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Exclusive Features | OPTIC ARTS

Optic Arts' Flex products
comprise the heart of its
linear LED systems.

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LEDs Made Easy
OPTIC ARTS AIMS TO ELIMINATE THE COMPLEXITY IN INSTALLING FLEXIBLE LED FIXTURES. BY JIM HARRIS

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ptic Arts knows that flexible
LED lighting, by nature, can
be challenging for contractors
to work with. It can require
extra effort to install, including the need
to sometimes be cut in the field to fit a
particular application.
The Monterey Park, Calif.-based manufacturer's customizable LED products can
help contractors overcome this challenge.
"We want to build products that are easy to
design with and easy to install," CEO Jason
Mullen says. "Removing complexity and
making a custom product that is easy to use
is what we live for."
Optic Arts manufactures and assembles
a configurable linear LED product based
around a flexible LED strip that can be
easily cut or bent. The strip can be shipped

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Optic Arts
www.opticarts.com
* Headquarters: Monterey Park, Calif.
* Employees: 48
* Specia y: LED lighting

"We want to build products at
are easy to design wi and
easy to install."
- Jason Mullen, CEO

to contractors separately for field modification, or as part of a complete fixture. This
distinguishes the company from many of
its competitors that provide LEDs either one
way or the other, Mullen notes.

"It's completely up to [the contractor],"
he adds. "We can build it to whatever extent
they need depending on their allowed lead
time. If we ship it as a box of raw material,
we will provide connectors that will make
it easy for contractors to install so it's a
better experience."
The company assembles fixtures based
on specifications provided by architects,
lighting designers and interior designers.
These specifications include the style of
housing as well as housing color, color
temperature and output.

'The Extra Mile'
Optic Arts predominately markets its products to architects and designers, who then
specify its LEDs into their projects.
Mullen and partners Dorian Hicklin and


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