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Golden Lighting Guide Rules

Littman Bros Lighting |  October 3, 2014

Location may be the most important word to remember when it comes to buying or selling real estate, but remembering to focus on details may be one of the golden rules when it comes to interior design. One extra chair, an oversized sofa, or an unflattering or ineffective lighting choice may be all it takes…

Lighting Style

Wood Lighting – Rustic Modern Designs

Littman Bros Lighting |  September 19, 2014

If you associate wood with outdated furniture pieces from the past, you may be pleasantly surprised by the effect that wood lighting can have on your room decor. Many people love a traditional or rustic look, but wood lighting works with modern and contemporary styling as well. Wood has always been a great choice for…

Asian Style Lighting

Mix Things Up with Asian Style Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  September 12, 2014

Surrounding yourself with decor inspired by Asian influences can add serenity and balance to your home, and you may be surprised at how Asian style lighting and other accents can complement traditional or contemporary furnishings. There are a lot of easy ways to create a soothing and inviting atmosphere in any room of your home,…

Interior Design Ideas

Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Littman Bros Lighting |  August 28, 2014

When you have a lot of stuff and little room to work with, use these design ideas for small spaces to help you get the best use out of every square inch. From inventive storage solutions to simple room dividers, learn how to make the most of your small-space. Establish every activity: eat, sleep, relax, work, and then…

Landscape Lighting

Outdoor Lighting for your New Deck or Patio

Littman Bros Lighting |  August 22, 2014

Many homeowners are looking for creative ways to spend time outdoors. Adding a deck or patio to your home is a great way to increase the popularity of your outdoor living space. More than eighty percent of homeowners indicated that adding a new deck was a top priority when tackling outdoor projects and with the…

Interior Home Lighting

Making an Impact with Chrome Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  August 7, 2014

Gray has become associated with fashion, automotive, and literature trends in recent years, and chrome lighting has been embraced by many people as well. A smoky shade of gray adds an almost intangible extra to home and office decor, but chrome lighting can make an impact that is bold and complementary at the same time….

Landscape Lighting

Create Your Oasis With Outdoor Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  August 1, 2014

Path lighting can be economical and easy, and creates a safer space for guests simply by adding lights around steps, walkways, and doors.  It is an essential layer in a well planned lighting layout.  Other elements to consider for outdoor lighting are key features like an automated control system that turns on lights with a timer, that allows the…

Lighting Style

Light Fixtures as Art

Littman Bros Lighting |  July 23, 2014

It’s the Tiny Details That Make or Break Any Room Look at any room’s photo in a home magazine. What do you notice? The colors, patterns, unique furniture pieces and arrangements, probably. Do you know the one thing that pulls all of those designs you love together, but rarely gets its proper due? The light…

Energy Efficient Lighting

LED Color Temperature in Your Home

Littman Bros Lighting |  July 10, 2014

What kind of led color temperature should be used in a home? Many homeowners who want uniform LED lighting for their houses will frequently ask this question. The first thing to understand and answer for yourself is whether or not you are going for a single color temperature for all your LED fixtures. Many opt…

Landscape Lighting

BBQs, Beer, & Outdoor Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  July 3, 2014

It’s summer and time to take the party outside.  Preparing your patio, deck, or outdoor room for guests requires essential outdoor lighting and comfortable furniture to create a carefree exterior living space.  The key to creating an enjoyable outdoor space is to establish a warm, inviting and safe environment with the key outdoor lighting.  The proper…

Asian Style Lighting

Zenful Living: Asian Style Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  June 20, 2014

Asian style lighting encompasses design elements from the Far East, Zen inspired lighting incorporate tasteful Asian influence with perfect Feng Shui.  Iconic figures like from Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Buddha, and Chinese Foo Dogs establish peace and serenity within interior design.   Foo dogs, traditionally know in Chinese simply as Shi, are guardian lions that have…

Home Decor

Pantone’s Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

Littman Bros Lighting |  June 10, 2014

The verdict is in as Pantone names Color of the Year. Unlike last year’s emerald green, which the company envisioned as a symbol of prosperity, growth and renewal, Pantone reached across the color wheel to name Radiant Orchid as its warmer version of the season’s top color. To the Pantone color experts, Radiant Orchid is…