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just does not fabricate well. That is another put acrylic bases under most of my lamps;
point – most acrylic that you will find is not the acrylic sets the lamp well apart from the
cast into the form you see; it is cut out of surface it rests on, but without interrupting
sheets of acrylic in varying thicknesses and the colors or other materials used. My parts
milled, fabricated or glued into the form in are all clean and plated and never look old,
which it is sold. and the shades are silk inside and out. Most
Are your acrylic products suitable for
people cheat [cut corners] on bases of lamps
commercial applications? Can you describe
and shades. I spend more than anyone. We
a couple of commercial projects that have
are also doing new glass lamp collections
incorporated your acrylic products?
with Macassar and mahogany bases, which I
don’t think I have seen in this application. By
Acrylic is well suited to commercial
having elements of acrylic in our lighting,
application. We sell a lot of furnishings and
the pieces tie in well with our furniture
lighting elements to designers in the hospital-
collections. We also feature accessories from
ity industry. You will find our acrylic in places
various countries around the world. New
such as the Four Seasons Cairo, where we used
in 2007 were textiles in the form of pil-
elements all over the hotel, and The Venetian
lows and custom-embroidered panels – we
Hotel in Las Vegas, where there are various
really did a great business in the hospitality
items ranging from mounted artifacts to cock-
industry. Our goal is to have a strong repre-
tail tables in suites. Our Melrose Oval Lan-
sentation of our textiles in specialty and yard
terns are used in numerous hotels, restaurants
The Glass Double Gourd Lamp features a solid glass
and residences. Over the years, everything
body, a Macassar base and silk shade.
goods for sale through our Dallas showroom
in 2008. The first prototype samples of our
from staircases to full-size Christmas sleighs
line have already brought in sales and we
have been made and used commercially.
ty in design with complexity in material. My
theory is that the lamp must look clean
look forward to having the line hanging in
Tell us about your other product lines
– from the inside out – and edited. I am not
the showroom!
and how they were developed.
known for lots of trims and excess. I like that It has been reported that you are a world
One of our product lines is a beautiful se-
look, but I felt I had to choose a style that traveler. What are some of your favorite
lection of lamps. I am a stickler for simplici-
worked for a lot of different mediums. So I destinations or most memorable trips?
Photographs from Allan Knight & Associates’ factory showing the acrylic furniture crafting process.
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