min·i·mal·ist noun: minimalist; plural noun: minimalists
1. a person who advocates or practices minimalism in art or music. Architecture is the art and technique of designing and building.
Blade Series was designed for the minimalist when illuminating a space.
Blade Series has 3 profile sizes , all one and three eights inch in width and heights of two, four and six inch.
Blade Series has 4 options for end caps with lens position: They are, dropped, regressed, flush and flush with rounded end caps.
Blade Series has multiple choices for canopies and colors, just scroll down for your choices.
Blade Series is available in almost any CCT available in the market, we've selected the most popular , but don't let that stop you from asking for something different.
Blade Series is available in direct only and direct/indirect. Please note our Blade 2 is only available with remote drivers because of its small profile. We can also tune in our drivers to specific lumen output if required.
Blade Series is always available for your projects special customization needs, just contact your local agent.
Blade Series qualifies as "Made in America" and is part of our ECO sustainable end of life program.
For all: ies files, pictures, instructions, rfa files, and warranties...scroll to bottom.
Please be advised that our Blade Series is available in Pendant, Recessed, Surface and Wall.
Extruded aluminum housings are supplied in nominal lengths of 2 ft., 3 ft., 4 ft., 5 ft. and 8 ft. Fixtures may be continuously rowed and will be detailed in the submittal process. Internal components are constructed from min. 20 gauge die-formed powder-coated steel. Easy access to driver and LED boards. End caps are extruded milled aluminum. Custom sizes are available.
Integral powder-coated LED housing with excessive reflectivity for increased lumen output
Standard powder-coated colors are white,black and silver. Custom processed woodgrain finishes, aluminum anodized finishes, chrome/gold plating and custom finishes are available as well. We also accept RAL and Pantone numbers for powder-coating color choices.
Extruded snap-in frosted acrylic lens formulated for LED light sources.
Cable mounting with various size canopies and power feeds. If not selected in the spec sheet, canopy color and cord will be white. Cable uses gripper style locking for field adjustments. Canopy mounts to standard J-box. The standard cable length is 4 feet.
IBEW Union Made
CCT Color Temp
Lumens per Watt
5.3 WPF (Indirect 2.7 WPF)
2700 = .95
7.5 WPF (Indirect 3.9 WPF)
The table above is a quick reference. When calculating loads make sure you add direct and indirect LPW to get total wattage. Please refer to photometric report for detailed information.
Our light engines are precisely designed for optimal operation of LED assemblies.
Our standard LED's CCT (correlated color temperature) range is 2700K to 4000K. Other CCT values are available upon request.
We log LED bin codes for each project we supply to ensure color consistency and keep a record of those projects for future reference.
CRI offered is 80+, and 90+
Note: on 90+ CRI use .85 multiplier
Tunable white, warm dim and other special LED colors available.
Custom Lumens Available
We design our own printed circuit boards to ensure high luminescence efficiency, low thermal resistance and long-term reliable operation.
Light engines are easily replaced.
We use only recognized brand LED's with 3 SDCM (standard deviation color matching) with high color consistency. 2 SDCM available upon request.
If you require a special LED manufacturer, please contact us. LED chip manufacturers used by Picasso are primarily (but not limited to) Nichia, Cree and Samsung.
LRP - “LED Reel Program” – LED’s for printed circuit boards come on reels’ like old 8mm projectors and they're sold in lots just like fabric. At Picasso Lighting, we have a program where we make sure all of your reels come from the same lot for each project. This ensures excellent color consistency in large open spaces.
LED life is rated at 50,000 hours
Electrical / Driver
Drivers - Our drivers are specifically selected based on fixture application to ensure ultimate reliability and long life. We use only UL recognized brands of LED drivers. Our LED drivers feature HPF (high power factor), universal voltage 110 - 277 VAC and include 0-10V dimming. Please note, 277v has longer distances from power feed to power feed then 120v.
If required, we can supply premium drivers such as Lutron, Eldoled and others upon request. Advanced control systems compliant drivers such as POE,DALI, DMX, etc. are also available, please consult factory.
Rated life (90% survivorship) of 50,000 hours at 50º C max. ambient (and 70º C max. case) temperature. At maximum driver load: Efficiency >84%, PF>0.9, THD<20%.
Our LED drivers feature HPF (high power factor), universal voltage 110 - 277 VAC and include 0-10V dimming.
Emergency drivers are factory installed as an option, long life, high temperature, recyclable Ni-Cad battery pack with test switch and charge indicator. EMR is minimum of 90 minutes operation to meet code.
POE - We are working with Molex/Igor POE systems. We can add a POE driver into our fixtures or remote them. Based on the fixture you select, we will notify you (or you can contact the factory) to see if we can install the P-driver or the P-driver needs to be remote. Just add POE1 in the spec and we will advise. Please keep in mind you need to specify a complete POE control system before specifying POE1.
Build Your Spec Sheet
Certifications & Warranties
Limited five-year (50,000 hours) warranty on all products. Limited ten-year (100,000 hours) warranty on all Lutron drivers.
DLC listed products will have DLC Logo.
Chicago Plenum and IC products are available upon request.
Warranty does not cover damage caused by transport, damage caused by using the fixture in an area it is not UL rated for, damage caused by negligence, lack of maintenance, attempts to repair by unqualified or unauthorized personnel, by using non-original accessories/parts, fixtures installed in systems without power surge protection.
UL and CUL listed for dry and damp locations.
IBEW USA Union All fixtures are IBEW manufactured and assembled in the USA.
We manufacture based on approved spec sheets and submittals signed by professionals responsible. Change orders must be in writing and will delay delivery.
Picasso Lighting must receive in writing any thought to be defective products discovered, no later than 4 weeks from delivery to; [email protected]. Picasso Lighting will send a field technician to the site to evaluate the said defective product. We do accept field repair from licensed electrical contractors but not without a written agreement signed by Picasso Lighting official. Failure to adhere to all warranty and certifications will void any recompense and the warranty.