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Custom-Built Floral Lighting fixtures

Custom-Built Floral Lighting fixtures

Posted by Michael Krauss on 15th Jun 2017

Based on a sketch provided by Kemble Interiors, a pair of these Directoire* floral lighting fixtures was designed & hand-built by Michael Krauss of Authentic Designs. Once sketches and protot … read more
Pricing Changes

Pricing Changes

13th Jan 2017

In order to keep up with increases in labor, materials, shipping, and other costs, we will need to increase our prices by an average of 7% across the board. Some prices will remain as the … read more
Authentic Designs -- since 1966

Authentic Designs -- since 1966

Posted by Michael Krauss on 18th Aug 2016

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Authentic Designs, so we thought we'd share with you some stories and photos of the first fixtures we built. We also wanted to share with you a really … read more
A blog post from 50 years ago

A blog post from 50 years ago

Posted by Michael Krauss on 10th Aug 2016

All wooden store sign, composed by Danny Krauss, hand-lettered & painted (circa 1966) The handmade design and fabrication recall the early American store signs, or 'shingles', such as a tin … read more