Illumination WALD STUDIO



Zaneen stopped by our office today to present the new products from Prolicht.

The Snooker:

A suspended luminaire is available as an individual or as a group in a trimless conductor rail or a snooker board. The idea behind it is the freedom to adjust the suspension using the gravity lift. (standard 1.5m, optional 3.5 adjustment and make clicking sound every 10cm)

  • Available in 25 different finishes and  6 different illuminated ring colors in Shine Snooker model.
  • 5.9W, 280lm-330lm.
  • 90cRI, 2700K, 3000K, and 4000K
  • 0-10v and Dali dimming systems.
  • Fitted 48V magnetic adaptor in the channel.
  • Bartenbachs lens with 55° light distribution.
  • Available with unlit pieces as well to create a full custom installation.







Ultralights Lighting

We looked at UltraLights' new products in the office today.


A surface mounted fixture with opal acrylic diffuser in Corten Steel (very interesting texture and color), cast bronze, black, and other custom finishes.


  •  1100lm, 120 lm/w with 80% diffused lens.
  • Available in 3000K(standard), 2700K, 3500K, and 4000K.
  • Available in dry/damp and wet location options.

*They use Osram Sylvania LED since it is programmable and Philips LED for wet location products.


A pendent with 24" diameter and 36" diameter, 4x LED retrofit (20W max ea) or dedicated 30W LED, 0-10V dimming and adjustable mounting cable (15"-96").


The interior surface comes in gold, silver, and white finishes.

Wall Sconce Family:

We also looked at Modelli. A 7.4W 1160lm LED flush mounted sconce. It comes in different finishes, diffuser options (opal, onyx, alabaster, swirl), 3000K(standard), 2700K, 3500K, and 4000K. The acrylic diffuser is made with mitered corners.


Shown in: White Swirl

*Most of their products are flush mounted.

*They do not stock any product and everything is made to order.







Prolume stopped by to present their new products.

They have custom manufactured LED strips and in house manufactured LED board.


They use 2-step binned LEDs from Cree and Nichia LED chip, ranging from 2200K up to 6000K, 4° light spread.The 5" segment is the smallest they can do in LED strip.

They presented a custom fixture using series CLA fixtures. (It's great for illuminating high ceilings and has 1ft increment).


  • Initially developed for "National Archives Museum".
  • 3 different optics. Spot, medium flood, and flood
  • Mounted in a custom cradles.

* They use custom designed hi-flux LED (CREE XLamp, XP-E LEDs) to achieve 2850K

*  Each LED bin they use are only one color and brightness group and is uniquely identified by a bin code.



Duo CS:

A low voltage linear luminaire with an extruded aluminium body.

  • Available in 27K, 30K, 35K, 40K , 50K, and RGB.
  • 150° built in articulation and 115° light beam.
  • Available in white powder coated and anodized aluminium finishes. (opt for custom finish)

They are considering to have this product as a hanging rod for closet (the aluminium part is not scratch proof!) and wet listed.


They have an interesting vivid pink LED product.


VIBIA Lighting

We looked at 3 new products from Vibia Lighting in the office today:


A sphere shaped LED product suspended at different heights and attached to the ceiling via a floating tubular structure.


  • Standard 2700K (opt for 3000k and 3500K with a minimum order.)
  • Adjustable aircraft cable (the tubular structures are pre-cut in desired lengths.)
  • Hand blown Glass.
  • Acrylic diffuser.

The Flamingo:

A decorative pendent great for ambient lighting.

  • 2 × LED 5.6W,  delivered 1102 lm
  • standard 2700K, 80+ CRI
  • Acrylic diffuser.
  • Aluminium housing is available in matte gold, matte white, and charcoal gray matte finishes.
  • 0-10V, Dali and Lutron Eco dimming options.



  • A surface mounted pendent, a table lamp, and a floor lamp fixture with direct/indirect light distribiution.
  • Standard 2700K, , 80+ CRI. (opt for 3000K with minimum order)
  • Aluminium LED housing is available in matte gold, matte white, and polish chrome finishes.
  • 0-10V touch dimming control. (sensor is located on the base in a table lamp model and under the shade in a floor lamp model.)





Today we have reviewed the Sonneman's new products in the office.

They have presented the Suspenders from the decorative family. It comes in different pre-configurations such as linear, zig zag, tandem, tri bar,...

It' good to remember that the components are very delicate and require a lot of care at the time of installation.

The component includes a power bar, hanger and luminaire. this system offers direct/indirect lighting, aimable light spread hanged with aircraft cable.

The power bar accommodate variety of  luminaries types and distributions such as:

  • Drum (etched cased glass, 3w.)
  • Cylinder (50°, 5w, up or down lighting.)
  • Light-bar (linear light, 10w, up or down lighting.)
  •  Crystal chiclet (2w, it can be installed horizontally or downward.)


The Constellation fixture

The Kit can be apart and includes:

  • 2 LED heads.
  • 4 different configurations.
  • Remote constant current driver.
  • 15 different lengths.
  • Standard color temperature of 3000K.


The pre-configured designs are in stock and ready for fast shipping.

1500 delivered lumen.

From the commercial family they have presented the ALC, flush and semi flush mount.

It comes in 2" and 3"  diameters with 3 different lengths integral LED, standard 3000K, 25° narrow flood lens, 1060 lm/10 watts and 2110 lm/ 20 watts.

Tik-Tak is an interesting tandem LED pendent with suspended rods in multiple level (up to 6 tier). It is great in residential and hospitality projects. Each rod can be independently positioned as up or down light, and adjusted with infinite variability to any height along the suspension cables.

It has 10' adjustable cable, 47" fixture's width, 2288 lm/20 watts, 3000K and 90 CRI.

Double Corona

An LED ring pendant available in 6" (580lm/8w), 16", 24" (3170lm/51w), 32", 48" and 60" diameters. It has just 1 LED board to achieve a uniform distribution, 6' adjustable cable.

It can be installed in a max 30° slop ceiling.


A one sided LED wall bar and pendent, suitable for damp location. It comes in  1" height, 3' (1110lm/ 10w),4', 6' and 8' lengths, down and up/down distributions,  110V, ELV remote driver.






3G LIGHTING stopped by our office to present some of their new products.


Elegant, recessed  luminaries designed for continuous runs for a variety of ceiling types. Available in linear, right angle, square, and rectangle configurations with square and round aperture.


It comes with the following options:

  • Citizen LED chip
  • 3 standard colors; black, white and paintless.
  • recessed, mounted and pendent  with trim and trimless options.
  • aluminium flange screw into the housing
  •  Standard (80+CRI). Optional (90+ and 97+CR)
  • 1', 2',3' and 4' lengths with continuous run option.
  • applicable in wood ceilings with mechanical.
  • quick connectors on all product for ease of adding accessories in the field.

The round shape can be configured as 2 heads, side by side. The 50mm size has 3000lm and the larger one, 70mm has 5000lm.


They have a 5 to 7 days turnover for typical drawing for RCP with mechanical, sprinkler and duct.

A great feature in continuous runs is, that the heads are lockable and can slide within the channel for maximum adjustability and flexibility. (12" to 18")

The DL3500 cost around $135 and the DL4500 cost around $165 to $170, delivers up to 4000Lm. both fixtures have Osrom driver, 0-10V down to 1%.

Also, by using a screw driver the head can be rotated 360° and tilted 40°.


The Lina is another linear fixture comes in 2" and 3.5" with extruded lens, glued cap ends. The 2" is the deepest drop lens which they can do for the linear family.

The 3.5" costs around $55 to $65 and has 10 days delivery turnover for delivery.

The 1" and 2" dropped lens, flushed lens. The LED tray hinge for easier access to the electronic parts behind the board.

D Lina is another configuration in their continuous run linear family which is a combination of linear + down light.

6", 12" and 24" on center placement.


This fixture has been developed from corner light. It has the following options:

  • Linear and square shapes with different mounting options.(6", 8", 12" single square, 8" and 12" vertical, 10" multiple, etc.)
  • Available in 27K, 30K, 35K, and 40K
  • A 12" LED board in linear option.
  •  Standard 4' x 4' in size and upto  4' x 8'.
  • Aircraft cable in pendent model
  • Additional RGB and RGB-W options.
  • Flush lens from 1" to 7".


The new product from Kubo family

They offer different variation in drop lens and if different sizes are required to be used in one space, they will match the driver power to each dropped lens fixture to maintain a uniform illumination among the fixtures.


A round fixture with white sandblasted acrylic diffusers. It is available in various lenses (flush and 1" t0 5" drops), surface mounted and recessed on various grid, drywall and wood ceilings, 80+ CRI and 27K, 30K, 35K, and 40K color temperatures.








New York Digital Lighting Show

At the New York Digital Lighting Show manufactures presented their new products and we've highlighted some of them here.

Impact Architectural Lighting

From left to Right are Yo.Yo, Mere,, Slikk, and Ula pendent above them.

The Yo.Yo comes in 12" and 16" diameters and 14 powder coat paint colors. Direct/indirect lighting (optional back light with porcupine lens)

The Slikk has an interesting  hour glass figure. It has a glossy white acrylic diffuser, custom LED board in 3000K, 3500K, or 4000K (80 CRI).

They offer 4 weeks quick ship for a customized finish.




Barrisol is a leader in stretched ceiling, wall, and any back lighting with a wide variety of 3D patterns, textures and recognized artist's prints to choose from.


The Acoustic light is Acoustically managed general lighting ceiling system which provide an efficient reduction noise coefficient. (diffiser and then LED diode system on top gives general illumination membranes and track system.)

Barrisol uses 2 layers of  membranes and systems, printed translucent sheets for 3D printed ceiling or wall back lighting to achieve a more realistic appearance.

Barrasol system can be installed with cove and  translucent ceiling.

They also offer a concrete finish design (print concrete on a translucent surface and back light it).

The biggest sheet of printing 3 sizes 17, tall 3000ft length 10foot translucent Normal barrisol is 8’




The Archetype is cone shape fixture with a 12.2" aperture, an Aluminium painted body, a polycarbonate silkscreened shade.


The Honeycomb has hexagonal modules in groups of 3, Clip-in connection, form a self-supporting, direct and indirect lighting , 0-10 Dimming system, 2700K and 3500k color temperatures, and the driver is placed in canopy.

Their fixtures are all manufactured in overseas and stocked in US. Therefore, lead time for available items in stock is  5 to 10 business days and for customized products or not in stock, it takes 4 to 5 weeks production time and 2 weeks delivery to job site.



Their reading and bedside lighting products have a minimalist look and great range of sustainability.

From top to bottom are the 2 of Fuse family, Tosca in the middle and Digit on the bottom.

The top right side one comes with on/off switch and the left side one is non-switched. The fixtures have built in driver, 2W, 80lm, 3000K, 330º rotation, 90º tilt adjustable angle.

The Tosca and Digit reading lights have integral jamb switches so they will automatically turn on/off when opened and closed. The Tosca has 1W, 61lm, 80CRI, 2700K, 180º rotation and 135º tilt adjustable angle. The Digit is similar to tosco with the exception of higher output of 3W and 114lm.

Olympus Trimless LED, 1W, 39lm with dimmable driver.



The luma film LED panels can be used in conjunction with the Barrisol system. It has minimal thermal output, great for thin spaces. It can be cut smaller or connected in tiling.

Adding foam for acoustic purpose.

It is available in White tuning, RGB W ( the W can be selected) Usually the 1.9watt/ft with 3000K 350lm/ft con go up to 40watt/ft with 5000K and 4000lm (It is field changeable.).

It can go down to 0% on a 0-10v dimming system depending on driver for performance.



The X-Tent is an outdoor rated stainless steel mesh fabric. It forms a diamond pattern as it is installed. Diamond sizes range from 20mm to 200mm and cable diameters from 1.0mm to 4.0mm and has 60 m/200ft expanded length.

The X-LED is an LED module system designed for the X-Tent and has the following features:

  • 1 side or 2 sided light spread.
  • 50ft span.
  •  compatible with DMX programming
  • Each node is individually addressable.
  • Clear and frosted lens options. (Frosted lens seat over the clear lens)
  • 37mm on center distance for vertical version.


They design and enginer everything and it costs around $250 with everything per 100mm spacing . For half of this spacing, the price goes up by 4 times.


Diode led

This company make the driver and LED chips in house. They have 10 years warranty for LED and 5 years for drivers.

The Neon Blaze LED strip has up to 250 lm/ft, IP68, 100w remote driver. It is available in variety of options such as:

  • horizontal and vertical installation
  •  Side and top emitting flexibility.
  • 2400K to 6000K and RGBW.
  • Potentially acceptable for harsh and extreme conditions (hot sauna)
  • Fully or partly diffused.

The LED Strips:

Fully dimmable adjustable clip on LED strips, 24v.

It can have occupancy sensor( hard wire has junction box with sensor attached to it)

Standard dimming down to 5%, 0-10v, Lutron system.

Cost wise, it is comparable and even less expensive than Lumini.



Today we looked at Lucent's new products.


A track, surface mounted mono point or pendent cylender LED spot light.

We looked at 3 of them:

  • The Nano (20mm diameter, 1.4w to 2.6w, 70-210lm, 15°, 25°, 30°)
  • The Micro (40mm diameter, 6.3w, 550lm, 15°, 24°, 36°)
  • The Mini (60mm diameter, 6.3w, 744lm, 12°, 24°, 36°)

The Micro with hex louver

The Mini









  • The hex louver finish could match or be different than the fixture finish color. (copper, gold, black)
  • trimless, round or rectangular shape, track system.
  • Wall sconce is coming out soon. (end of 2018)
  • Magnetic connection track adapter.
  • The track adapter and the control box (0-10V dimming) fits within the track.


Line26 Cube:


Multi LED downlight with cube baffle with die cast housing and minimal trim (trimless is also available)

  • Available in 2, 5 and 10 multi LED module.
  • White and black fine texture finish.
  • 2700K and 3000K CCT options, 90+ CRI.
  • 12°, 34°, 48° light spread.
  • 40° to 45° cut off angle.



A fixed and adjustable downlight or wallwasher with "LED50" module, Non-IC housing.

  • 2700k, 3000k, 4000K CCT options.
  • 18°, 22°, 36° light spread options.
  • Phase, Dali and 0-10V dimming options.

It costs around $100. (DN)

*Not all the tray options are on the cut sheets.

*Not available in US market.



LED50 Ambiance WarmDim



  • Multi optic high output LED module
  • Cree LED chip.
  • Available as standard 80CRI or Plus version 90CRI.
  • 18°, 22°, 36° light spread options.
  • 2700K/3000K/4000K.



SLV Lighting

Today, we looked at some of the  new products from SLV Lighting.

TRIA Family:


A 1" (620lm) and 2" (1150lm) recessed light with the following options:

  • round or square aperture
  • 27K, 30K, 35K CCT
  • 15°, 25°, 40° beam spread
  • 0-10V dimming down to less than 5%.
  • Variety of reflector finishes like white, black, gold, and dark blue (very interesting).

Tria only comes with an overlap trim.

Dark Blue Reflector




A recessed adjustable downlight with  3"open aperture, 14W power, approx. 667lm, 60° light spread, and the following options:

  • round or square aperture.
  • smooth or rigid baffle.
  • variety of colors including White, Black, Steel Nickel and Bronze.
  • Triac ELV driver

This fixture costs around $40. (DN)




A ceiling mounted luminaire with indirect lighting. It is available in 5" diameter (8w, 3000K, 750lm) and 9" diameter (13w, 3000K, 850lm). The 5" has directional option with 25° adjustability.

The Structec LED


It comes in 2 options of surface mounted monopoint and track head with full rotation to aim light where needed. It is available in black or white finish, 24 watt (2200lm),  31 watt (4000lm) with 36° and 60° light spread.

The small track head comes with different accessories.


They ship from Florida and there is a 10 days lead time for custom color and 2 days for delivery.

FLATZ Family

A surface mount low profile luminaire with an architectural look and low glare optics. It comes in 4", 6" and 8" round and square shapes, 700 to 1200 lumens, standard 90 CRI with 2700K and 3000K options.

This fixture is wet listed and also is a great option for closet lighting and utility room.

We took a quick look at their 3N1 Under-cabinet lighting. It has a switch to change the color from 2700k, 3000k, and 4000k (mood setting). It is available in white and bronze, 12" length, and hard wired.


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