STICKBULB is a New York City-based lighting manufacturer founded in 2012 by RUX Founder and Creative Director Russell Greenberg, and Partner Christopher Beardsley. Our minimal LED collection is energy efficient, highly versatile, and sustainable to its core. Each piece is made in our New York City workshop.
It is every architect’s dream to build with light. The Stickbulb collection takes this aspiration literally. Sleek wooden beams come in one to six foot lengths and are designed to plug into and out of various steel hardware connectors without tools. The result is a light-up erector set of interchangeable components that allows for unlimited customization and creativity.
Inspired by a pile of long linear wooden cut-offs in their workshop, RUX designers challenged themselves to develop a truly sustainable lighting system. As a starting point, they only considered designs that could be manufactured locally and affordably within a five mile radius of their New York City office. They chose to use reclaimed and sustainably sourced woods as a primary building material, and sourced energy efficient LED technologies and components. The collection was designed with the least number of parts possible and with connections that make the pieces easy to separate for maintenance, recycling, or reuse.
STICKBULB CUSTOM is a division of Stickbulb dedicated to exploring the many possibilities and endless configurations of the modular Stickbulb system. Our design team collaborates with clients on innovative installations both big and small.