Illumination WALD STUDIO


SONNEMAN Showroom Visit – 2019

Today, we visited Sonneman' new showroom in New York and took a complete tour of their existing and new products.



  • Each hub has 13 LED diodes, 3000K, 26 watts, and 3280 lm (initial)
  • Remote or canopy mounted driver (0-10V, Universal)
  • Star with dimensions and work on configuration
  • Can put product in 3D model
  • Custom configuration or preconfigured kits



  • LED pendant with a round canopy (individual) or large quantity configuration, mounted on a round or square canopy.



  • Portable led hubs, full rotation because of the magnetic ball. Touch dimming.
  • Available with wall and floor mounting.
  • 10" diameter flat LED disc, 8watts, 650 delivered lm, 3000K



  • Tubular bedside lighting with a touch sensor for dimming.
  • available in 3 arm lengths.
  • Available with wall and floor mounting (adjustable height).
  • Available in colorful finishes like green, yellow, and orange beside the standard finishes.



  • Organically shaped wavelike fixture with cast stone-like material (very solid)
  • Pendant and wall mounted
  • Available in direct and indirect distributions.
  • Available in gray and white finishes



  • These two are from their shaded glass pendants category:
  • Liquid: It has an asymmetric soft melting glass form. Comes in 2 sizes
  • Available glass finishes: clear, smoke fade, and white
  • Cantina is a flask-like flat oval glass profile, cable mounted with a single LED source inside the glass profile void. Available in 3 sizes.
  • Both pendants have a single G4 LED, 4 watts, 200lm.



  • Candle like votives with direct distribution as an individual or continuous run. The upper part is an edged frosted crystal.
  • Available in 1', 4', 6', and 8'.
  • available in 3000K and 2700K.



  • It's an integrated linear lighting system with a range of available decorative and functional trims.
  • Available in 4' and 8' sections or continuous run. Mounted with aircraft cables or stems.
  • There are two drivers in each beam section to separately dim uplight and downlight sections.
  • 2400K, 2700K, 3000K, and 4000K are available in stuck


From their Bath and Vanity collections we looked at the following:





  • 5/8" wide, 1" illuminated section.






  • 2 3/4" wide, 1/4" illuminated section.




  • 1 1/2" wide, 3/4" illuminated section.


Following are some other fixtures that we looked at as well:



General options for a wide spectrum of products:

  • Available plated finishes: nickel, silver, and brushed aluminum.
  • Available powder coated finishes: Satin black, satin white, satin aluminum.
  • Bronze finish for exterior products.
  • Lead time for custom configurations: 16 to 20 weeks.
  • The standard ELV dimming goes down to 10% to 5%.
  • Now, moving forward toward UNIVERSAL dimming: 0-10v ( smoother dimming, yet around 5%), phase dimming.
  • They are working to have 2700K as a standard CCT and Warm Dim.


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