Grand Light has created custom lighting fixtures of every style and for every application. Our team of specialists is comprised of professional metal workers and glass blowers whose mission is to create or re-create lighting fixtures of the utmost quality and authenticity. Our lighting fixtures are wired in accordance with UL standards, and our custom lighting team stands confidently behind their work with years of experience and dedication to quality craftsmanship.
Grand Light designed an LED retrofit solution for Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library utilizing custom 3000k LED Kits which reduced the total energy consumption of the entire configuration by half while maintaining a maximum output of 2,000lm and a 50,000 hours lifespan.
Grand Light is restoring and modifying large historic ceiling lights with a custom designed LED retrofit from the William McChesney Martin, Jr. Federal Reserve Board Building, built in the early 1970s and located on Constitution Ave NW &, 20th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Grand Light was selected to design and manufacture several custom lighting fixtures for Yale Divinity School including the replication of existing historic iron and brass chandeliers, various custom multi-tiered crystal chandeliers, a massive brass and crystal chandelier, and numerous custom handcrafted pendant lights.
Grand Light designed and fabricated an amazing array of custom chandeliers and wall sconces for the Persian Terrace. The new fixtures closely matched the original fixtures' style and aesthetics, while complimenting the colors of the ornate faux wood ceiling and original hand painted images.
Grand Light was selected to design and fabricate a custom, handcrafted steel chandelier that invoked a 21st century interpretation of a 19th century chandelier, for the Charles Washington Hall renovation project located in Charles Town, West Virginia.
Grand Light fabricated numerous custom exterior lanterns which received an extended life exterior satin black finish incorporating multiple applications of primer, top color coats, and protective layers of UV resistant lacquer. Grand Light also replicated a historic E.F. Caldwell decorative ceiling fixture finished in a custom Verdi patina.
Grand Light was selected to create custom replications of a chandelier, wall sconce, and torchiere that is original to the building. In order to accurately replicate the intricate metalwork and detailing of each fixture, new custom molds will be cast using the lost wax method of replication.
Grand Light was selected to retrofit historic interior pendant lights and semi-flush mount lighting fixtures with custom energy efficient LED technology kits for St Peter's Church located in Plattsburgh, New York.
Grand Light designed and manufactured custom pendant lights replicating the style of an existing interior historic fixture for the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The pendants were constructed with aluminum and include six custom acrylic panels fitted by Grand Light technicians to each custom pendant.
Grand Light designed and fabricated thirty cast iron custom lanterns replicating the style of existing exterior lanterns. Each custom lantern received a statuary base coat before an application of black finish and multiple coats of UV resistant protective lacquer top coat.
Grand Light was selected fabricate replications of a historic wall sconce based on a 1910 photograph for the Wadsworth Atheneum. The original 1910 photograph was used to scrupulously design the details and dimensions to match the original fixture.
Grand Light was selected to design and fabricate lanterns that compliment the surroundings, illuminate the entry gates, and remain true to the ambiance created by the existing architecture of Yale University's Silliman College.
Grand Light designed and tested a custom QL induction lighting system retrofit kit for 232 historic luminaires, manufactured by Frink Electric which have a complex reflector and lens system to direct high-intensity incandescent light to the pews 100 feet below at the St Joseph's Cathedral in Hartford, CT.
Grand Light was contracted by Columbia University to reproduce cast bronze finial components for 15 of the existing lamp posts, as well as supply new 18″ globes on existing lamp posts throughout the Morningside campus.
Grand Light custom manufactured 25 ceiling lighting fixtures, 13 wall sconces and 41 pendant lighting fixtures of varying lengths. This style fixture has been custom designed for use in the library in other locations, and with a recent addition to the building, more pieces were needed.
As a part of a renovation, Grand Light was selected to replicate eight sconces that were original to the building for an addition during this phase. A total of eight historic replications were made using bronze and hand forged iron.
Grand Light fabricated twelve custom fixtures that were retrofitted to existing cylinders in the Great Hall of Flags at the State House. The challenge was presented to the Grand Light team to fabricate seamless cylindrical tube that will be retrofitted to the existing fixture.
Grand Light replicated a wrought iron and cast bronze fixture and created custom cut glass globes to replace existing plastic globes through out the building.
Grand Light replicated thirteen fixtures in total which matched the original fixtures that we said to have been manufactured by Samuel Yellen.
Grand Light replicated one of the existing historic pendant light fixtures which is original to the architecture of the building. The pendant is a spun, tapered aluminum, shade which was anodized further enhancing the characteristics to the hand spun part.
Grand Light was selected to create a custom octagon lantern for Elliott Tower at Oakland University. The lantern consists of a custom cast aluminum frame and beautiful glazing frosted seedy glass. The fixture uses modern lighting technology with a LED A19 bulb.
Grand Light was selected to retrofit 115 of the existing interior hall lightolier semi-flush mount fixtures with a custom LED Enlux downlight LED kit to optimize the the luminaires output, while maintaining energy efficiency.
Grand Light designed and fabricated six custom exterior pole mounted fixtures to match existing outdoor fixtures. The original fixtures specifications, originally designed by a park technician, were used to create a shop drawing to accurately depict measurements and details.
Grand Light was selected to replicate the lighting fixtures from the historic Geyser Hall in Yellowstone National Park. Of the one hundred and forty eight gothic-style pendant luminaires, twenty-eight were replicated, as well as forty larger luminaires of the same style.
Grand Light's team was selected to design and fabricate interior luminaires for the college during a renovation period. The fine details in the construction of the buildings architecture, it was essential that Grand Light make special considerations for this custom job.
Grand Light fabricated four hand-crafted custom chandeliers. Three of the chandeliers were 15-light fixtures measuring 30" W x 70" H. The fourth chandelier was be a bit smaller measuring 36" W x 36" H and featuring 10 lights.
Grand Light was selected to design and fabricate custom acrylic chandeliers and Moravian Star Tiffany-style pendant fixtures for the Main Lobby of the Center of the Square building in Roanoke, Virginia.
Grand Light restored and replicated a large outdoor lantern and post for the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Philadelphia, PA. The restoration of these luminaires required media blasting, the addition of new copper tabs, rewiring, and a powder coat matte black textured refinish.
Grand Light custom designed and fabricated lighting fixtures for Port Arthur School of Performing Arts. This project required 10 large, energy efficient flush mount fixtures and 5 pendant lights with similar design.
After the ceiling of the Orford Congregational Church collapsed, Grand Light was selected to restore an original Gothic revival style gas dodecagon chandelier from the mid 1800's while updating the original gas components to electricity.
Capabilities & Services
Our lighting restoration and custom lighting capabilities include research for historic accuracy, drawings, mock-ups, metal fabrication, polishing, painting, hot and cold patina application, welding, abrasive blasting, refinishing metal components, glass fabrication, replacing all electrical components, rewiring and testing in accordance with UL standards.
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