Wolcott's in-house lighting studio, Brilliant, has been collaborating with Alva for a number of years on a variety of fixtures. Arts – a c
"Tex," shown on the left, is a robust exterior wall sconce with a grazing optical system. This product is partnered with "Tess," by Alva, the curvilinear version.
"Tex" amplifies the architecture around it. Utilizing an indirect light source, this fixture doesn't call attention to itself so much as the surrounding architecture.
As stated in Architectural Lighting Magazine:
"Tex, Alva • This large-scale, outdoor wall sconce designed by Culver City, Calif.–based Brilliant Lighting Studio for Alva is designed for doorways, lobby entrances, or placing between windows. The direct/indirect luminaire is Title 24–compliant, IP66-rated, and capable of withstanding high-pressure washing of exterior surfaces. It measures 12" wide and is offered in three lengths: 30", 45", and 60"; three wattages: 23W, 29W, or 37W (3500K with a CRI of 90); and delivers up to 3,700
lumens depending on the wattage. Tex can be installed vertically or horizontally using a steel mounting system. The luminaire is zero-to-10V dimmable. • alvalight.com"