About the Designer
Alecia Wesner was the director of design for George Kovacs after growing up in suburban Philadelphia and studying architecture and industrial design at Syracuse University. Always being interested in discovering new design techniques, she has found a new career in jewelry design, which is inspired by nature and strong geometric angles and clean lines. From her jewelry designs to her lighting, it's clear that Alecia Wesner loves her bling. Raised in Philadelphia and schooled in Syracuse, she caught the creative bug early and hasn't stopped since. She got her start working with lighting design great George Kovacs before venturing into metalworking and jewelry design. She still designs both jewelry and lighting to this day and has come to the realization that they are actually more closely related than one might think. We recently spoke with Alecia to find out more about her background, her relationship with Kovacs and what inspires her in her designs.
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|Fixture Type: Inverted pendant||Shade Material: Glass; Metal|
|Shade Color: Beige||Finish: Satin Stainless Steel|
|Room Use: Kitchen; Dining room||Swarovski Crystal: No|
|Lens Included: No||Bulb Type: Incandescent|
|Number of Lights: 4||Number of Tiers: 1|
|Light Direction: Down||Wattage per Bulb: 100 Watts (W)|
|Product Care: Wipe with a soft, dry cloth||Country of Manufacture: China|
|Assembly Required: Yes|
|Product Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty: The warranty is limited to the correction of any defect in material and workmanship. The warranty does not cover the finish.|
For over four decades, George Kovacs has been a name synonomous with contemporary design. George Kovacs is a pioneer in the fusion of clean lines with unexpected twists and curves, resulting in pieces that had a modern appeal with a retro flavor. George Kovacs designed and manufactured his products from his facility in Brooklyn, NY up until a few years ago. His studio, designs, and naming rights were purchased by the Minka Group and his collection was incorporated as a stand-alone grouping.
Although the products are now imported, the design heritage remains the same. George Kovacs lighting remains at the forefront of cutting edge contemporary style, and he retains a team of renowned designers, including George Kovacs himself, Rachel Simon, Karim Rashid, and Alecia Wesner. These lighting experts have designed a wide selection of wall sconces, pendants, ceiling lights, bath lighting, table lamps and floor lamps.
There is nothing better than a Kovacs light for today's modern home decor. Be sure to browse the Kovacs line of lighting and be astonished by the intriguing and forward-looking aspects of cutting edge design and technology. Defined by unusual elements fused with a popular vision of what modern means, his lighting creates an individual and powerful sense of space no matter where it is placed.