Areaware is a New York City based lighting producer of functional and unusual lighting fixtures. Areaware likes to think that they have a good sense of humor and that their objects are both poetic and artistic. Areaware wishes to create a unique forum for the young and local talent. And together, they hope to become a strong voice for American lighting and design. Areaware believes that appreciation for beauty is central to what it means to be alive and want to embody this principle in even the simplest things.