lighting fixtures

Jetsons at Nexus Landing

January 30, 2023

Jetsons at Nexus Landing   This example of an unusual themed project is a Corporate Rental in downtown Seattle.  The designer/builder creates destination experiences for traveling corporate executives.  His latest offering is an apartment on the 28th floor of the newly constructed Nexus Building.  From every window there are terrific views of Seattle including the…

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Notable Projects

December 31, 2022

Notable Projects: There have been many Notable Projects in my 48 years as the principal designer and founder of Steven Handelman Studios Yale University, UCLA, UCSD, Cal Tech, all the Disney Land Theme Parks worldwide. The Royal House of Saud, The Dubai Opera House,78 Country Clubs, including Pebble Beach and The Greenbriar to name just a few. The…

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How to keep up with the Trends without being “Trendy”

November 23, 2022

Keeping up with trends while designing classic enduring products is challenging. In the Fashion World styles change rapidly.  Every season fashion designers are expected to come up with new ideas.  The “newest thing” is good for business. It keeps the fashion line exciting and encourages the same customers to buy the latest styles.  These short…

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Warner Grand Theater Historic Lighting Restoration Project :2020

October 14, 2022

The process of Historic Restoration, Repair and Reproduction requires a variety of skills.  A comprehensive knowledge of  Historic Design, Engineering, Metal and Glass Fabrication, 3D modeling, Casting, Lighting efficiency, Metallic finish skills, Leaded Glass and Etched Glass knowledge are all necessary. Each new job is like a puzzle. Investigation, research, and innovation are required to…

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Historic Lighting Restoration & Reproduction

September 13, 2022

Over the past 38 years of manufacturing hand-made light fixtures, Steven Handelman Studios has become an expert at Historical Reproduction and Restoration. This division of our business is as difficult as it is important.  We feel privileged to be part of the Restoration effort in America.  Our architectural history should be cherished and protected. It…

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Commercial Lighting: Hotels, Shopping Centers, Restaurants, Golf Clubs, Public Buildings

August 6, 2022

The Hotel Californian is part of a much larger project completed in 2014 for the Entrada de Santa Barbara.  Handelman Studios provided over 350 fixtures with over 100 different styles to be installed over 5 different buildings, several courtyards and the Hotel.  We were tasked with interpreting designs sent by the Specifier, creating a submittal…

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We are thrilled to have such great Clients! Read their reviews..

July 3, 2022

“Our relationships with our clients is personal.” Each customer receives our professional attention to create the best outcome for their job. Relationship: Client Project Date: March 2018 Project Price: $1,000 – $9,999 Amazing studio to buy artfully crafted lighting that is far and above any lighting you will ever find. The quality is amazing and…

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Steve answers the question: How did you get started?

June 3, 2022

I am frequently asked the question:  “How did you get started doing this? ” I have been an Artisan/ Designer/ Business Person my entire adult life. My favorite class in Junior High was ” Shop Class”.  I had always loved designing things and working with my hands to create various projects. I got an A…

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