Jeff Dross

Lighting as Art: How Today's Fixtures Balance Form and Function

While some might say that all lighting is a form of art in its own way, some lighting fixtures are especially artful, designed to catch the eye and add visual interest even when they’re not switched…

Reinventing Tradition

We’ve all heard the saying “Don’t mess with a good thing.” While that laissez-faire strategy may work just fine for your grandmother’s sticky buns recipe or possibly your stock portfolio, businesses…

The Upper End

As we were creating editorial for this issue, a topic came up and the question stuck, leaving me pondering it for days and reaching out to people much smarter than I to gain clarity: What is the…

2018: Year of the Smart Home, Part 1

When you think about Amazon’s top sellers, you may consider books, or even a toy. Wait, maybe a video game?  Actually, during the 2017 holiday season, its top seller was none of the above. It was…

2017 Year in Review

We asked, “How was business in 2017?” Here’s what they’re saying. “2017 was a year of growth and introspection for Terracotta. We completed the expansion of our office, broke ground on some very…
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