Market Method: In Edison's Footsteps
Karen D. Singh and Mark McMenamin -- Interior Design, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Since Thomas Edison's invention of the carbon filament bulb in 1879, artificial lighting has been as instrumental to interior designers as pigment to a painter. Urban Electric Co. not only produces standard fixtures but has also honed its expertise in made-to-measure craftsmanship. In a process that can last months, projects begin with a collaboration between creatives, engineers, and account managers, who together come up with the concept for a particular design. It inevitably goes through several modifications on the way to customer approval. Shop drawings are then prepared, and production starts. 843-723-8140; urbanelectricco.com. circle 414.
Photography: Rick McKee / Lowry McKee Photography
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