Category Archives: Sustainability

Remains Out & About in Midtown Manhattan

On a balmy winter day, we left our showroom in the heart of the Flower District to explore midtown Manhattan in hopes of spotting a few of our fixtures in situ. Just south of Bryant Park, Heron Exterior Wall Lanterns … Continue reading

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Remains Lighting Candlesticks

Remains Lighting is lighting up the holiday season with six new families of candlesticks. Made from solid brass, the candlesticks are offered in a variety of finishes and the designs span from traditional to modern. Hand-made in our Brooklyn factory … Continue reading

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Introducing the Vesta Chandelier

Introducing two new chandeliers to the Remains Lighting Collection, the Vesta 24 Chandelier and the Vesta 48 Chandelier. Long slender arms of precisely cut and hand brazed metal emanating from a center orb with hand-blown glass shades. The Vesta Chandeliers … Continue reading

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The Art of Engineering & Craft of Metal and Glass Work

All of the lighting fixtures created at Remains begins as an idea– a sketch of the desired product.  The idea is edited and modified until it is ready to move into production. Remains Lighting president, David Calligeros, has nearly 20 … Continue reading

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Remains Lighting’s Green Thumb

Late spring is in full bloom in Brooklyn and the Remains Lighting garden is soon to follow. Last week, the employees of Remains took a small break from handcrafted lighting to focus on homegrown vegetables. In anticipation of summer barbecues, we … Continue reading

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New York Law to Limit Light Pollution

With the support of lots of citizen input, the New York State legislature passed a bill that will limit light pollution. This is a piece of legislation supported by the International Dark-Sky Association (www.darksky.org). The gist of the law is … Continue reading

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Bulb Phase-out (EISA Act of 2007)

We have been paying close attention to the 2nd phase of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 which comes in effect this January 1, 2014. The first phase of the act brought the demise of the standard 100w … 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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