Illumination WALD STUDIO



Today, Insight Lighting visited the office.

C5X Linear WW

  • Board is at a diagonal
  • Powered aircraft cable
  • Micro Louver option
  • Surface, Pendant, or Extended arms mounting options. Extended arms come in 6", 12", 18", 24" options.
  • 15W version is shown
  • 17.5 degree beam
  • Nice lateral cut off
  • Traditional J-Box, Canopy, or in Wall for mounting.
  • 2'-8' lengths in 1' increments
  • 27K-4K

Pilot Family (Interior cove and grazing; exterior grazing)


Pilot AC

  • Cove Tape Replacement Option
  • 1' and 4' module lengths
  • 120V
  • ELV Dimming only
  • $36/FT for 4W option
  • On board power supply
  • 4W and 5W (higher options?)
  • 0-10V Dimming (direct to control source)
  • Line voltage
  • RGBW Quad CREE Chip for color changing
  • 12W/FT Color changing
  • No Asym option
  • 120 degree x 120 degree


Pilot Graze Mini

  • 10 different beam patterns
  • Color changing and tunable white options (DMX controlled)
  • $85 DN per foot

Pro Spot Flood

  • 5", 9", 17" apertures
  • Quad or Tri chip available in this product too
  • Many beam spread options
  • Optical Kit is also available
  • Visor and Snoots available
  • Heated Lens option
  • Can be pendant or wall-mounted as well
  • IK07 and 3G Rated Products


  • $100 DN Per foot
  • RGB Tri-Chromatic (DMX)
  • White Static Shown (0-10V)
  • Continuous, 90 degree, T shape
  • Direct and Indirect
  • 6W down, 3W up
  • 1' Increments
  • Batwing lens available for the top
  • Max 12W per foot
  • Surface mount option coming soon

*Smaller Profile Medley Products launching next year

*Medley In-Grade: Every aspect of the fixture is IP68 Rated


Modular Lighting Instruments

Today Modular Lighting Instruments visited and showed us their product line.

Not to be confused with Modular International although both companies are in Pittsburg. This company is a Belgian based company.

U.S. Production (facility in Michigan).


  • Semi-Recessed, pendant, or surface mounted- all fixed or aimable.
  • White, Black, or Grey
  • Magnetic Reflectors
  • 10, 25, and 40 degrees
  • No shield or any accessories.
  • 750 or 900 Lumens



  • Trimless or Trimmed
  • 1, 2, or 3
  • 7 different shapes that can snap-in
  • All different configurations
  • Just push to recess
  • Black, White, and Gold finishes are available
  • 400 Lumens per head
  • Standard Driver
  • 0-10V or leading edge/trailing edge
  • Driver is integral to the housing. Remote coming.



  • Not shown
  • Asym
  • 1500 lumens
  • Ceiling or wall mount
  • Mounts to standard J-Box



  • Rotates 360 degrees
  • 1500 lumens
  • Standard J-Box


Smart Kup

  • 3" is 750 Lumens
  • 4.5" is 1500 Lumens
  • Remote or standard housing
  • Fixed or adjustable
  • Recessed, surface, or cylinders



  • 48V
  • Surface or remote driver
  • White or Black
  • Marbulito or cylinders can be used with the track
  • Field cuttable covers

Custom J-Box with 4 conduit entries coming next year.



Today, Zaneen visited our office to show us Panzeri's product line. Panzeri is a Milan based company.


  • Battery Charged
  • IP65
  • Stem and Hat components
  • Touch dimmer
  • Can be locked into a table
  • Hardwire is possible
  • Spike for landscaping
  • Floor mount version


Zero Round

  • Rings, Squares, Ellipse
  • Oil bronze finish on aluminum which is more cost-effective
  • Smallest Shown
  • Driver in canopy
  • One central canopy of many that aircraft go to
  • 19", 28", 38"



  • Wall
  • Floor
  • Ceiling
  • 27K
  • Wide Distribution
  • Some have the cord incorporated into the design



  • Pendant
  • Direct or Indirect (but not both)
  • Individual or multiple
  • Good for hotels, a lobby, over long tables



  • Suspension
  • Direct or Indirect (but not both)



  • 8cm recessed
  • Push middle area to pop out of it



  • Dome pendant
  • Lots of configurations
  • Gold leafing technique



  • Blown glass pendant



  • Can manually adjust the beam


Today, we got updated on the Halo HL3 recessed product line.

  • $100 DN Range
  • Low budget or BOH
  • Round or Square
  • Adjustment
    • One housing (universal for WW, Adjuatble, and DL)
    • 365 degree rotation
    • 0-45 degree tilt
    • Square easier than round for horizontal spin not adjustment
  • 90 CRI
  • 95 Lumens per Watt (4000K)
  • IC Airtight Housing


  • Has an extended depth collar
  • Mud-in plate

  • All trims magnetically held in place

  • Open trim complete $100
  • Lensed wet location trim
  • TIR Optics,$8-$10 DN per piece
  • Can do a RAL with an upcharge


  • List compatible dimmers available
  • Halo Home Dimmer (to 5%)
  • Bluetooth available
  • 20W Driver
  • 0-10V to 1%
  • Forward Phase/Reverse Phase cut to 1%

Wall Washer

  • 15 degree angle and 40 degree optic ideal for WW
  • Lensed WW: 55 Lumens per Watt
  • Mud-in with lensed WW ($140 DN)
  • They will aim and lock WW tilt in factory if it is a large project
  • Must align trim and module for WW

  • Warm-dim coming
  • 10W and 15W version coming
  • ELDOLED coming too
  • Remodel will be coming in 2020


Today, Day-O-Lite visited our office to update us on their products.

In general, they are open to customization and modification. They also have many circadian products.

Curved radius products

  • 2', 3', 4' diameters are all one piece
  • Up to 20' diameter
  • Soft corners rather than just 90 degrees

Acoustic felt

  • 8", 12", 16" high panels
  • Mimicked wood finishes


Telescoping piece

  • Up to 10" adjustability with the boards without light gaps



  • Adjustable indirect cove product or undercab with little toggle switch
  • White standard
  • Wet spraypaint, enamel baked finish
  • Lots of options

Quick ship: Up to 400ft of product can be shipped in 10 days



Today, ZANIBONI stopped by to give us a brief preview of their updated products and the upcoming ones for the beginning of 2020.

We looked at the 1" and 2" aperture downlight and adjustable fixtures. The 1" adjustable is wet listed and delivers around 750lm. Available with baffle and hex louver.

They also upgraded their wall washer (Luna family, 3QW):

available in 2" (800lm delivered), 4FT spacing and 3" (1200lm delivered) with 4' distance from the wall and 1.5X spacing O.C.

Their STELLA 3 family fixtures are for trimless installations in millwork and stone surfaces.

We looked at BONGO 1 cylinder fixture:

It's adjustable from the ceiling plate. Mud-in and surface mounted flanges are available for mounting.  An integrated driver in the j-box is available as an option as well.

TIBI, decorative slim tube fixture:

  • 300 delivered lm, can be used as a single fixture or multiple to create forms.
  • Available in WarmDim and 2200K besides standard CCTs.
  • The metal part comes in 6" to 4' long. (4" is also available, but then it will be a driver onboard LED)
  • The acrylic lens can be up to 3' long.
  • Available beam spreads are 10°, 24°, 36°, and 60°.
  • Canopy is available as an option for mounting.



Boca Flasher

Today, Boca Flasher visited the office to update us on their products.

The biggest changes that were made across all of their products are concerning controls. They now have 0-10V and Wireless DMX driver modules. In addition, they have changed their connectors so that there are joiners underneath the fixtures that look cleaner and provide more flexibility than the previous twist lock connections. The flexibility of these new connectors allows them to go around corners. The connector length is a 12" minimum.

Here is the list of products that we viewed:

  • NanoLume with a new reflector. 650 Lumens/ft
  • Nano Warm Dim. Can use any two colored chips.
  • NanoX - Wet Location. 1', 2', and 4' lengths. Tempered glass lens (opal lens can be used to make it fully node free). Good for spas, restrooms, exterior products. Grazing optics also available now. This fixture is also an option for a custom stove hood.
  • Lumeline is rated for a steam shower.
  • NanoMix- RGBW. 4 channels. DMX. Replacement addresses itself. Foot by foot control.
  • HPFB- Double version that is a direct view. 18W/ft. Opal lens for exterior makes it fully nodeless. Lens is Satinice typically.
  • NanoTune - Tunable white. 3 chip system. 2 channel 0-10V or DMX.
  • Boca Flasher also has two new closet products:
    • The NanoWedge is a closet light that has a motion sensor.
    • Closet Rod. It is now smoother than the sample that was shown. $95 DN/ft


Today we looked at Lumetta's updated products in the office.

What is unique about them is their wide variety of finishes. They updated their printed patterns and finishes to be multistaged prints that are UV and fade protected, and fire-rated (in some).

The printed finishes and acoustic materials could be washed and wiped down with commercial soaps.

Their products are great for hospitality, corporate offices, educational centers, and commercial projects.


We looked at their Dome fixture, it features acoustic material on the internal wall (or could be outer finish).

Available in 4 radius (18", 24",32", 42") and customizable.

Available CCTs are: 2200K, 2700K, 3000K, 3250K, 3500K, up to 5000K.

The 18"X13" is the smallest and delivers around 2130 lm. The centerpiece is a solid laminated shade. They are switching to Lumenedge LED for this product.

A diffused cover is available for the back and the front, though it will omit the noise cancelation.

*This fixture used in medical centers.



This wall sconce comes in 2 sizes: 8"X8" and 8"X27" as standard, standard CCTs and warm dim controlled by 2X 0-10V driver. This fixture is compatible with the Casambi system.

*This fixture has 2X Sylveinia LED strips.


We very much liked this sconce's look and finish!

Available in 18", 24",32", and 42".

Available CCTs are: 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K

Standard 0-10V dimming to 10%

1050lm and 2100lm packages. Around $280 DN price.


This pendant is fully made of acrylic (no metal structural piece) a washable Lumenate diffuser.

Available CCTs are: 2200K, 2700K, 3000K, 3250K, 3500K, up to 5000K.

Available dimmings are 0-10V 1% UNV and 120V Phase.


A combination of light + geometry + pattern to create a 3D effect look. It's available in different products.

We looked at the SLOP sconce. What we didn't like much was a solid piece on the front and LED nodes were kinda visible in some angle (on the sample we reviewed).


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.


  • 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


  • 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



Today, Goldeneye visited our office.

Goldeneye is based in California and does most of their manufacturing there. Their LEDs are made in Korea.

They specialize in ceramic LED boards with 5mm LEDs where the metal conductor is silkscreened on. Almost all of their products are red list free.

All of their fixtures are low voltage and come in 2700K-4000K CCT. The fixtures are constant voltage and the driver can be tuned down if needed.

The line is made in T-Grid widths and can be physically mounted to a T-Grid. However, they also have products with mounting for pendants or undercabinet. The undercabinet fixture is magnetic based.

24 linear feet  of the 1/2" product can be on a single 100w driver. 16 linear feet linear feet of the 1" product. Fixtures can be cut in 6" increments. 

Fixtures with silicone diffusors and ceramic recessed downlight tiles are also available.

The ceramic LED boards are moisture and damp listed. They are also UL certified and can be embedded in any material. They can be cleaned with any commercial detergent.

Bus bar style in the next generation- no wires!

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