Category Archives: Remains Lighting Factory

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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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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Gardening at the Remains Lighting Factory

Brooklyn, thought by many to be the epitome of an urban environment, is home to more greenery than one might expect. From small window boxes to entire vacant lots, Brooklyn’s population is devoted to creating greener, more colorful neighborhoods. The … Continue reading

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Cast Irony

We restored a set of huge antique light fixtures for Restoration Hardware, which tickles me until I cry. If you happen to drive down Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich CT, you can’t miss the huge new Restoration Hardware store in the … Continue reading

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Made in New York City: The Remains Lighting Factory on National Manufacturing Day

Made in NYC asked us to post a few photos of our factory in Brooklyn, NY in honor of National Manufacturing Day. We are very happy to oblige. Manufacturing generates a huge, complex web of economic activity, from providing jobs … Continue reading

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Renewable Power

I was presenting some research to the LA chapter of the IESLA on the relative benefits of different lighting technologies from a sustainability point of view (basically: incandescent vs. fluorescent vs. LED) and I was asked by a gentleman at … Continue reading

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A note from Hutton Wilkinson to launch our new Tony Duquette collection!

Tony Duquette for Remains Lighting, is a match made in heaven! Having worked with Tony since I was seventeen I experienced all the joys of his creativity and all the sorrow of trying to find craftsmen capable of interpreting his dramatic vision into something which … Continue reading

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Factory Visit from the Balvenie Rare Craft Roadshow

Andrew Weir, ambassador of “The Balvenie” came to visit the Remains factory in Brooklyn. They are touring the country in a hand-built Morgan Plus 8 to find and “celebrate rare craftsmanship” wherever they find it still thriving. You can see … Continue reading

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