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New AFX Lighting Products

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-11-28

We have made sure to keep up to date with adding new products to littmanbros.com and we couldn’t disappoint this month. We have added some very functional and stylish new products from AFX Lighting including the simplistic yet refined Enzo collection, the chic line of Dayton pendants and the Hilcrest collection. ENZO – The Enzo…

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

Philips New Smart Bulb: Hue

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-11-09

This past week several new “smart” screw-in LED bulbs were introduced to the public and one specifically, the Philips “Hue”, is available at retail level, according to an American Lighting Association (ALA) monthly newsletter. The Hue is not being sold at just any retailer either; try Apple, which is now selling these “Wi-Fi enabled Philips…

Ceiling Fans

Fanimation’s Portable Cooling Comfort

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-10-31

One of the best ways to achieve a nice breeze or some solid airflow within a small room or workspace (rooms that tend to hinder the ability to install any type of ceiling fan) is with the very classic selection of portable fans from Fanimation. The best part about Fanimation’s collection of portable fans is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Interior Home Lighting

Find Your Standout Decorative Kitchen Island Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2012-06-13

The kitchen is a space in the home that attracts the most people – cooking, eating, working and entertaining are all rolled up into one room in a household and that is why it is an area that should be adequately lit. Kitchen island lighting can be a hit or miss; more often than not…