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Pasadena Architecture: The Millard House

Pasadena Architecture: The Millard House

The fantastic piece of Pasadena architecture known as the Millard House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Millard House was built in 1923 and was the first in a series of four houses constructed out of concrete blocks. Frank Lloyd Wright used concrete blocks for...

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Austin Architecture at Its Best: The Driskill Hotel

Austin Architecture at Its Best: The Driskill Hotel

The Driskill Hotel has quite the reputation, both for its appearance and what occurs inside the property. This great piece of Austin architecture was built in the 1880s. It was where a young Lyndon Baines Johnson met his future wife, Lady Bird, for their first date....

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Why Consider LED Lighting Design?

Why Consider LED Lighting Design?

We live in a progressive society, and sustainability is pertinent if future generations are to survive. Yes, that sounds dramatic, but it’s true and resonates, especially when we talk about LED lighting design. Here are some facts and why LED lighting and LED lighting...

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A Great Los Angeles Landmark: The Bradbury Building

A Great Los Angeles Landmark: The Bradbury Building

Let’s face it – Los Angeles is the land where everyone has a story to tell. Even some of the beautiful old structures known as Los Angeles landmarks have their stories. And like their human counterparts, many of these Los Angeles landmarks have appeared in...

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Start the New Year in Your Best Light

Start the New Year in Your Best Light

It’s not a secret that Gerald Olesker, founder and CEO of ADG Lighting, creates the most beautiful lighting arrangements in some of the finest hotels, restaurants, and celebrity homes worldwide. There’s a reason for that; lighting, specifically created and programmed...

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Our New Year’s Message

Our New Year’s Message

As we approach the end of the year, all of us at ADG Lighting want to thank you for being the best part of our year. We also want to be the first to welcome you to the New Year 2023. Let's make 2023 the best year ever! Happy New Year!! ~from the team at ADG

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Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

As we are in the middle of our holiday season, it’s essential to reflect on how some of our holidays came about. The meaning of the holidays gives us a new or renewed perspective and respect that sometimes gets lost in our shopping craze.  One such holiday is...

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The Orange County Museum of Art

The Orange County Museum of Art

The arts are alive and well in Orange County! The new Orange County Museum of Art, located at 3333 Avenue of the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, is a dynamic building designed by Pritzker Prize winning-architect Thom Mayne. The structure Mr. Mayne began designing 14...

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Austin Architecture: What’s Brush Square?

Austin Architecture: What’s Brush Square?

In simple terms, Brush Square is one of three historic public squares that dates back to 1839. Edwin Waller was the first mayor of Austin, Texas, and the designer of Austin’s downtown grid area. Brush Square is one of three original historic public squares that...

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The Psychology of Lighting Design and Its Impact

The Psychology of Lighting Design and Its Impact

There's a psychology to lighting design. If the desired ambiance is romantic, use warm hues using red in your lighting scheme. Placement is important. Romantic lighting makes you look beautiful or handsome and beautifies the room. Lighting can lift your mood or drag...

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A Special Thanksgiving Message

A Special Thanksgiving Message

Gerald and our entire staff are grateful to you, our ADG Lighting family, for your continued support and patronage. You complete us. In place of our regular blog post, we have a special Thanksgiving message. There are so many things to be thankful for! We love that...

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Historic Orange County Architecture Worth Seeing

Historic Orange County Architecture Worth Seeing

It’s interesting to look at historical sites without knowing much about them and only appreciating their appearance. Then, when you read about them, it brings a whole new perspective into the picture. Let’s start with Mission San Juan Capistrano, which is one of...

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Female Architect Marion Mahony Griffin

Female Architect Marion Mahony Griffin

There’s no doubt that female architect Marion Mahony Griffin was talented and visionary. Her work with Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Burley Griffin proves she was. For a female architect to get any opportunity or written credit back in those times was a separate...

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How to Select the Perfect Wall Lighting Fixtures

How to Select the Perfect Wall Lighting Fixtures

Wall lighting, in general, can serve so many different purposes. It’s not the main light, but if you were to compare wall lighting fixtures to food preparation, they would be the spices or condiments that give the main course its unique flavor. Selecting the perfect...

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Hollywood’s Famous Horror Houses

Hollywood’s Famous Horror Houses

It’s always a thrill to visit the homes of the rich and famous, at least it was back in the day. Luckily for the owners of these homes, the information wasn’t as easy to get. But now, with the onset of the super highway known as the internet, you can get any...

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The Health and Wellness Benefits of LED Lighting

The Health and Wellness Benefits of LED Lighting

We are prefacing this blog by saying that we understand that many of us grew up and got educated alongside the lumination of the dreaded fluorescent lights. We hadn’t heard of LED lighting. Not only did fluorescent lighting make us look sickly, but it made us...

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