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Art Deco Lighting

Maxim’s Spot-Light of the Month: Rondo

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-11-15

This November, Maxim Lighting is featuring a very elegant and contemporary Spot-Light of the Month from the well-designed Rondo collection. Although ultra-modern, Rondo fixtures also highlight a subtle art deco style; the clear glass spheres that stack the center columns of the pendants and chandeliers along with the crisp and clean white fabric shades adds…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Holtkotter’s Successful Approach to LED Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-10-25

Holtkotter is joining the elite manufacturers on the LED technology front with unique and innovative products offered in both LED and low-voltage application options. The thing that sets Holtkotter apart from others is their excellence in light output as well as the array of superior dimmable options for their LED table lamps, torchiere’s and floor…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Satco’s New KolourOne LED Brand

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-10-17

As LED technology continues to advance, more and more companies are beginning to introduce new LED products in the residential market and Satco Products, Inc. is one of them. Today, we are shining a spotlight on one of Satco’s latest LED introductions, KolourOne. Satco and its long time strategic partner, Wooree Lighting of South Korea…

Interior Home Lighting

Savoy House Collection of the Month: Windsor

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-10-03

For the month of October, Savoy House Lighting is continuing their latest “Collection of the Month” campaign and is focusing on the sophisticated Windsor collection from Brian Thomas. The Windsor collection features a line of fixtures with smooth cream fabric shades that are the perfect setting for the highlighted antique gold filigree insets, which harmonize…

Interior Home Lighting

Troy Lighting Introduces Summer 2012 Collections

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-09-19

Troy Lighting is at it again and has created a new line of Summer 2012 interior collections and debuted the new pieces at this year’s Dallas International Lighting Market in June. In a press release from Troy Lighting, the Summer 2012 collections are said to be “equal parts fun, elegant and adaptable to environments ranging…

Crystal Lighting

What are Maria Theresa Chandeliers?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-09-13

Maria Theresa chandeliers date back to the 1700s when the Australian Empress, Maria Theresa reigned. They are beautiful fixtures that are known to have more traditional silhouettes that are covered and draped with crystals. It is often mistaken that the frame of Maria Theresa chandeliers are made of glass but actually, they are known to…

Crystal Lighting

Crystorama’s Guide to Crystal

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-30

Crystorama, a family owned lighting company, is known for creating quality, very classic crystal lighting while incorporating modern silhouettes and materials into their lighting designs. Crystorama has been designing exquisite fixtures for more than seven decades and is a company that has grown to be an expert in crystal lighting; they have compiled a very…

Bedroom Lighting

Children’s Bedroom Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-29

The options are never-ending when it comes to lighting a child’s bedroom; you can truly go in any direction you want with the help of the child’s interests, favorite colors and current design scheme. Here are some tips when lighting your child’s bedroom: A child’s bedroom will most likely need strong, bright lights as they…

Interior Home Lighting

Should I Use a Floor Lamp or a Torchiere?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-15

Although floor lamps and torchiere’s seem similar in appearance, there are noteworthy differences between the two and assist in different functions for your interior home lighting. Here is some information about each: Floor Lamp – Floor lamps are habitually used for task lighting, next to a chair or table for reading, sewing, homework or other…

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…

Interior Home Lighting

How Do I Find the Perfect Lampshade?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-08

When picking out a shade for your lamp, you should always remember that the shade should harmonize or complement the lamp without overpowering the design and shape of the lamp itself. Typically matching your shade shape with the body of your lamp works out the best for the overall look of the lamp; a square…

Energy Efficient Lighting

What are the Benefits of ENERGY STAR Lights?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-08-01

There are many advantages to using ENERGY STAR lights; choosing more efficient bulbs or fixtures can make a difference in your overall carbon footprint, limiting greenhouse gases as well as save you money in the long-run. ENERGY STAR compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) use less energy than typical incandescent bulbs, about 75 percent less energy. According…