Category Archives: US Manufacturing

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 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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A story of enduring beauty

A recent article in the NY times tells a story of enduring beauty; how objects can be signifiers of much bigger things. Learn more about Helen Lamb and how a light fixture revealed a secret life. READ FULL ARTICLE

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A Plan to Rebuild Penn Station

Rebuild Penn Station today launched an advertising campaign urging commuters to support the movement to reconstruct the original Pennsylvania Station in New York. The magnificent building, designed by McKim, Mead & White and completed in 1910, was demolished in 1963. … Continue reading

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