1 Light Art Lamps

American Made Since 2003

Howard A Dernberger

Rio Nido, California
Not a boring lamp in the place check out my website one of a kind lamps.

Tell us about your business.

Started making lamps when I was 12, I have always loved lighting, my partner and I opened a gift shop in Occidental Ca with no money so I really making lamps and they were and are a hit with collectors all across the country with some owning as many as 7 of my lamps. I love making them I see lamps in just about anything.

What makes your business stand out?

My lamps are very unique on of a kind pieces made out of everyday objects that are no longer used for what they were made for but are to nice to just throw away so I give the a new and useful life giving light.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Sell what you like!

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 8, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

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  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

    See the finalists
  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

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