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Barkitecture 2014

by Sara on June 12, 2014

Earlier this month, LightArt participated in Barkitecture, a yearly fundraising event put on by the NW division of Luxe Magazine.  Teams of six, comprised of an Architect, Contractor, Interior Designer, Landscape Architect, and two Project Managers, were grouped randomly and set to the task of creating a doghouse to be auctioned off for charity. Each [...]

Answering ‘An Invitation to Innovation’

by Zach on January 28, 2014

Remember how we said at the beginning of the year that we love an “invitation to innovation”? Well, I suppose you could say we RSVP’d. Pantone, an X-Rite company and global color authority, announced PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid as the color of the year for 2014. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, [...]

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 [...]

Guess This Neighbor!

by Amy on May 9, 2013

If you do not often hang around the eclectic fabulousness that is Georgetown, you probably haven’t been aware of the annual Block Party that occurs each July when LightArt and all of our neighbors spruce up our workspaces, throw open our doors, and invite Seattle into our individual niches of the world. With all of [...]

Bound for ICFF

by Amy on April 4, 2013

Here at LightArt, we are busy prepping for the spring trade show circuit.  Including HI Connect, HD, NeoCon, ICFF we have a busy season ahead of us! Deep-seated in LightArt history, ICFF 2005 is what started the whole adventure.  Looking back on these photos, it’s amazing how far LightArt has come in such a short [...]

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 [...]

Getting Better All the Time

by Amy on March 8, 2013

This week at LightArt we have spent some time improving our internal processes.  Part of those improvements is our beautiful brand new inventory shed! Allowing us to organize and stock some of our key components, this shed will help us track our internal inventory with greater ease.  Though not as glamorous as one of our [...]