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Pantone’s Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

Littman Bros Lighting |  2014-06-10

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…

Home Decor

Lighting Design Trends: Combining Textures

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-12-10

This year a range of new and unique lighting design trends are popping up all around the industry adding that special touch to your home’s beautiful interior in both the lighting and interior décor and accessories categories. One of our favorites right now is the mixing of various textures within your space, like glossy and…

Art Deco Lighting

Define Your Lighting Style

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-22

In a recent American Lighting Association (ALA) webinar, the question of design and style was discussed and it was clear that lighting styles and design components with lighting is more than often a subjective issue. Joe Rey-Barreau, architect, lighting designer and associate professor at the University of Kentucky’s College of Design, hosted the webinar and…

Dining Room Lighting

How should I adjust my lighting when furniture is rearranged?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-08-29

Lighting should be focused around how a room is used and furniture placement plays a key role in your fixture size and location; this is especially true for fixtures that drop over tables or counter tops. Fixtures for specific rooms in your home must be sized appropriately based on both the size of the space…

Ceiling Fans

Featured Brand: Modern Fan Company & Period Arts

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-07-24

Both Modern Fan Company and Period Arts Fan Company offer high quality fans with clean contemporary design. Both companies design high performance fans with quiet and steady motors. Modern Fan Company consists of a more contemporary and simple style; their fans feature basic geometric shapes mostly in matte silver and white. Many of the Modern…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Simple Ways to Update Your Home Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-04-17

Is your home in need of an update? Do you still have the original builder grade light fixtures that came with your home? A dark and shadowy space can make a home feel dated, cramped and dirty, but don’t worry because there are some easy techniques to give your house a makeover, making it more…

Bedroom Lighting

Designer Lighting in the Modern World

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-04-04

Lighting is no longer just about lighting up a space with general lighting, it has become so much more than that – designer lighting is meant to enhance a space and add purpose to your home. With the various kinds and styles of lighting come alternative lighting designs and variations other than general lighting or…

Art Deco Lighting

Lighting Trends: White Light Fixtures

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-03-20

Popular lighting finishes are forever changing to coordinate with the evolving styles and trends of today. Finally there is a finish that compliments every space – white light fixtures are ever so versatile that they feel modern in an edgy downtown loft and chic in a vintage country cottage. A classic crystal chandelier instantly becomes…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Establish Your Energy Efficient Lighting Plan Now

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-03-14

Whether you’re remodeling or just looking for a more efficient way to light your home, there are far better economical ways to do so. Here are some of our most helpful tips on starting an energy efficient lighting plan from our most knowledgeable lighting professionals. You can save energy and keep your home stylish and…

Bedroom Lighting

Bring the Romance Home with the Perfect Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-02-21

Even though Valentine’s Day has passed and the chance to surprise your loved with your romantic side on that momentous day will have to wait a year doesn’t mean you can’t learn some new and romantical lighting tips; special, romantic lighting and decorating trends for you and your significant other to enjoy from our very…

Ceiling Fans

Bringing the Tropics Home

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-09-27

Using tropical style fans in the home isn’t often a top choice in design for many people but with the right blade color and specific materials, tropical fans can be a wonderfully inviting addition to your space. Ceiling fans grace almost every room in the home and are at the center of the space; it…

Home Decor

How Should I Prepare When Shopping for Lights?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-09

You will need to first develop a lighting plan for you and your home; it is the best way to stay organized throughout this process. First, you’ll want to create a lighting budget, have a good idea on your spending cap. It is smart to walk into this with some kind of financial plan. This…