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Georgetown-based Illuminata Lights up Seattle

Find museum-quality lighting in this new line from a local glass artist

By Lauren Alexander November 15, 2019


This article originally appeared in the November 2019 issue of Seattle magazine.

This article appears in print in the November 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe.

Georgetown-based Julie Conway walks a fine line between glass artist and lighting designer, creating both avant-garde installation pieces and approachable home decor. Her 18-year-old company, Illuminata, launched its most recent collection in April. The Lumi product line showcases Conway’s goal to “transform a space using patterns of light and shadow.” In addition to customizable “Elettra” pendant lights and “Serafina” table lamps, the collection includes clear, crackled-glass “Acqua” sconces ($690) that convey elegance without sacrificing functionality. Check them out at the Four Seasons’ restaurant Goldfinch Tavern (downtown), or find them—alongside the rest of the Lumi collection—at luxury lighting store Lawrence & Scott (Georgetown).

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