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Introducing the Presidio Collection by Hart Howerton

Designed by global interdisciplinary architectural firm, Hart Howerton, the Presidio Collection includes three distinct product lines and is a tribute to heritage, bringing together contemporary style, historic inspiration and hand crafted, organic materials. Remains and Hart Howerton have a long history of … Continue reading

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Pairing Design & Technique Vol 3 Metal Spinning

Metal spinning is a niche metal-forming technique that lives at the juncture between medieval craft and high-tech aerospace applications. Spinnings play a lead role in some of our most beautiful products, but choosing the right application is both complex and … Continue reading

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Pairing Design & Technique – Vol 2 Glass

Artisan made glass is behind some of our most remarkable lighting and custom creations today, yet the practice began 3000 years ago in ancient Egypt. Through a series of techniques, some we’ll expand on below, molten glass can be made … Continue reading

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New Can Lighting from Commune

Our latest collaboration with Commune comes in the form of utilitarian can lighting with solid brass cylindrical bodies and signature ‘slash-pierced’ shades.  Pendants, sconces and flush mounted versions are now proudly made at our Brooklyn factory.  See them all here … Continue reading

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Lighting an NYC Skyscraper A Collaborative Effort between Remains and Robert A.M. Stern Architects

For 25 years, Remains has had the pleasure of working with world-class architects and designers — initially as a source for restored antiques, but we quickly grew into a from-scratch manufacturer specializing in custom design and fabrication. With a team … Continue reading

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Jewels in the Sky

The Crouse Hinds Co. exists to this day making technical and extreme-duty lighting for bridges, airports, factories and ships. I came across them 25 years ago when I bought a large set of bronze lights removed from the parapet wall … Continue reading

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Pairing Design and Technique – Vol 1. Metal Casting

Our team knows, custom projects demand thoughtful solutions. Each project needs to hit a unique set of quality, schedule, and cost notes; pairing the right technique to those demands is our expertise. This year, we’re lifting the curtain on the … Continue reading

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Luxury in every detail

Watch now : Luxury lighting made by hand in Brooklyn, NY

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