Tag Archives: David Calligeros

Lure Atlanta

My friend Bill Peace and I had a tasty lunch at Atlanta’s South City Kitchen. When we were done, Peace took me for a preview of Lure, just down the block, a new restaurant he designed which was opening that … Continue reading

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Lights of Marrakech

I am in Morocco this week for the Design Leadership Summit, and we created a special mobile guide to showcase the lighting of Marrakech for the occasion. Lights of Marrakech is my personal and thoroughly non-comprehensive selection of a few … Continue reading

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More Treasures from the Neighbors’ Cache

Lewis Bowman was a New York based architect prominent in the first quarter of the 20th Century. He worked across the country, and in a variety of historic European styles, but is most notable for his use of Jacobean and … Continue reading

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The Carbon Footprint of Lighting

Last Thursday David, Tarryn and I attended a local meeting of the Illuminating Engineering Society of LA with friend and Los Angeles-based lighting designer Sean O’Connor. We met at the Proud Bird, a restaurant and home to a wild display … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint: From the Mines to My House, Towards a Lifecycle Analysis of Lighting – Lecture on January 19

David Calligeros presents Carbon Footprint: From the Mines to My House, Towards a Lifecycle Analysis of Lighting to the Illuminating Engineering Society of Los Angeles on January 19, 2012. David will address sustainable lighting, looking at it from the standpoint of a mercury … Continue reading

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ICAA NYC Holiday Cocktails & Auction

The Racquet and Tennis Club building on Park Avenue, designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead, and White, happens to be lit by tons of E. F. Caldwell Co. fixtures… a source of constant pleasant distraction for me. The Racquet and Tennis … Continue reading

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Spectacular Autumn Sunrise

I pulled into work a little before 7am the other day under an incredible luminous sky. So I grabbed the camera and bounded up to the roof to see what the skyline looked like and… was it impressive. When I … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Antiques Show…and then some…

Alix, Valerie, and I spent a recent evening at the San Francisco Antiques Show Preview Party. This seems like the one night where all San Francisco’s design, architecture and antiques luminaries come out to celebrate. We had a great time … Continue reading

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