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Making an Impact with Chrome Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2014-08-07

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….

Interior Home Lighting

The Effect of Wall Sconces

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-12-04

Wall sconces have a huge impact on a space regardless of their size – they can be extremely long which will accentuate the height of a room; tall, which are typically used in spaces with higher ceilings or lots of natural light and highlight the openness of a space; and shorter sconces are great for…

Contemporary Lighting

Spotlight of the Month: ET2 Chic Collection

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-20

This month ET2 is shining on their Chic collection as the Spotlight of the Month and it is no wonder why, as the Chic collection definitely is a distinct family of lighting. The ET2 Chic collection features a modern twist on a classic silhouette; this collection brings together a stylish combination of “candle-like xenon lights…

Crystal Lighting

Crystorama Designer: Dorian Webb

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-18

Award-winning designer Dorian Webb and New York based Crystorama Lighting have created a very strong partnership over the years and together have produced new collections in lighting known as Dorian Webb for Crystorama. According to crystorama.com, Webb began her career designing hand-crafted necklaces bracelets and earrings inspired by a trip she made to Venice, Italy;…

Crystal Lighting

Schonbek and Swarovski Unite

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-14

Schonbek Worldwide Lighting has announced that they have made an exciting transformation to the company as a result of their strong partnership with the Swarovski Group. In October 2007, Schonbek was acquired by Swarovski, and since then their association and rapport have been significant for both companies. In a statement made by David White, VP…

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What are the Different Types of Dimmers?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-13

Dimmers are an important factor in lighting your home; they make it easy to modify the level of light within your rooms, allowing you to set the perfect mood. Dimmers also save energy and prolong the longevity of your bulbs. Types of dimmers: Single-Pole Dimmer – Control lights from a single location in your home…

Bath Lighting

What kind of lighting should I use in a bathroom with two sinks?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-08

There are many options for bathroom lighting – pendants, wall sconces and vanity lights over the mirror are all common ways to light your bathroom. The best lighting for applying makeup and shaving for around the sink is soft light positioned equally on either side of your face; both pendants and sconces can achieve this…

Interior Home Lighting

Featured Brand: Currey & Company

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-07

Currey & Company is a manufacturer of distinct home furnishings and is well known for their decorative light fixtures as well as interior furniture and accessories. Currey & Co got their start as an outlet and supplier of garden furniture and fixtures and expanded into interior light fixtures, lamps and furniture in 1990. Currey set…

Energy Efficient Lighting

How do I Avoid Glare with Under Cabinet Lighting?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-10-30

Under cabinet lighting used to be hardwired toward the back against the back-splash in a kitchen area of the home, the light was then angled forward towards the front of the counter top and also into the kitchen. If you have a close table or seating area to this spot in your kitchen, this under…

Interior Home Lighting

Moving Electrical Wires and Junction Boxes

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-10-16

In both older homes, and new construction, it is common to have the access points to your wiring in a less than desired location.  It is possible to move the access point where a lighting fixture is installed in your ceiling or wall with some simple rewiring. Electrical wires and junction boxes need to have…

Interior Home Lighting

How Should I Light my Fireplace Properly?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-10-09

Rooms with fireplaces are often inadequately lit – these spaces are generally designed for relaxing and entertaining but the lighting may only consist of a few lamps. If you’re lucky your builder might have thrown in a few recessed lights near the fireplace for general lighting, that is definitely needed but recessed cans are perfect…

Contemporary Lighting

Sculptural Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-09-18

Geometric shapes are huge this year, both in repeating patterns and the general form of the light fixture – these sculptural fixtures combine function and art into unique abstract designs. Light fixtures that take on a more sculptural form are becoming more widely accepted and complement many different types of room designs. The asymmetric shapes…