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Miami Architecture: Aston Martin Channels James Bond in Downtown Miami

Aston Martin is a brand that represents the ultimate experience in high-end sports cars and is best known as the vehicle of choice of James Bond. They are now taking that luxury experience and translating it to a 66-story high rise luxury residential living in downtown Miami. This project represents their expansion outside of luxury vehicles and into luxury architectural design.

Aston Martin is a best known as a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars and grand tourers. It was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. Steered from 1947 by David Brown, it became associated with expensive grand touring cars in the 1950s and 1960s, and with the fictional character James Bond following his use of a DB5 model in the 1964 film Goldfinger. Their sports cars are regarded as a British cultural icon. Aston Martin has held a Royal Warrant as purveyor of motorcars to HRH the Prince of Wales since 1982.

The design will bring the craftsmanship and experience of driving an Aston Martin to life by incorporating signature elements, colors and materials from the cars into the design of the interiors, common areas and amenities of the building. The stunning construction of curvilinear glass and steel is set to rise on one of the last parcels of developable land on the downtown Miami waterfront. The development’s seven penthouses and one triplex penthouse will be complemented by a range of expansive one to five-bedroom apartments.

The building will feature amenities which include a double-level fitness center overlooking the ocean, spinning studio, boxing gym, virtual golf room, art gallery, two cinemas, as well as a full-service spa, beauty salon and barber shop. These range luxury spaces will be contained within a sail-shaped building that reflects its marina location. The residents will be able to enjoy direct access to the local waters via an exclusive yacht marina. Construction has begun on the tower, with the building set to open in 2021.

From the Factory Floor

A work in progress…

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By Gerald Olesker, CEO, ADG Lighting



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Modern Lighting Picks for May

What Do We Bring to the Table?

With so many design options out there, the question is how do you find true creativity and inspiration that will make your project perfect? The answer is simple. You need someone who has the vision, creativity and collaborative skills that inspire instead of limit. At ADG Lighting, we are able to collaborate with our clients in an honest manner. Then we bring in our unique perspective on design elements, coupling that with our creative perspective, and bring your vision to life! It really is a simple process, if you posses the love of design and the drive. We create projects that project quality, style and innovation in everything we do.

The ADG Lighting Difference

ADG Lighting is a maker of lighting, furnishings, and iron work for residential and commercial projects. We pride ourselves in being a boutique manufacturer of custom lighting and architectural ornamentation. We enjoy working on multi-family homes, spec homes, beach homes, restaurants, hotels & resorts, and landmarks worldwide. To compliment our creative abilities, we offer full factory capabilities in Southern California, meeting title 24 requirements, and provides photo-metric reports for custom lighting. Our experience and skillsets are unmatched in the industry.

Pride in the Final Results

Through energized collaborations with our clients and designers, we harness those powerful dreams by bringing them to life on paper. The creative concepts that are brought to life in our factory are of extreme pride and display our passionate commitment to creativity and excellence. With such a strong history for results, ADG Lighting is perfectly positioned to collaborate on design projects worldwide. Go to and see our results. While considering our creative designs, take a look at these four options for your consideration:

Black Laquered Shade And Wood Hanging Light

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Mesh Ceiling Flush Transitional Fixture

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Pyrex Rod Pendant

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Bronze High Bay Pendant

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Social Media: Sharing with ADG

Setting the Stage

We love social media! For a creative influencer, social media is the perfect platform to showcase their work and inspire clients and customers. Social media is just that … it’s social! You can reach out and inspire people with your creativity on a global scale. That is powerful! The question most people have is how important are social platforms to a business? Social media and mobile technology have become the best influencer for inspiration and consumer habits. As our digital world expands, so does our shopping and purchasing habits. Social media is not just for teenagers any more. It is now a platform for business and commerce.

Enter the Digital Store

Many are aware of the reach and popularity of digital retail. Amazon, Etsy and other digital shopping spaces are driving the consumer market. There is very strong evidence to support why they are leading the retail industry. Photos and images are essential for your social media — research has shown that visual content by far inspires and drives consumers. Here are a few facts that will create a clearer understand of the market:

  • 67% of shoppers use online outlets for their buying decisions.
  • 58% of consumers find inspiration or ideas online.
  • 55% research gift ideas online.
  • 60% of consumers seek discounts or promotions online.
  • 48% share their purchases with friends online.

ADG Engages Digitally

Across the social platforms, ADG Lighting enjoys a strong presence and a high level of engagement. Our Instagram and Pinterest accounts are some of our favorite outlets. It really brings to life our inspiration and creativity. We are thrilled to inspire our clients and consumers with our creative inspirations. Through these platforms, we are able to reach out to both new and existing clients and provide them real time solutions to their designs. We are also able to provide a space where clients can input their creative ideas, images, drawings or doodles, and we bring that inspiration to real life, all on a digital platform. Here are just a few of our creative ideas that might work for you:

Reach out to ADG Lighting on all of our social networks. Like, friend and share our creative inspirations. Then, visit our website and see the real difference with an inspired, collaborative team on your side.


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Spring Your Patio into Shape

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The Season of New Beginnings

Spring is the season for a fresh new start, where we surround ourselves with new beginnings. From tackling our spring cleaning chores to changing our living environment, we yearn for refreshing new surroundings that shed the cloak of a dreary winter. Spring signals growth and inspiration as the season changes to a welcoming sense of new life. For many, spring is the beginning of new projects that change our living environments to reflect the energy of the season.

A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Outdoor Living

At ADG Lighting, our creative energy is bolstered by the changing of the season. There is no better way to showcase a fresh living space that through your outdoor living space. Patios are the perfect place to showcase that seasonal inspiration. A charming patio filled with amenities can be a warm weather getaway, which is the perfect way to welcome in the new season. Just like interior rooms, patios benefit from seasonal spruce-ups, new furniture arrangements, and fresh crops of accessories. Whether as an accessory in your project to being the dominating focus of the space, lighting the the perfect place to infuse your inspiration. There are many benefits to the perfect lighting solution in your patio project. Good lighting makes a walkway easy to navigate after dark, provides safety and security, and creates a welcoming ambiance. Flexibility is the key.

An Inspired Partnership

We are excited about the creative design opportunities presented in spring projects. Our design creativity and quality of manufacturing makes ADG Lighting the perfect choice for your spring projects. Learn more about our inspired creations at or contact us at 818-597-9494. We are proud to offer four outdoor lighting solutions below for your consideration:


Rustico Medium Pilaster

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Arrowhead Light

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Ambrose Lantern

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Greyhawk Modern Lantern

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ADG Creativity Featuring a Traditional Flair

This week, we are proud to feature fixtures from our Traditional Collection. Our collection has been developed with a keen sense of style, quality and loyalty to the traditional style. Our design clients and private customers find elements from our traditional collection to be the cornerstone of their design projects. They can depend on our creativity in design, quality of manufacturing and exceptional service during the entire process. Here are four fixtures we are proud to showcase for you:

Six Sided Lantern w/Forged Bar Detail

Six sides Lantern with forged bar details


Rustic Iron Lantern Old World Light

Rustic Iron Lantern Wall Light Old World Style

Iron Lantern w/Swan on Arm

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Rex Lantern with Etched Glass Pattern

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Choose ADG Lighting and put your project with the right partner. Our creativity, collaboration and exacting attention to detail will bring the “secret sauce” to the outcome of your project.

At ADG Lighting…We Make the Difference! Go to and check out our Custom Request tab. See how easy it is to innovate and collaborate with ADG Lighting. 

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Proud To Be A Premier Dering Hall Brand

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ADG Lighting Featured on Dering Hall

ADG Lighting, a custom lighting designer and manufacturer is now featured as a premier brand on the Dering Hall platform. Dering Hall is the premier shopping and discovery site dedicated to exceptional, high-end design — it is a curated resource for discerning consumers and design professionals. The partnership allows Dering Hall to present quality custom product in a professional manner and is regarded as a trusted source in the industry. ADG Lighting is proud to be a part of this unique platform, which allows the creativity and quality of our designs to be showcased in a professional manner to designers and private clients alike.

The Proud History of ADG Lighting

With over 20 years in the design industry, Gerald Olesker, CEO leads the creative team at ADG Lighting. His innovative and collaborative expertise has propelled the team at ADG to the top of the industry. Gerald’s creative relationships with top designers in the industry have allowed him to firmly establish the highest level of trust in his brand. His work has been featured through his artistic vision in projects at some of the world’s most recognizable locations such as: MGM Grand Las Vegas, Bellagio, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, Oceana Hotel, Delafield Hotel, Spago Restaurant, the SLS Hotel South Beach, Lupo Restaurant in Las Vegas, and the Manhattan Country Club. The company has also worked with several celebrity clients, including reality television star Kourtney Kardashian and St. Louis Cardinals starting MLB pitcher John Lackey.

His creative team has also been able to collaborate on the design and manufacturing of lighting projects for more than $3 billion in real estate, along with numerous cities, Fortune 500 company owners, celebrities, and military installations.

Collaborative Success with ADG Lighting

With such a strong history for results, ADG Lighting is perfectly positioned to collaborate on design projects worldwide. The visionary team at ADG Lighting is able to easily translate your inspiration into a tasteful result on any type project. Go to and check out our Custom Request tab. See how easy it is to innovate and collaborate with ADG Lighting.

See some of our fixtures highlighted at Dering Hall below or click on the link here to see more.