RetroSteamWorks

Turn your lighting ideas into reality!

Sanibel, Florida On Etsy since 2013

1,216 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars

RetroSteamWorks

Turn your lighting ideas into reality!

Sanibel, Florida | 1,216 Sales

Announcement    Studio specialized in custom lighting design and hand finishes. Have a design in mind? Feel free to contact me and I'll help you bringing it to life, commissions are always welcome!!
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Contemporary Lighting - Modern Lighting Decor - Mid Century Light Fixtures - Bathroom Vanity Lights - Bedside Reading Sconces - Kitchen Shelves Lighting - Modern Room Decor - Contemporary Farmhouse Decor - Wall Lighting - Luxury Linear Chandelier - Ceiling Light Fixtures - Modern Office Wall Decor - Industrial Lighting - Modern Loft Lighting - Industrial Room decor - Traditional Lighting

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Last updated on Jun 10, 2020

Studio specialized in custom lighting design and hand finishes. Have a design in mind? Feel free to contact me and I'll help you bringing it to life, commissions are always welcome!!
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Contemporary Lighting - Modern Lighting Decor - Mid Century Light Fixtures - Bathroom Vanity Lights - Bedside Reading Sconces - Kitchen Shelves Lighting - Modern Room Decor - Contemporary Farmhouse Decor - Wall Lighting - Luxury Linear Chandelier - Ceiling Light Fixtures - Modern Office Wall Decor - Industrial Lighting - Modern Loft Lighting - Industrial Room decor - Traditional Lighting

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Jay Lana - Artist

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"Loving the work area brightly illuminated by one of my swimg-arm sconces with the plug-in option. Photo provided by another of my amazing clients."
"Beautiful kitchen by @thisoldhudson featuring these sconces I made specially for the space; as featured on Architectural Digest."
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About RetroSteamWorks

Sales 1,216
On Etsy since 2013

Unique Handmade Lighting Inspired by Mid Century and Industrial Design. Wall Sconces, Ceiling Lights and Bespoke Lamps Handcrafted for your Home!

Hi! I'm Jay Lana (artist-designer), I'm the creative behind Retro Steam Works; a studio where I have been creating unique lighting for several years now.

I specialize in custom artisanal finishes and hard to find sizes and designs; if you need a specific design I will be happy to work with you to achieve the desired piece.

My artisanal finishes are done by hand on solid materials, whenever I do custom finishes I do them on real metals, ie; copper, brass.

Every step involving the hand-build of my unique light fixtures is done in-house by myself; from selecting the best parts, preparing the components, applying the different finishes and colors, to the assemblage, testing and safely packaging of the final product.

I only use the highest quality UL rated/CE certified components sourced from US-based family-owned companies.

I strive to build the perfect fixture specially tailored for you and crafted to last a lifetime.

My work can be found around the globe and throughout the US and Canada, besides individual clients I also have worked with commercial clients such as: Bose - Remodel Moore - Kindred Interiors - C3 Group - We Came in Peace - Consort Homes - NYC Best Bars group - Orchard Lane Studio - KP Designs & Associates - Freiheit Arquitecture - Zio and Sons - Workshop Denver, to name a few.

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  • Jay Lana - Artist

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I'm a single parent living in sunny Florida with my two teenage kids and our eight rescues. I've always been fascinated to know how things work, reverse-engineering them has been my passion since I was kid.

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Last updated on Oct 10, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Made to Order Returns - Exchanges

Due to the handcrafted, custom made-to-order nature of the products offered, Retro Steam Works does not accept returns for refund or exchange, unless DOA.

On DOA items, a repair will be attempted; if the product has been maliciously tampered with, the exchange will be denied.

Retro Steam Works takes pride and effort in describing the items in great detail and providing an accurate picture of each product. Please be sure to read the item description and view all pictures before ordering.

Made a mistake when measuring your space and the fixture does not work for you anymore? Message me, I might be able to re-home it :)

Have any questions? Please, don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns; I'm happy to help you.

Finishes

Unfinished - Unfinished metals (Steel, Brass and Copper) will show manufacture marks, tarnish, rust and some other minor imperfections in most cases

Brushed - This eliminates almost all previously mentioned imperfections leaving only the beautiful brush marks/minor scuffs

Gun Metal - Combination of oxides on solid brass creates this deep matte gray patina, might show brass undertones

Deep Bronze - A deep brown color with blue undertones, this finish is done over brushed brass

Antique Brass - After brushing, solid brass is oxidized providing an antique brass finish that is consistent throughout

Rubbed Wax - This is a treatment applied upon request to most finished pieces, except; gunmetal, aged metals and paint finishes.

Returns & Cancellations

Exchanges are only accepted on DOA items, must contact within 30 days.
Because each item is handmade at the time of purchase, other returns may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
To qualify for an exchange; item should be unused, uninstalled, and undamaged.
Buyer's remorse returns will be subject up to a 50% restocking fee and the shipping costs are to be covered by the client.
Orders of three or more standard items, as well as orders of custom lighting in any quantity, are non-refundable and non-returnable.
Cancellations must be made within 12 hours, after that, your order goes into production schedule and the process begins. Canceled orders may have a 15% restocking fee; after 48 hours cancellations will have a 50% restocking fee.

Custom In-House Artisanal Finishes

Paint finishes are done using a six-step proprietary technique, each custom painted piece gets a minimum of four coats of the highest quality enamel paints on the market.

Hand-aged artisanal finishes are done using an eight-step proprietary technique, each component is hand-aged individually and soft polished with a mixture of natural linear polymers; an exclusive technique from my studio.

Do I offer other artisanal finishes? Sure! Oil rubbed tones, rustic patinas, industrial metal, wax paints and more; send me your ideas, I'd be happy to help you achieve your vision!

Lead Time on Custom Orders

Lead times are specified on the shipping and policies section of each listing, for a more accurate turn around time please contact me directly.

Paint finished pieces usually take more time than any other finish due to the paint curating times, environmental factors affect the lead time as well.

Almost any order can be expedited upon request at an additional cost, this only applies to the build and it should be requested prior to placing an order; expedited shipping is available as well.

• Limited Warranty and Limitation of Liability Policy

I personally test each one of my finished pieces and I guarantee to the original purchaser that, at the time of delivery, my products are free from defects in materials and workmanship therefore Retro Steam Works is not liable for any damages caused by these products.

- Do not use bulbs over 75 watts with any of my fixtures.
- Proper installation is recommended, professional is preferred.

That being said, I'm not liable for any damage to persons or property caused by these products, and you agree that, by purchasing or using my products, my maximum liability to you in the event of any damage is the monetary value of the product that was purchased from me.

Care for Custom Finishes

Black and white finishes are done in a matte sheen, therefore the paint might be prone to scuffs and/or scratches if not handled properly, please install with proper care.

For articulating sconces with paint finish, please adjust the swivels carefully as a rough handling might cause the paint to chip away.

Hand aged finishes are left unsealed (except dark bronze).

When installing your new light please avoid touching the treated surfaces with bare hands as skin oils might leave permanent smudges on the light fixtures, gloves or clean and dry hands are recommended.

To clean your lights in either antique or paint finish, just use a lint-free cloth and dust lightly.

Updates to Policies

I may, from time to time, update this policy. Notice of material changes to my privacy practices will be posted at this site. I strongly encourage you to periodically review these terms and conditions in order to keep apprised of my current terms and conditions.

Can you customize your light fixtures to fit my space?

Absolutely! Dimensions, number of sockets, finishes, and materials can be customized no matter how small they are.

Since all of my fixtures are made from individual parts, these are completely interchangeable, you want accents in nickel, brass, copper or any other finish combined with other solid tones? No problem, I got you covered!

Do you want your sconces to match a chandelier or any other ceiling fixture? Yes! And vice-versa; I can build entire room sets using the same design.

Most of my fixtures can be installed on walls and ceilings; either horizontally or vertically; add a down rod and your dual sconce can be turned into a statement linear mini-chandelier!