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David Calligeros’ Trade Talk: How to Design Custom Lighting

David Calligeros will visit the Jim Thompson showroom in Atlanta, Georgia next week to present a Trade Talk about the custom lighting design process. The event, hosted by the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, aims to explain the traditional craft of … Continue reading

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Introducing 24 New Sconces

The collection combines my love of flight and my love of the engineering that goes into¬†airplanes. I’m caught between a nostalgic view of slower, simpler modes of transportation¬†(and of life in general) and a love for engineering, innovation, and design. … Continue reading

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Introducing the Dandelion 24 Chandelier

Remains Lighting is happy to introduce the newest addition to the Duquette collection, the Dandelion 24 Chandelier. The beaded fixture will join the Dandelion family, alongside the Dandelion 18 Chandelier and the Dandelion 32 Chandelier. Greatly influenced by nature, the … Continue reading

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2015 Stanford White Awards Celebrate Traditional Architecture and Design

On Wednesday, December 2nd, the New York Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) celebrated the winners of the 2015 Stanford White Awards in a sold-out event at the Prince George Ballroom. David Calligeros, president of Remains … Continue reading

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Manufacturing in Brooklyn iGraphic

Community, Inspiration, Feedback, Talent and Access are just a few of the advantages that David Calligeros, Rick Mast, Diana Pincus and Charlie Herman called out about manufacturing in Brooklyn at the Make it Brooklyn Summit….

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Restoration of Historic 15 Washington Street Part II

In keeping with its beginnings, Remains Lighting continually takes on restoration and custom projects. The latest of these involves the restoration of several chandeliers and lighting fixtures for Rutgers University. Once home to an insurance company and passed onto Rutgers, … Continue reading

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Make it in Brooklyn Innovation Summit

Make it in Brooklyn hosted the first Innovation Summit in Brooklyn on June 25th. Panel members discussed the challenges and benefits of manufacturing in Brooklyn, including Remains Lighting founder, David Calligeros, who noted that “it’s not mass producing, it’s artisan, … Continue reading

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Restoration of Historic 15 Washington Street

Rutgers University has undertaken the renovation of the historic building at 15 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. Designed by the architecture firm, John H. & Wilson C. Ely in the neo-classical style in 1930, the building remains one of … Continue reading

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