Category Archives: Craftsmanship

Lighting Masterclass: The Performance of the Object and the Aesthetics of Performance

Join us for a panel discussion during LCDQ’s Legends 2016 design event on May 5th in our Los Angeles showroom. Lighting Masterclass will be a compelling conversation about the beauty and technical performance of lighting from three masters with distinct design … Continue reading

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Introducing the Newest Atelier Collection: Scofield at Remains Lighting

Remains is proud to introduce Scofield at Remains Lighting, a collection specialized in 17th-19th C. American and European lighting designs based on original oil, candle and gas fixtures. Historic lighting design is united with modern technology in each hand-crafted piece. … Continue reading

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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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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

What does it mean to Make it in Brooklyn? This summer, the first Make it in Brooklyn Innovation Summit will strive to answer that question. On June 25, the summit will bring together “Brooklyn’s leading innovators, makers, builders, and entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Simon Pearce Glassblowing Workshop

The Simon Pearce workshop in Windsor, VT allows visitors to view the ongoing work of the glassblowing shop. Because of the glass furnaces, this shop doesn’t need heat in the winter. We visited in July… Even though it was a … Continue reading

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Museum of American Precision (Continued)

Whew. Now, here’s the stuff: The Museum of American Precision has the very first Bridgeport vertical milling machine #0001. It’s in its standard grey and blue, the paint is beautifully crazed from age. The machine, which dates from 1938 is … Continue reading

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Museum of American Precision

With great subterfuge and possibly some outright lies, I got Alix through the doors of the Museum of American Precision. This pulsing heart of luddite nerd-dom is in an old mill building in Windsor Vermont where machine tools were engineered … Continue reading

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