PNC Champions Club

With football season back in action, Modular International looks to our hometown for one of our recent custom projects. Sitting in the South Endzone of Pittsburgh’s Acrisure Stadium, the elegant and state of the art, PNC Champions Club greets fans, newlyweds, graduates, and many more. Our Custom Trimmed Linears fixtures seamlessly incorporate the HVAC, recessed sprinkler, and stadium speaker systems into the fixture bodywhile AR111 LED lamps and florescent LED lamps illuminate the room. If you find yourself lucky enough […]

Modular Goes Back to School

The sun may not be as bright in the fall, but Modular International Inc. has brightened quite a few educational institutions over the last 35+ years. You may have noticed some of our custom and standard products in our social media posts this past month with a focus on showcasing past Higher Educational projects. Our […]

579e LED Modules Chosen as a Part of the 2023 IES Progress Report

It’s official, Modular is home from the 2023 IES Annual Conference in Chicago, and we are proud to share some very exciting news. Modular’s 579e LED Modules were chosen as a part of the 2023 IES Progress Report. The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is the internationally recognized technical and educational authority on illumination. Its annual […]

Modular International Honored for Innovation at Worldwide Conference

Modular International Inc., an innovative leader in architectural lighting located in Pittsburgh, PA, was recognized in the Illuminating Engineering Society’s 2023 Progress Report released at the 50th IES Annual Conference on August 4 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Chicago. The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is the internationally recognized technical and educational […]

See you at the 2023 IES Conference!

As July winds down and August approaches, Modular is once again, preparing to hit the road. From August 2nd to the 5th, Modular will be attending the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference. The event will take place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. This year’s theme “Light Responsibly” comes to life with sessions […]

Pittsburgh’s The Green Voice Features Modular’s new Line of Sustainable, Energy Efficient LED Modules

Pittsburgh, PA – Modular international, Inc., has launched a new product line of high output, compact, and energy efficient LED modules.  MI developed these modules to respond to the needs of lighting professionals seeking an energy efficient lighting product that can achieve high delivered lumen levels for a reasonable price. According to Vice President of […]

Introducing Dim-to-Warm LED Modules

Modular International, Inc., has launched a series of Dim-to-Warm LED modules following the successful release of their award winning high output and efficiency579e static white LED modules back in February of this year. The newly released Dim-to-Warm LED modules provide 1800K-3000K color tuning as the LED modules are dimmed down. This simulates incandescent dimming preformed with older style lamps only with the modern LED technology. These new Dim-to-Warm […]

Our Home is in Pittsburgh

As you continue to enjoy the summer in Pittsburgh, we want you to be on the lookout for Modular in the wild! Pittsburgh is Modular’s home, so naturally we have many instillations across the city. If you find yourself checking in for the evening at the Renaissance Hotel, be sure to look up on your […]

AIA’23 San Francisco Wrap up

And just like that, Modular has wrapped up it’s time at AIA’23. This year was the best yet for learning, collaborating and sharing our newest innovations. We featured our award-winning 579e high output & efficiency LED modules, and our newly released Dim-to-Warm LED modules. The turnout to AIA’23 was more than we anticipated, and we’d […]

We’re LEDs Magazine BrightStar Award Winners

Modular has returned home from the Big Apple. After this year’s LightFair comes to a close, we want to thank everyone who stopped by our booth to see our new innovations , especially the highly anticipated 579e LED Modules.   We are proud to announce that we were a recipient of LEDs Magazine BrightStar awards, for […]

CT Lighting & Controls Features our High Efficiency LED Modules

CT Lighting & Controls featured our High Efficiency LED Modules in their latest newsletter. “Revolutionize your next LED lighting project with Modular International’s new 579E LED modules! With advanced features like high efficiency, low power consumption, and easy installation, these modules are the perfect solution for any commercial or industrial lighting needs. Don’t miss out […]

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Video Summary of AIA Build Pittsburgh!

Thank you to all who came to AIA Build Pittsburgh. It was great to see such a strong showing and the 579e was the star of our show! If you have questions about the 579e, feel free to email Tony Madonna:

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Lutron OEM Advantage – Modular International Product Listings

Modular International has partnered up with Lutron under the Lutron OEM Advantage program to offer a wide range of Lutron technology inside our Modular Multiples® fixtures. In-fixture technology from Lutron includes the Athena Wireless Node and select Lutron drivers and sensors. Please consult Modular International if you have any questions or concerns pertaining to in-fixture […]

Our 579e LED Module has Garnered the Spotlight in the Current issue of LD+A Magazine

With the 579e series offering superior color rendering properties and high lumen outputs at lower wattages, it is no surprise that it is featured in LD+A magazine. Look for Modular International, Inc. on page 23. To learn more about our fixtures, please visit our website by clicking here. Read our 579e Series press release here.

Women’s History Month: Meet the Women of Modular International

As you may know, March is Women’s History Month. There are many influential women in the lighting industry, and we’re so lucky that we have several of those great minds with us at Modular International Inc. When asked about Women’s History Month, Tracy Kosylo who is the Director of Marketing for Modular, said, “I currently […]

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On Instagram, we featured our Hampton High School install: On Facebook, we remind our followers that we love helping bringing our clients’ visions to life. Schedule your visit by clicking here to send us an email or call us at (412) 734-9000.

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Modular International 579e LED Modules

50mm, 70mm, and 90mm LED modules available with filter rings, shielding cylinders, and filter media. Download our brochure for more information. MODULAR INTERNATIONAL RELEASES NEW INDUSTRY LEADING HIGH EFFICIENCY LED MODULES Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Modular International, Inc., today, has launched a new product line of high output, compact, and energy efficient LED modules. The 579e […]

Modular Highlights Hampton High School Install

Modular International had the opportunity to work locally with Hampton High School in Allison Park, PA, to include our Trimmed Linears® fixtures to the newest school addition. The project utilized our Trimmed Linears® fixtures in lengths of 10 ft and 16 ft to fit their space. Incorporated with our LED930 modules producing ~2500 delivered lumens […]

Modular International + Lutron Athena Wireless Node

Exceptional collaboration with the world’s leading architects, interior designers and lighting consultants leads to the realization of lighting solutions of beauty, efficiency, flexibility, and performance. Modular International is proud to introduce the latest in-fixture innovation from Lutron, the Athena wireless node. Lutron is known for creating energy efficient light controls. This wireless node is a […]

ICYMI Last Week’s Top Social Media Posts

On Instagram, we highlighted our custom Sister Bridges Pylon Fixture Reproduction. On Facebook, we invited our followers into our showroom. Schedule your visit by clicking here to send us an email or call us at (412) 734-9000. On LinkedIn, we shared that we’re able to provide top notch customer service thanks to being privately owned […]

Meet Director of Operations Gary Heyl

As we continue to celebrate 35 years, we hear about how Director of Operations, Gary Heyl, started his career with Modular International, Inc. He started in construction with his father as a roofer, and in the winter he drove a truck with a company that worked with Irwin. When Irwin started a museum style lighting […]

Irwin Talks Competitors

We are still celebrating 35 years of Modular International, Inc.! Enjoy a recent story about the competition from our President and Founder Irwin Kotovsky,  

Importance of Task Lighting

It’s time to head back to school! Have you considered how good task lighting can help extend reading and study time? The most important lighting as far as your eyes go, would be task lighting. Lighting for a room is good, but if you’re looking to read something or do something in your hands, task […]

How to Read a Photometric Chart

What are the elements that make up a photometric chart?: Modular International offers a wide variety of LED modules to select from for Modular Multiples®, outdoor lighting and custom engineered lighting fixtures. In this video we will discuss how to read and understand the information displayed on a Photometric chart when selecting the right LED […]

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35 Years of Modular International Inc. Irwin-ism: Tablecloth

As we celebrate Modular International, Inc.’s anniversary, our Founder and President, Irwin Kotovsky, is sharing some of his favorite stories from the past 35 years. Irwin recounts an evening out with his wife and how one restaurant found a unique way to honor one of their requests.

Specifying a Lighting Fixture

How do I specify a lighting fixture?: There are many conditions on the interior of a built environment that require special considerations before you can specify lighting fixtures, but when that time comes, here are a few tips that can help make that decision easier. Modular International was the original developer of the multiple lamp […]

Modular International Inc. is Celebrating 35 Years in the Lighting Industry

From Pittsburgh to Paris, we have created custom lighting solutions for clients around the world. We’ve revolutionized lighting with innovative fixtures such as our Modular Multiples® and most recently, ConverterTM. Over the last 35-years, we have held 13 various trademarks and 29 patents. Our reputation for innovative lighting is well earned. Whether it’s recreating a […]

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Modular International’s Converter™ is elevating the dining experience. 

Converter™ is revolutionizing lighting in restaurants, bakeries, kitchens, and other sectors of the hospitality industry. Converter™ is equipped with Bluetooth app controlled Correlated Color Temperature or “CCT” tuning and dimming that can be used to enrich colors and tones for food products in a restaurant or bakery environment. Converter™ is a pendant mounted lighting fixture […]

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Dan McDowell of LaQuatra Bonci Associates

Modular International has worked on multiple installations with LaQuatra Bonci Associates including the I-579 Cap Project. Dan McDowell started as Landscape Architect with them in 2006. LaQuatra Bonci Associates was established in 1984 by Jack LaQuatra and Fred Bonci. The firm has designed a variety of spaces including intimate garden, public gathering, mixed, and retail […]

Dark Sky Ordinance with Pete Strasser, Technical Director

Pittsburgh may be the largest municipality to put a Dark Sky Ordinance in place. Other communities can point to Pittsburgh and say, it can happen. With the switch to LED, communities are learning they are over lighting. In Tucson, who has had a light ordinance since 1974, they reduced the wattage of street lights which […]

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Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald Discusses Frankie Pace Park, Part of the I-579 Cap Project

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald talks about the Frankie Pace Park, part of the I-579 Cap Project. The park reconnects the Hill District to downtown Pittsburgh. This is part of the redevelopment of the Lower Hill District and includes a beautiful green space which welcomes families and friends spend time outdoors together. Read more about […]

Women’s Month

Our Director of Marketing Tracy Kosylo, would like to acknowledge all the many women in the various levels of the lighting world, for helping shape our industry to where we are today. Whether they’re a lighting designer, engineer, architect, or on the manufacturing and construction side, they’ve all made names for themselves. She has learned […]

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Industry Profile: Minako Koyama

Our Marketing Manager, Tracy Kosylo, sat down with Minako Koyama, an associate at Arc Light Design to discuss her career and who inspired her during her career. Minako has been a lighting designer in the New York City area for over 25 years. She credits her long career to learning by doing and collaborating with industry […]

Modular International’s Stainless Steel Post Lights Illuminate the NFL Headquarters Rooftop Terrace in New York

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, and even though the Steelers didn’t make it to the big game, a little piece of Pittsburgh is always at the NFL’s Headquarters. Our Stainless Steel Post Lights feature one 30-watt 1200 lumen LED module @ 3000K, 316 marine grade square stainless steel with #4 brushed finish, Opal white polycarbonate […]

Pittsburgh Magazine: Riverlife Announces Plans To Restore Allegheny Riverfront Park

Modular International is grateful to be a part of the restoration of Allegheny Riverfront Park. “One of Downtown Pittsburgh’s parks is getting a facelift. Allegheny Riverfront Park was first dedicated in 2001, touted as much-needed cartilage connecting Pittsburgh’s Cultural District across a barrier of roadways and bridges to the Allegheny River. But time took its […]

IES Los Angeles Shares Their Presentation, Specifiers Guide to TM-30

IES Los Angeles shared their presentation, Specifiers Guide To TM-30. This informative webinar addressed the issues lighting designers are facing with trying to obtain the truest color from LED products. Modular International’s light testing lab offers full TM-30 data for every test we run, which means we are well equipped to offer the truest data […]

Modular International Collaborations Appear on 2022 KDKA Pittsburgh Bucket List

KDKA asked, what is on your 2022 Pittsburgh bucket list? Several Modular International collaborations made appearances on the list. #11 Sample the menu at a new eatery during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week   #23 Picnic at the new I-579 Cap Frankie Pace Park downtown   #30 Take the ferry to Heinz Field for a Steelers game with other fans […]

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Modular International Annual Holiday Party

On December 22nd, we had our annual holiday party! We celebrated our amazing, dedicated team who work tirelessly to bring your lighting dreams to life. We got into the holiday spirit with caroling from the Holiday Harmonies: Pittsburgh Christmas Carolers. Our staff enjoyed a delicious lunch from Revival on Lincoln Restaurant on tables adorned by […]

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Modular International Redefines the Expectations for Architectural Quality Lighting Fixtures with Converter™

Converter™ will revolutionize lighting in the medical, higher education, hospitality, and corporate building sectors. Modular International’s latest innovation, Converter™, a cable mount fixture which offers numerous customization options in a single unit with applications in the medical, higher education, hospitality, corporate building sectors, and residential market. Converter™ offers architects, engineers, and lighting designers the ability […]

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Architectural Record Feature: Mingei International Museum in San Diego

Modular International’s Boomerang fixtures were used in the collaboration spaces where Mingei International Museum staff plan out their exhibits. LUCE et Studio Architects designed the addition, remodel and sponsored the case study featured in Architectural Record. “Six years ago, in a remarkable display of how far a determined architect can guide a client, Jennifer Luce decided […]

Lighting News Day 2 at LightFair

Modular International is closing out 2021 with a continued concentration on customization, adaptability, and superior attention to detail. With over 35 years of industry knowledge, it is time we talk about our product development a bit more. Historically known for the development of the original multiple-lamp family of fixtures known as “Modular Multiples®”, Modular International offers a comprehensive […]

2021 LightFair

Modular International Inc. is traveling to the City that Never Sleeps, New York City, for the 2021 LightFair. This annual event highlights the latest and greatest in the architectural and commercial lighting industry. LightFair offers attendees a large convention floor, the chance to earn CEUs, and plenty of opportunities to network with lighting industry leaders. Modular […]

Our Founder Irwin Kotovsky Sends Coins to Washington Ahead of National Immigration Day

On October 11th, our Founder and President Irwin Kotovsky and Modular International staff, packaged over 500 half dollar coins to send to each US Representative and Senator. The coins were minted in 1987 to celebrate the 100 year birthday of the Statue of Liberty. Irwin wants to it reminds legislators that immigrants are what made […]

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Introducing the Converter™

Redefine your expectations for architectural quality lighting fixtures. The exciting new Converter™ combines up-lighting, down-lighting, or any combination between with an app controlled interface, motorized side reflectors and 0-100% dimming with independent or synced CCT tuning from 2700K-5000K. Modular International will be demonstrating the Converter™, at NeoCon in Chicago, October 4th-6th. NeoCon has been the premier commercial […]

Modular International, Inc. Lighting Advantage

Since 1987, Modular International, Inc., has been providing the world’s leading architects, interior designers, and lighting consultants with the palette for creating superior lighting solutions. Offices located in Pittsburgh, PA with clients around the world. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of fixtures and have worked with clients looking to showcase their products, locations, and homes. […]

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2021 LEDucation August Conference

LEDucation August Conference returns virtually on August 17th and 18th. This event, which includes informative sessions, marketplace, and networking, is organized by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY). Attendees include architects, educators and students, electrical engineers, lighting designers, interior designers, and more. LEDucation’s ten informational sessions are AIA CES approved. The online marketplace […]

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Event Postponed: Spotlight on Pittsburgh Event, August 4th & 5th

This event has been postponed. Stay tuned for a new date! Make sure you are signed up for our email list to ensure you hear about this and other events first. Sign up by clicking here. Modular International Inc. is offering a lunch and learn event for continuing education credit, “Navigating and Exploring the Modern Lighting […]