipient of numerous Lighting for Tomorrow product design competition awards. His extensive knowledge and appreciation of art and design is often reflected in his visual aesthetic and approach to fixture design. He continues to explore the limits of artistic expression and technology.
See below for some of Chappelle’s designs for Stonegate:
The Dole Pendant
The Dole Pendant is constructed of fabric; the light diffuses from the white acrylic bottom diffuses to create a warm glow.
The Tempest Pendant is made of a decoratively cut metal frame with matte black and brushed stainless outer finish options and gold and transparent copper inner finishes.
Taza Cylinder Pendant
The Taza Pendant is a made-to-order product from Stonegate. Available in 10, 15 and 20 inch diameters and 24, 30, and 36 inch height, the Taza is elegant by itself or in a cluster.
Click here to view all of Chappelle’s designs.