1 Light Art Lamps
Howard A Dernberger
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!
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NominationsJune 3–Aug. 29, 2014
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JudgingJune 23–Sept. 8, 2014
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Online VotingSept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014
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Winners AnnouncedOct. 17, 2014
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