Category Archives: Employee Profiles

Love is in the air…

by Zach on February 6, 2014

It’s February, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, love is in the air, and there are few things we love more than motorcycles.We’ve got some exciting new products that we are photographing, and for those of you familiar with last year’s LA2 catalog, you know no photoshoot is complete without at least one motorcycle.

by Amy on May 23, 2013

This week on Illuminate, we grabbed a few minutes to chat it up with Artisan Alexis Schmidt-Pederson (better known as Lex around the shop).  With a great sense of humor and an eye for some of the most beautiful ways to sculpt our chandeliers, Lex is a powerhouse of artistic creativity. Stats:  Position: Artisan/Fabricator Time [...]

The Man Behind the Seams – Ron Trowbridge

by Amy on March 29, 2013

This week on Illuminate we are spending some time with our Lead Fabricator, Ron Trowbridge.  A master when it comes to crafting our beautiful fixtures, Ron knows how to work through some of the more difficult fabrication techniques and make sure our fixtures really sing. Stats: Position: Lead Fabricator Time at LightArt: About 2 years [...]

Taming Dragons with Nick Van Strander

by Amy on January 10, 2013

This week at LightArt we are taking some time out with the sculptural mastermind behind the Dragon (and many other LightArt Masterpieces), Nick Van Strander. Stats: Position: Senior Artisan Time at LightArt: About 2.5 years Famous For: Vending Machine Snack Manifesto   Illuminate: So I hear you have a Movie Prop Background – what does [...]

A Peek Behind the Fold – James Coury

by Amy on November 1, 2012

This week on Illuminate, we are featuring a ‘Peek Behind the Fold’ and interviewing Artisan James Coury. Stats: Position: Artisan Time at LightArt: Roughly 2 years Famous For: His Electric Vehicle Illuminate: Why an Electric Car? James: It’s actually an Electric Vehicle – because it’s not really a car, more of a motorcycle with 3 [...]