Category Archives: Creative Manufacturers

lightart by 3form

Six years ago I covered the efforts by decorative resin panel supplier 3Form to setup a specialty lighting studio called LightArt.  Nice to see those efforts continuing, along with some really creative new pieces. I love their integration of felt into

lightart by 3form

Six years ago I covered the efforts by decorative resin panel supplier 3Form to setup a specialty lighting studio called LightArt.  Nice to see those efforts continuing, along with some really creative new pieces. I love their integration of felt into

proled cove profiles

Interesting, ultra-compact recessed linear LED cove profiles from ProLed.  Thin enough to fit in the space of the gypsum board.

proled cove profiles

Interesting, ultra-compact recessed linear LED cove profiles from ProLed.  Thin enough to fit in the space of the gypsum board.

mario romano

Mario Romano is a Santa Monica-based designer and manufacturer of decorative CNC-carved Corian walls.  Romano has created some beautiful and very unique relief patterns and architectural cladding systems.

mario romano

Mario Romano is a Santa Monica-based designer and manufacturer of decorative CNC-carved Corian walls.  Romano has created some beautiful and very unique relief patterns and architectural cladding systems.

softlab – 315 montgomery

SOFTlab continues to design and fabricate some impressive installation pieces.  Their latest (via Designboom) is an office lobby art piece they describe as a “light organ”. But I like it especially because it reminds me of the projects my team

softlab – 315 montgomery

SOFTlab continues to design and fabricate some impressive installation pieces.  Their latest (via Designboom) is an office lobby art piece they describe as a “light organ”. But I like it especially because it reminds me of the projects my team

disney vision – old school vr

For those of you who are enamored with VR, I remember Disney trialing VR in EPCOT as early as 1994.  Sure enough, I found a video of the experience: Amazing tech for the time, but goes to show that in

disney vision – old school vr

For those of you who are enamored with VR, I remember Disney trialing VR in EPCOT as early as 1994.  Sure enough, I found a video of the experience: Amazing tech for the time, but goes to show that in

LightnTec

LightnTec is a German-based startup founded in 2016 that is developing and launching an LED media display produced on an ultra-thin, flexible, translucent foil substrate.  And the product can be cut in-field too, as you can see in their video

LightnTec

LightnTec is a German-based startup founded in 2016 that is developing and launching an LED media display produced on an ultra-thin, flexible, translucent foil substrate.  And the product can be cut in-field too, as you can see in their video

vcc ventoflex

Specialty LED components company VCC is introducing a sheet-style LED back-lighting solution called VentoFlex.  The VCC design is flexible, able to be tiled and cut to fit (along predefined patterns). Here is their VCC VentoFlex-Brochure and VCC VentoFlex-Datasheet. It seems

vcc ventoflex

Specialty LED components company VCC is introducing a sheet-style LED back-lighting solution called VentoFlex.  The VCC design is flexible, able to be tiled and cut to fit (along predefined patterns). Here is their VCC VentoFlex-Brochure and VCC VentoFlex-Datasheet. It seems