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Vendor Spotlight: Tony Brenta, Phoenix Day

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Phoenix Day is owned and operated by Tony Brenta, the company founder’s great grand nephew. Since Phoenix Day’s inception in 1850, the company has continually evolved to meet the changing needs of the lighting market and its clients. Tony takes great pride in continuing to fabricate quality custom light fixtures, each carefully hand crafted at the workshop in San Francisco. Most days, will find Tony out in the workshop or meeting with client’s to review custom lighting designs using brass, bronze and hand-blown glass.

Phoenix Day carries a selection of traditional, transitional and contemporary designs, in a full range of standard and custom finishes. They offer the unique opportunity to customize their product line items, as well as create completely custom pieces. Phoenix Day also works on lighting restoration, and is currently restoring the main chandelier for the historic Curran Theater, originally fabricated by Phoenix Day in 1922. Phoenix Day light fixtures can be found at private residences around the world, as well as The San Francisco Opera House, The Awahnee Lodge at Yosemite, Cairdean Winery, The Four Seasons Hotel Ko Olina and Stanford University.

Tony and Phoenix Day uphold a commitment to combining historic traditions with a modern interpretation, all the while maintaining the quality & consistency established in 1850.

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Lit By California

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Row 1: One Hundred Outdoor Sconce by Orestes Suarez; Rime Chandelier by Studio Joseph Watts
Row 2: Vasa Pendant by Studio Joseph Watts, Nebula Wall Sconce by McEwen Lighting Studio,
Laiton by Orestes Suarez
Row 3: Selenite Chandelier by Ron Dier Designs, Collette Sconce by Magni Home
Row 4: Bentley Sconce by Phoenix Day, Victoria Pendant Outdoor by Fuse Lighting,
Rainbow Flourite Lamp by Ron Dier Designs

Phoenix Day Celebrates160 Years of Excellence

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Phoenix Day is celebrating over 160 years in the lighting business. The San Francisco-based company originally aided the plumbing and gas fittings industries during the California Gold Rush. Soon after, they shifted their focus to meet the needs of the lighting industry, producing the first fueled street lantern in San Francisco. Their designs can be seen everywhere from the San Francisco Opera House and Stanford University, to the Awahnee Hotel in Yosemite. The watercolor below is from their archives. To view the entire collection, CLICK HERE.