Allegri Crystal by Kalco Lighting, leader in luxury crystal lighting, unveiled new contemporary crystal collections. The company also showcased special collaborations and custom-crafted fixtures which utilized Allegri’s signature precision-cut Firenze crystal and advanced LED technology in its newly designed showroom.
New York native, Vanessa Deleon of Vanessa Deleon Associates, has been with the industry for over 21 years. Alongside two other experts from Kalco Lighting, Takayuki Ishii, director of design and development, and Grace Denniston, product designer, the trio introduced a new modern crystal lighting line, showcasing pieces from the Ilumine collection at High Point Market.
Kalco Lighting & Allegri Crystal collaborated with DeLeon to bring in a keen eye for design. The Illumine collection offered a rich, immersive experience with elegant interiors from a 3,000 square foot showroom.
“As we begin our second decade in luxury crystal lighting, we look forward to introducing our new and innovative contemporary crystal collections for the modern era in this exciting new space,” said Libby Hartman, creative marketing manager at Kalco Lighting and Allegri Crystal by Kalco. “We’re excited to invite Vanessa to help tell the Kalco and Allegri story—world-class finishes, intriguing shapes and artisan-made lighting within a design-driven culture.”
Kalco Lighting will showcase Ilumine, a collaborative collection of crystal lighting pendants, sconces and chandeliers by DeLeon, and the innovative new finish technology in the groundbreaking Esterno Cristallo, a contemporary series of crystal outdoor wall sconces featuring Allegri’s signature Firenze crystal encased in a matte black frame crafted from stainless steel. Stylized vignettes and an array of customized fixtures will also be on display to exhibit Kalco Lighting’s custom capabilities.
Vannessa DeLeon stated, “My ILumine Collection-Starting with the Orrizonte, inspired by the New York City skyscrapers, is a work of art. The layered firenze crystals that are embedded in the frame are there to mimic the New York City skyscrapers. The chandelier can be used in any residential or hospitality venue.”
She continued by describing the motivation behind the Venere Collection, saying that it was “inspired by the physical form and sense of Surrealism. With the delicate hand holding up the chandelier, available in 1 tier or 2 tier and matching wall sconces.”
“When creating the ILUMINE collection, I looked upon my cultural composition, love for art deco and the physical body. A big part of my inspiration for this collection stemmed from surrealism, which encompasses the element of surprise. Many think about lighting as a piece of jewelry that dresses up the space. I think of lighting as a piece of artwork that complements a room. The Orizzonte collection was inspired by the New York Skyline, which is something that I have always admired. The Venere Collection gives a nod to surrealism and is inspired by the physical form.”
With its passion and commitment to design, service and quality, Allegri by Kalco Lighting offers an array of contemporary crystal light fixtures to match any modern decor. Its collection of luxury crystal chandeliers, pendants, sconces and flush mounts feature Allegri’s signature Firenze crystal.
Allegri’s exacting standards for precision cut, machine polished jewels create unparalleled shine and refraction. They are inspired by timeless trends, new innovations and advancements in technology. From their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, their designers and engineers take great pride to seamlessly integrate the latest in energy efficiency technology into their lighting designs and manipulate the industry’s most advanced LED lamping to fit their fixtures’ unique aesthetic.