Illumination WALD STUDIO

24Jan/190

Bartco

Bartco stopped by our office today to present their updated products.

The Horizon

A linear illuminated coffer fixture from the reflected light series with 3-3/8" square housing and 2" visible illuminated aperture, snap-in system, max 1000lm/ft light output. It is available in warm dim and tunable white.

The Nippo

A semi-recessed surface mount fixture with integral driver (0-10V down to 1% dimming), 90 CRI.

Wedge BSS750

We have seen a new corner mount fixture with 2 illuminated surface, great for a staircase and perimeter lighting. The fixture has a 3"X3" housing, available in 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K. The corner mount fixture comes in up to max 8' section of lens as standard but can be ordered in 10' max a custom.

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From their BSW family, the exterior products with IP68. The finish is powder coated with a printed image or pattern. The texture is available as an option. They offer 7+ years warranty for outdoor use.

This following is an up/down fixture with RGB as an option for the uplight section of the fixture. The downlight is still white.


23Jan/190

Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen was at the office today to show us some of their new products.

Cirque

This fixture is made from spun aluminum and comes in the following size options:

  • 7 inch
  • 10 inch
  • 15 inch

It is also available in four different finishes shown below:


Above

The shade is made form spun aluminum. This fixture can have an opal shielding. It comes in both black and white finishes.


Slim

This fixture comes in the following size options:

  • 10 inch
  • 17 inch
  • 26 inch

The Slim is available in a variety of mounting options including: flush, pendant, and surface mounting.


Flindt Wall

This fixture is made from die-cast aluminum and comes in 2700K or 3000K. It comes in the following sizes:

  • 8 inch
  • 12 inch
  • 16 inch

Ripple

The Ripple is available in both 10 and 20 inches. The 10 inch fixtures is $350 DN and the 20 inch is $450 DN.

The color temperature standard is 3000K or 3500K but custom options are available.


Enigma

The largest size of this fixture is 35 inches and has 8 rings. The largest size is $2000 DN. The medium size of $550 DN, and the smallest size (shown) is $450 DN. The top of the rings are matte and the bottom of the rings are shiny.


22Jan/190

Vistosi

Vistosi dropped by the office today. They are specialized in decorative handmade and air blown glass fixtures. They offer form, size, and finish customization.

Their estimated delivery time is 3-4 weeks.

Some of their air-blown glass, surface mounted fixtures remind us the Fabbian installations.

Followings are the sample of works we liked:

15Jan/190

Wagner

Wagner is primarily a handrail company that supplies handrail lighting solutions. They do the full fabrication in house.

Today, they showed us the components of their Lumenrail system.

Lumenlinear

We first looked at the actual railings. The railings are made to be as seamless as possible, and the fixtures in the handrails are fully wet listed.

This was the first fixture that we looked at. Matte and transparent lenses are available. Available in 2700K-5000K CCT. 5 beam spreads are available. This fixture is IP65 rated.


Lumenpod

The fixtures in Pod family are constructed to be vandal resistant. This fixture is IP67 rated. Available in 2700K-5000K CCT and 5 different beam spread.

The fixture with less curved form has an asymmetric distribution. It creates a clean line of cut-off on the back side.

The second fixture with more curvy look provides a symmetric distribution.


Bantam

This is a nice walkway fixture. They will sell just the fixture for other applications. Available in 2700K-5000K CCT.

The 10° forward throw in the presented sample is the smallest the can get. It's a great option as a bollard lighting in ground.


  • Wagner will assist with layouts and meeting local code requirements. They are also releasing a design guide to simplify the specification process.
  • The Lights get attached to the rail on site.
  • The average price is $275/sqft for everything.
  • The Integral driver is a new option for rail lighting.
10Jan/190

Cooledge

Today we had Cooledge visit the office. They brought samples of both their tile systems and a fabricated tunable white sample.

Tile System

There are 1' x 1' and 2' x 2' tiles. The tiles are constant voltage and cuttable in the field. The lines on the tiles are where they tiles can be cut. The circular marks are where the tiles can be screwed or stapled.

The tiles come in the CCT ranging from 22K-57K and are available in low, medium, and high output.

The tiles also come in dim-to warm and tunable white. The dim-to-warm goes from 35K-22K. The tunable ranges from 27K-57K.


Flush mount

A Flush Mount option is available and is better when a project requires larger use of the product.

Unlike similar products, with the flush mount, maintenance is easier because the fabric can be untucked to reveal the tiles and pushed back in with a spatula tool.


Fabricated Fixtures

Cooledge also has factory ready fabricated fixtures. They come in suspended, recessed, and surface mount options. They have standard sizes but can also accommodate some custom sizes. They have a 4" minimum standard depth. The fabricated fixtures only come in the medium and high output.

There is only 1 fabric option but it is possible to print designs on the fabric. Acoustic options are also available.

The lead time is quicker with the fabricated products but if maintenance needs to be done, a Cooledge installer will have to do it.


*All of these products work with Cooledge dimming.

3Jan/190

Architectural Digest: Jacques Garcia Brings a Touch of Europe (and New York) to Las Vegas

https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/jacques-garcia-brings-a-touch-of-europe-and-new-york-to-las-vegas

The NoMad Hotel - Las Vegas
Opened Fall 2018

Project Creator: Sydell Group
Designer: Jacques Garcia
Architect: Paul Taylor Architects
Lighting Designer: WALD Studio
Art Program: Studio Be-poles

Bar director Leo Robitschek behind the bar at NoMad Las Vegas.
19Dec/180

Klik

Klik USA:

They stopped by our office today to present some of their products.

Click:

The handrail lighting with IP66 and IP65 (the larger version)

2 feet to 4 feet spacing between fixtures. They have 40 different types of clips.

The fixtures are connected to each other (parallel wiring) and run up to 300ft.

Max 40 fixtures can be on one driver.

POD fixture is suitable for Stair and Drywall

LED POD XL series is for guardrails.

  • The clips are replaced with small wings on sides.
  • Requires  Screwdriver for opening and closing
  • *They have a spa rated fixture
  • Flat and curved face portfolio
  • eyelid as an accessory

 

Black anodized finish

  • They offer 25 different micron finishing on a hard core anodize body. It is suitable in places exposed to salt water.

The new addition to this family is a minimal LED with oval distribution.

On linear products:

A new product comes out by June 2019. It is fully diffused. suitable for surface, recessed and pendant mounting.

This is a very slim, shallow profile, runs up to 30ft.

The fixture has high density LED strip

Node free LED.

A variety on bending angle and coating is available.

There is also another recessed version LED fixture, run to any length. It’s suitable for different shapes, corners, and crossing.

*They produce their own LED boards.

Wall-Grazing:

Up to 4500lm/m

Continuous run with 2” increment.

Surface, suspended, and pendant mounting

They have external housing for recessing.

  • We’ve seen hot spots on corners (ends) on this recessed fixture. They also don’t have a louver (considering offering it).
4Dec/180

PreciseLED

PreciseLED is new to ELA. They are located on Long Island.

 

ZENLITE

Zenlite is an in-wall product that goes over the joists and is in line with gypsum. The mudplate is made out of PVC. This is advantageous because the PVC doesn't retain heat. The fixture can be installed with or without the lens in. The lens is laser cut and pre-installed before shipping so on the site, they just need to peel off the protective tape. The LED strip is typically installed beforehand.

Available in 1" and 2" versions.

It costs around $48/ft (DN price).

  

ARC:

The curvable extrusion with a flexible lens. The 15°  radius is the tightest they can go. The curved product is edge-lit (2 LED strips facing each other) with a silicone lens.

Zenlight tile also exists. The lens is poured into place. You can walk or drive on the Zenlight tile fixture.

  

The maximum running length is 100ft.

It costs around $100/ft (DN price).

They also have an asymmetric Zenlite as well.

*the straight and the curve products are using different LED chips and won't be mixed.


DOWNLIGHTS:

The downlights available as trimmed and trimless with IC and Non-IC rated housings, 45° tilt and 360° rotation, and interchangeable lenses.

The Novation is their new 3" downlight/wallwasher . It has one of the shallowest air-tight housing on the market, 18" X 2.44", an interchangeable adjustable downlight and wallwasher lens. The housing has a unique copper piece which acts as a heatsink and therefore allows the housing to be this shallow.

  

*The shallow housing has only 30° tilt adjustment.

*They use CREE LED chip. The LED head is screwed-in and field replaceable (great for changing CCT).

*The trimmed fixture is shower rated.

They do not currently have a trimless option for millwork fixtures but they are currently working on it.

*They do have their own line of drivers but their products work with others as well.

Their wallwasher has an interesting lens design.

It's good to keep in mind, the piece with get really hard and make it difficult for on-site optic adjustment (there is a very tight space to access the clip for adjustments).


DIM TO WARM TAPE:

We also looked at their dim to warm tape. This tape has alternating chips to achieve the desired effect. All of PreciseLED's tapes are a minimum of 90 CRI.


 

UNDER CABINET FIXTURES:

They also have a line of interesting under cabinet fixtures called LUMAMATE.

The system has 90° vertical, 90° horizontal joint connector, motion sensor, on/off switch and dimmer switch all in on.

*The touch dimming, step dimming by tapping worked really smoothly.

They started with the larger size and have evolved to a smaller sized fixture with the same capabilities. The smaller fixture is not yet online or in the catalog but is coming soon.

  • Available in 2700K, 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K.
  • Available in 90CRI (standard) and 95CRI.
  • 45° clip and flush clip are available for mounting.
4Dec/180

Dalume

Today we were shown a new Dalume product- the Grid-Lyte.

This fixture is comparable to the JLC T-Bar LED fixture. It is less pixelated than the JLC fixture but nodes are still present.

The Grid-Lyte comes in 2 size options: 1" and 2". We were shown the 1" fixture.

  • It has clips on the back of it that mount directly to a T-Bar metal ceiling grid. The J-Box would rest above the ceiling tiles.
  • As far as we know, there are no other lensing options available currently.
  • The fixture comes in CCT options ranging from 1,700K-4,000K and RGBW. 80+ CRI.
  • This fixture is more for commercial use. 4-6 week lead time.

 

30Nov/180

3G Trip

Thank you to 3G for a wonderful trip!

10 days - 4 week leadtime
LUTRON favorite


Madison

  • 3 accessories in each gimble
  • Up to 5000 Lumens in a small package
  • Trimless millwork offered as well. (Not listed)
  • Multiple separated heads in one housing.
  • Lockable with hex screw.
  • Shallow 3.5” housing
  • IC housing rated to 2000 lumens
  • Chicago Plenum

Surface Madison

  • Extruded aluminum
  • New enclosure coming, without the back box
  • 6-1/8” depth
  • Single, multiples, and linear continuous all available

Continuous Slot

  • Has changeable trim options for flush, overlap, millwork, and grid. (can be changed in the field if necessary)
  • All use the same housing
  • Trimless, flanged, plaster-in heads slide in the channel
  • Configurator being designed
  • Linear portions cannot move in the field

Recessed Downlighting

  • Retrofit is Priced well, DN ~$140.
  • 3.5” aperture
  • Adjustable available in 3.3" and 4.5" apertures
  • Trimmed, trimless, unofficially milkwork trimless as well
  • Can work with Luminetix module.

Linia

  • Lenses are cut and hand glued in the factory.
  • 2” and 3.5” width
  • Flush, 1” drop, and 2” drop
  • Nice contractor friendly joiner section (pull tab)
  • Overlapping boards for custom run lengths.
  • Again, installation can be changed in the field if ordered incorrectly.
  • Creating a light shield for pendant mounts at joiners.
  • 1.4” linia also coming, also will incorporate the mini-square down lights (so popular now)
  • Also available in configuration below:


Grazer

  • Adjustable in 1ft increments
  • Lights up to 40ft tall!
  • 10 x 40 degree beam spread (no other options)
  • Tiltable
  • Comes with a wall pocket, so placement from the wall is not moveable.

Kubo

 

  • Up to 7” drop
  • Wall ceiling pendant
  • Also linear. 4” and 6” width available.
  • Custom drops available.

Wayfinding

  • Solid bar acrylic
  • Clear sides
  • Nice looking
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