Author: Oblaney

Caroline Rinker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Caroline Rinker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On March 18, 2023, EdisonReport Lifetime Achievement Awards held at Parsons School of Design, honored Caroline Rinker for making significant contributions to the industry, forever leaving her mark. The awards are dedicated to honoring twelve exceptional individuals, recognized as giants in lighting, for their remarkable careers, achievements, and milestones. James O’Blaney paid a beautiful tribute…

ORA Lighting and Controls joins Diversified Group in Metro New York

ORA Lighting and Controls joins Diversified Group in Metro New York

Diversified Group, a premier representative of high-quality lighting and controls across Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and metro New York, and O’Blaney Rinker Associates, recently rebranded ORA Lighting and Controls, a leading architectural lighting representative serving metro New York and North Jersey, are excited to announce that ORA will join Diversified Group, helping both to…

Educating Our Customers

Educating Our Customers

We love to host our local NYC lighting designers and distributors to educate them on the various architectural lighting companies that we rep. Ron Steen from Lightheaded Lighting gave the latest presentation on the impressive dizzying array of collections from Lightheaded Lighting at the Roca Tile Studio Showroom. Product design, testing, production, powder coating and…

All Lumens with Dave Wallace

All Lumens with Dave Wallace

Dave Wallace, Operations Manager at ORA, interviews D.J. Ziobro from Dado Lighting to discuss the new Fineline 58. With a depth of 2 sheets of drywall with internal wire harness and magnetic mounting of LED panels prevent feed point shadows (common with tape light). Easy install and replacement through front. Flexible lens available up to 100 ft long to eliminate butt joints.

ORA Launches Bold New Branding

ORA Launches Bold New Branding

Disrupters of the New York City architectural lighting design market, O’Blaney Rinker Associates (ORA) reshapes to meet new challenges. Over 14 years, O’Blaney Rinker Associates established the benchmark for exemplary service and ingenuity as the region’s premier, independent lighting manufacturer representative agency. The 2024 rebrand not only streamlines the company’s name to ORA, the fresh…

Reach New Heights with Lindsley Lighting–Lengths up to 100″

Reach New Heights with Lindsley Lighting–Lengths up to 100″

Lindsley Lighting’s Reed Surface Mount XL gives you the option of creating EXTRA LONG lengths up to 100″! Choose the standard base with a knife edge flange that blends into ceilings or a mudring that creates a clean flangeless look. With the 1300 lumen Xicato LED module, the Reed Surface Mount XL can provide great…

WILD NYC Annual Bowl For Hope

WILD NYC Annual Bowl For Hope

Stephanía Vallejo from Tirschwell & Co and Zachary Pearson from FMS bowled the night away with us for a fun night in support of WILD NYC – Bowl for Hope: A Fundraiser for Paddle For The Cure NYC…and we did it! Our lane SPARED the most change and emerged as the top lane donors of…