Illumination WALD STUDIO

25Nov/190

Lightglass

Today, Lightglass visited the office to show us their products.

Lightglass started as a light engine company but now focuses on making a light fixture and window hybrid product that is edge-lit on 2 sides and is intended to simulate daylight.

The product is 3.3" deep and can currently go up to 4'x4' dimensions.

The product currently comes in standard fixed white or warm dim CCT options.


Custom dimensions and new mullion profiles are coming soon.

17Sep/190

New Star Lighting

Today, New Star Lighting visited the office.

New Star is a Chicago based company. Most of their products are made in house in Chicago.

They make products that are for the following:

  • High Impact
  • Vandal Resistant
  • Confinement
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare

They are flexible with modifications.

They offer a lifetime warranty on the body and lens of the fixtures with the exceptions of bullets and spraypaint.

They also have a laser cutter in house.

Victory

  • Impact Rated
  • Sealed well so no bugs will get it (but is still serviceable from below)
  • Available in a multitude of sizes

Star Tile

  • Flush with grid
  • 2700K-6500K color tuning
  • Edgelit
  • Nice uniformity while dimming
  • 4x4 sometime soon
  • 1x1 up to 2x4
  • This fixture is not specifically vandal resistant but if needed they can add a lens in front of the fixture to make it vandal resistant. It will ultimately have a slightly larger flange to accommodate this.
  • There are many decorative panel options available for this fixture including:
    • Linen
      • Linen can be laminated in acrylic or polycarbonate so it can be cleaned.
    • Laser-cut patterns
    • Specialty suction cup films that have decorative patterns on them.
    • They have a special relationship with Vara Kamin Images to create decorative panels that can go in the fixture. This is specifically good for healthcare applications.

Acoustic Felt Tiles

  • 21 colors available
  • Anti-microbial spray for felt
  • They have worked with other manufacturers products to incorporate felt into a fixture.

 

Lampa Sconces

  • ADA Compliant
  • Wet Location
  • 1', 2', 4'
  • Up to 7,300 lumens
  • 0-10V to 1%
  • Vandal resistant
  • Integral emergency pack available

Gateway

  • 5 degree rotation
  • 32" long
  • Up to 3,880 lumens
  • Vandal resistant
  • There is a locking mechanism that holds the rotation in place
  • Wet listed even when upside down

11Jun/190

BOYD

BOYD stopped by our office today to present their new upcoming products.

They are focused on decorative, handcrafted and made to order fixtures.

Elements LED In-Wall Sconce:

Fire effect
Water effect

We looked at their wall sconces, available in different textures and looks. Available in 2700K, 3' (40 watts)or 4' (56 watts), appropriate for hospitality, commercial and residential spaces. The sconce with water feature has an interesting aesthetic although not highly functional.

Their other interesting looking product was Emanation bath sconce. It's available in 2700K, 3000K, and 3500K. Tunable white is coming soon.

The fixture is magnet mounted and flushed to mirror.

Goust pendant: (coming soon)

An edge-lit pendant mounted (AC cable) fixture with equal up/down light distribution. They are developing a laser edged model with 70% down and 30% uplighting.

Lups Sconce:

A cool looking wall sconce with flexibility in design, available in glossy and reflective metal and textured finishes.

22May/190

LIGTHFAIR 2019

ACCLAIM:

We liked the dome series.

 

ACCORD:

15 days lead time. Made in Brazil.

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AION:

0.5 inch by 0.5 is the smallest channel with screws in the end-cap. It goes down to 1/4" increments and over 8ft is available as one piece.

3/8” wide 800lm/ft 30, 40, 60,80 degree optic available. Node free on full and mid. Minimal visible node on a low level.

1/4” deep, 400lm/ft, node free

Variety of channels, walk over mud-in closet rods, shelves, recessed and surface mount all available.

AVENET:

Cool looking pendant.

BASELITE:

We liked the finish and textures that look like ceramic.

B-K LIGHTING:

Liked the new finish.

 

DAY TIME:

Interesting looking light panels.

 

DECORS:

Round fixture looked good. Acrylic all around.

 

ECOSENSE:

New ELV Dimming. 3 and 3.5”

  • Fixed and adjustable wet location fixture.
  • upgradable to tunable, Bluetooth controllable.
  • Field replaceable optics

 

ELLIPTIPAR/TAMBIENT:

New sconces and wall washers were shown.

 

KUZCO:

We really liked the forms and designs.

 

Interesting glass wet listed sconce:

 

LIGMAN:

 

 

LUCIFER:

48v tracks recessed, trim and trimless

Step lights:

LUMIUM:

Wood finishes for linear and new profiles:

New slim direct/indirect pendant mounted fixture. Lumium also had a new pendant mounted oval fixture.

 

MODERN FORMS:

Lightstick is a nice looking dropped lens fixture. Probably a good option for vanity lighting. But it's only available in 3000K.

 

MP LIGHTING:

Good Mono-point options.

NEOLIUM SMART:

 

OXYGEN:

Another lensed linear option but available only in 3000K.

PHILIPS/SIGNIFY:

Liked the mounting options.

PICASSO LIGHTING:

Had a nice wrap around lens.

SONNEMAN:

STRUCTURA:

 

VLT:

Custom fixture attached to hardware. Direct/ back light to a cove.

Globe mounting bracket for the light available as a pendant too! Globe, in the ground, spotlight.

  • General 5-6 weeks lead time
  • Linear products are made to order.
  • Different lenses, opacity, remote power supply.
  • A great option for shelf lighting, available in warm white and grazing.

Brand new step light, Corian face plate different colors, interior rated, different shapes, junction box with internal driver.

 

WAC LIGHTING:

 

 

 

 

14May/190

V2

Today V2 stopped by briefly to introduce their new custom projects department. Some of the highlights of their custom products are:

  • Everything is made on San Jose, CA
  • Osram, Xicato, Igor, Molex are all available in terms of controls
  • No quantity minimum
  • Delivers in 3-12 weeks
11Apr/190

Selux

This week we got to drop by Selux to learn more about the company and their products.

Exterior Line

Marine grade aluminum. No screws.

Light Columns. 8" extruded (square or round). Use any head. Modular. Façade Module. Elo is a 6" extruded column.

Bollards

Inula does not have any up lighting and has a solar top option.

Notch has a long, wide beam and is great for high abuse areas.

Post tops. Saturn and Quadro are refractor style. Ritorno is indirect. Olivo is a deeply recessed COB with integral drivers and many mounting options that can tilt and rotate.

Off-grid solar available

Exterior innovations

  • Tritec LED refractor for vertical illumination. Campus, path, or urban settings. Little up light with this.
  • Tritec- symmetric, asymmetric, and wall mount. Components: prismatic ring, hexagonal reflector cone. 100 lm/w.
  • Gen 5 optical silicone. The acrylic plate below is silicone. Cree XHP-70 chip (multi-dye chip). Shield for the back of silicone which looks very clean. Lower bug ratings in terms of glare than others.

All drivers have surge protection- they give extra as well.

They can do turtle code with either and could do dual color temp.

Interior

MLED Lens (M36, M60, M100): Flush- 2 types LW (an optimized white lens) and MI (clear lens with microprism inlay)

LMO Lenses

  • LW (general ambient): 81 lm/w; UGR:21
  • MI: 85 lm/w; UGR:17
  • A2 (WW, 20 degree beam spread, 12" from wall average): 75 lm/w
  • A5 (Grazer, 5 degree beam): 80 lm/w
  • NB (task illumination): 78 lm/w; UGR:20
  • BW (batwing/general wide illumination): 73 lm/w; UGR:21

Drop Lenses

  • LU (ceiling lx): 82 lm/w; UGR:21
  • DR (general ambient, lx on ceiling, drop lens): 90 lm/w; UGR22
  • VC (clear specular louvre): 65 lm/w; UGR:14
  • VB (Black louvre): 34 lm/w; UGR:13
  • VW (white louvre): 59 lm/w; UGR:17

Indirect

  • M36: LW, MI, NB, A2, A5, BW, LU
  • M60: LW, MI, BW
  • M100: LW, MI, BW

Piix MRC: 2 ft min for dedicated piix. 20 (40), 35 (70), 50 (100) degree. Low glare comfort features: precision optics, regressed baffle, optional secondary optic.

  • 20: 86 lm/w; UGR:10
  • 35: UGR:11
  • 50: UGR:12

Optic options: clear lens, diffuse lens, hexcell louvre

Hexcell not recommended for 35 and 50 degree.

Indirect achieved with films with piix.

13Mar/190

LEDucation


SDA

CORONET:

  • New Black Lens so fixtures are quieter looking (50% LLF)

DAY-O-LIGHT:

DESIGN PLAN:

  • Now has IP69K rated fixtures (which are rated for power washing)

ECOSENSE:

  • New LORE downlight
  • Interchangeable optics (beam spread) the modular with
    10°, 20°, 60°, and pinhole options.
  • Now also owns Lumium
    • $70 DN for bracket fixture

ERCO:

Right side: Standard wall-washer
Left side: Wall-washer for a high ceiling.
  • They use the OSRAM LED chips with 97+ CRI
  • Rearranged LED chips to achieve a round beam spread
  • New Atrium downlight for high ceiling available as up/down distribution. It offers a quit ceiling.

Zoom fixture: 70° to 15°, also available in oval shape beam spread from 7°.

FENG SHUI LIGHTING:

FORMA:

  • Works with Cassambi

HEVI-LITE:

  • Single diode instead of triple diode now
  • Acrylic fixture has stake mount and pendant mounting options and comes in smaller sizes. Can customize the size of the diffuser.

H.E. WILLIAMS:

INTENSE:

LEDCONN:

  • Luxflux
    • Field cuttable
  • Backlighting
    • 1.5” spacing from acrylic

LIGHTGLASS:

  • Mimicks daylight
  • Cannot see through it

LITELAB:

  • Next Gen cylinder and track available now

LUMENPULSE:

  • There are new mounting brackets and visors available for the Lumenfacade fixtures

LUMINII:

  • Now have High-Efficacy options
  • Part of leader brands: also available in 16".
  • Matrix and Matrix Plus
    • Come in 12x12 or 2x12 options
    • 134lm/w, back lighting solution 2x12

MARK ARCHITECTURAL:

  • Chisel Fixture
    • Comes in Warm Dim, Statics White, or Tunable White
    • $300 DN for tunable white fixture

MODERN FORMS:

  • They also have ceiling fans

NOVA FLEX:

  • 1-inch pinch custom size up, up to 4 ft
  • Nova flex is a great option for low cost and acceptable quality fixtures.

SELUX:

  • The hex cut around 45% of light
  • Available in different configurations as down, up, and up/down.

USAI:

  • New sloped ceiling options
  • 6.5” housing options
  • New Armstrong ceiling tile fixture

US ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING SUN VALLEY:

  • Good heat dissipation

WE-EF:

  • New post tops

LIGHTS ON WEST

B LIGHT:

LEDNER:

LUMENTRUSS:

  • Pre-made coves
  • Wooden fixtures

LOUPI:

  • 24V Track

ONE A:

  • One mounting ring that fits everything
  • Interior Only
  • Back mounted ring for millwork
  • Remote drivers that dim to 1%
  • Using SORAA
  • Higher price point

STENG:

  • New picture/Art Light

DULANSKI

NUMBER 8:

  • The new 200 series with competitive pricing (under $200), more output compared to 400 series coming in July.
    • mud in option comes soon (5 to 6 months).
    • Color tuning coming soon in all series (2 to 3 months).
    • $180fix + $20 extra for warm dim 30° adjustability, over 18 different optics.
    • IC housing is $20 adder.
    • Color tuning is around $50 adder.
    • Soraa lamping
    • 2.5 inch deep, a solite lens, wet location.
    • Luminet lens glass with optical potential for linear spread.

PRUDENTIAL:

  • Can light a whole ceiling and is clear when off

SCOUT LIGHTING:

  • 0-10V Dimmable
  • Cuttable to the inch
  • Comes pre-assembled
  • $40 DN/ft.
  • Have a 10 x 60 Grazer

O'BLANEY RINKER

BACKLIGHTING SOLUTIONS- EVOLITE:

  • Lattice
    • Screwed in rather than tension mount like TLS
  • Origami
    • Can lay things right on it
    • IP65 Rated (maintains rating when cut)
    • 866 lumens/sq. ft.
    • 12W/sheet

DADO LIGHTING:


Smallest is 6" but they can do a longer one.
  • Braille printed on the lens

EKLIPSE:

  • New Cipher System (fall product)
  • Adjustable every inch
  • Depth less than 3/8” required

LUCENT:

  • Beam control expanded the range in added sizes.
  • Mini800 lm
  • Micro 550lm ( good for display lighting)
  • Snap-in track
  • Dali- 0-10 lutron
  • A new range of LED module
  • warm dim and tunable white
  • chip onboard
  • 0-10V, EcoSystem, and Dali controls.
  • Down to 2000k on 1%
  • The mini trim cut the price and make it a competitive option

OPTIC ARTS:

  • New flexible outdoor FOT options (what does FOT mean?)
  • New fully flat lens

ROSCO:

  • New Optisculpt line

ELS

A LIGHT:

  • Available in 24" and 38" diameters. 8500lm for 38" model.
  • Remote driver in the canopy.
  • There are lines on the shiny finished surface but having a matt finish prevents that.

A fixture made out of nonorganic material (no mold). It is cleanable, vacuumable, recyclable, and printable.

PURE EDGE:

The 24v track heads also available in the warm dim.

TLS:


PYRAMID LIGHTING:

NERI:

Exterior fixture made from concrete fiberglass.

It has a nice horizontal distribution. Built based on the Florida code requirement. available with switching between amber color and standard white.

There is no shadow of the bracket on the surrounding. The blade part can be used to have signage and pattern since the light is thrown out from sides.


ELA

3G LIGHTING:

In RMZ Series the 2 micro LED is around $150 and $250 for 4 micro LED models. Available in timeless with integral driver recessed option

DL33R Downlight: Right side can be considered as an efficient fully adjustable/ flush option around $150 to $175.

AURORA LIGHT :

  • Symmetric and asymmetry distributions.
  • New wood bollard
  • New 3w basic flood light interchangeable optic no accessory, available in 15 20 40 50 degree optics. Using new silicon lens offer 15% optical output comparing to acrylic.
  • Walli family now have wall-washer option,110 degree 120 and 130 degree optic
  • They stoped sainless steel finish and intrediuced new PVD black finish

LF ILLUMINATION:


SLS

FLUXWERX:

FOCAL POINT:

  • Skydome is an edge-lit fixture with optional uplight.
  • The pendant mount comes with separate control for up and down individually .
  • available in 2',3', and 4' (18000lm) diameters.

SORAA:

22Feb/190

EGOLUCE

Today, Egoluce stopped by our office to present their updated decorative products.

The Newton Family:

The Newton family is their architectural line including varieties of track heads and mon-opoints available in different beam spreads (13°, 24°, 38°, 58°, and 63°). We really liked the Newton slim mono-point and Newton spot recessed looks and the 2 color combo (Black+ silver, Black+Gold, or Silver+Gold) in Newton Flat. (the track system is under process to be UL listed)

Spook:

Another interesting IP67 rated, walk over recessed fixture was the Spook. Being cool and not transmitting heat from the surface, makes this fixture a great option for pools and spas. Also, it works without failure in very low temperatures.

It is recommended for installation in concert and wood constructed surfaces. (for better water drainage and sturdy installation)

Wanda:

A rotatable tube shape LED profile IP67 with stainless steel terminals, 120° light distribution. It's available in 13, 25, 50, and 75 watts. 2700K, 3000K, and 4000K. It should be installed max 10 meters from the feeder to prevent the power drop. (7-10 days delivery)

Lancia:

Series of suspension lamps for diffused LED light (node free) with an extruded aluminum profile, opal polycarbonate diffuser. Available in 50m, 70m, 100m, and 150m diameters. The light source is in the inner part. The Lancia Tonda offers 2700lm/meter, 90 CRI, 10,000lm output in 150m model. It is available as single or multi configurations (mix and play). Also available in chrome finish or brushed gold.

Q Light:

It comes in 50cm and 70cm length square shape as standard and larger custome sizes. The front can be customized in different prints and patterns (they are all hand made). The have a gold leaf and mirror front.

  • The LED board size is fixed in either standards and custom sizes, therefore, the light output will be much less in larger sizes.

MoonLight:

The Moonlight is similar to Qlight with different finish options just in round shape.

14Feb/190

Innermost

Today, Innermost stopped by our office to present their decorative fixtures. They are based in London and Hong Kong but their products are also stocked in Connecticut. Eclectic range of products.

The Design Collection:

Kepler:

It's a really interesting ring pendant with micro-weave fabric and lockable mechanism. The LED comes in 90 CRI, 2700K as standard. No striations in the output. Metal trim for less glare coming soon. ADA compliant. A Great option for hotels.

For the Chandeliers they have Brass, Silver, Brushed gold as standard. Custom or bespoke finishes are available by request

The Chrome ball for the Beads pendant comes in 2 sizes with 4 standard finishes.

The Brixton is a spot pendant. It's available in 10W and 15W, 3000K (looks definitely warmer with the copper finish), available in Gloss White, Anodised Copper, and Graphite finishes.

On this category they offer fixtures with more flexibility for finishes and sizes(mix and match).

Essential Collection:

The LEDs follows Zhaga standard which allows the light source to be interchangeable with other manufacturer's LEDs.

Cobra is a wall mounted LED task light with a fully adjustable, flexible stem. The light comes with a USB charging socket. Cobra 90 with 90cm stem has a leather cover; in white or in brown leather with a gold anodized inner hood. Cobra Nude is 45cm long comes in black or white painted stem finish. 

The two other fixtures which we really liked are The Bracket and the YOY light.

The YOY wall presents an interesting shape on the wall. The fixture is available as a table lamp. YOY has Cree chip and comes in 3W, 100lm, 2700k or 4000K, and 80+ CRI.

The Bracket is a low profile high output LED wall light with a minimal slim section 

6Feb/190

Impact

Impact Lighting visited the office today. Impact is based in St. Louis. 4 week lead time standard.

For all fixtures, their standard CCT is: 3000K, 3500K, 4000K. 2700K is possible if needed.

80-85 CRI but 90 CRI is possible.

The fixtures have integral drivers. Built in 0-10V that dims to 1%.

There are 15 different powder coat paint finishes available for their fixtures as well as custom colors available.


Hula

Available in any of the powder coat finishes. The inside of the hoola must remain painted white, however.

There is an uplight component. There is a clear lens on the top unless you need it to be frosted.

Available in the following sizes:

  • 24 inches
  • 36 inches
  • 48 inches
  • 60 inches
  • 72 inches

I-Rod

This fixture has a 2 ft. - 8 ft. length range. It has a 6 inch diameter but the diameter can be larger if needed. A smaller version of this fixture will also be coming out later this year.

The fixture is lit with LumaFilm flexible LED panels (shown below). A downlight component can be added to the bottom of the fixture as well. If added, the downlight component can provide up to 1600 delivered lumens.


Yo-Yo

The Yo-Yo is a direct/indirect fixture. It comes in either a 12 inch or 16 inch diameter.

There is a silicone diffusor over the light source to soften the light.

The finishes can really be played with on this fixture. The inside and outside of the fixture can be different colors. The bottom inner piece is always silver but it is not super noticeable.

This fixture has 2 drivers inside of it and dual circuit dimming is available.

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