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Updating and Renovating the Home

Danielle Littman |  December 17, 2013

The real estate collapse has caused more people to stay where they are and renovate instead of going on the hunt for something totally new. Whether people are renovating to make their house into their dream home or prepping to sell when the market turns, there is no doubt there is a rise in updating…

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Stylish Outdoor Spaces with the Proper Outdoor Lighting

Danielle Littman |  December 12, 2013

Summer is fast approaching and as you prep your outside space for the warmer months ahead you should definitely take a look at your lighting – does it highlight your landscaping? Create a safe environment to walk in? Offer enough light for grilling and entertaining? Outdoor lighting is much softer than its indoor counterparts and…

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Collection of the Month: Eurofase Rosini

Danielle Littman |  December 11, 2013

Eurofase Lighting has chosen their Rosini collection as the December fixture of the month and Rosini holds true to be very significant in design and inspiration. This whole collection was inspired and motivated by the music composed by Yoshino Rosini, a 19th Century Italian composer, most well known for his operatic masterpiece William Tell and…

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Lighting Design Trends: Combining Textures

Danielle Littman |  December 10, 2013

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…

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Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Danielle Littman |  December 6, 2013

Outdoor lighting is about safety, navigation, and definition of space and when implemented correctly your exterior lighting will define your entrances and offer a smooth transition from your interior space. It should be noted that entrances should be well lit with wall or hanging lanterns – this will give you ample light for you and…

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The Perfect Picture Light

Danielle Littman |  December 5, 2013

Selecting the right picture light can be somewhat difficult but our lighting professionals have broken down some key points when shopping for the perfect picture lights. There are so many options between the different mounts, type of lights, size and finish options – first, you have to determine the size of the picture light you…

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The Effect of Wall Sconces

Danielle Littman |  December 4, 2013

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…

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Savoy House Terrell: Collection of the Month

Danielle Littman |  December 3, 2013

For the month of December, Savoy House Lighting is continuing their latest Collection of the Month campaign and is focusing on the stylish and very minimalistic Terrell collection. The Savoy House Terrell collection features a beautifully designed line of fixtures with eye-catching styling and gallant geometric lines of English Bronze or Satin Nickel finishes that…

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What to Consider When Lighting Your Home

Danielle Littman |  December 2, 2013

Lighting is an integral part of your home’s overall environment and that is why is very important that you have your interior home lighting scheme properly set up in order to achieve the perfect ambiance every home needs. Lighting your home and lighting in itself is the most commanding component if interior design; without ample…

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Spotlight of the Month: Maxim Luminous Collection

Danielle Littman |  November 26, 2013

This month, Maxim is focusing their chosen “Spot-Light of the Month” on its rustic yet refined Luminous Collection, a beautiful assembly of fixtures for your home. The Maxim Luminous Collection is an imaginative, somewhat contemporary style in lighting with a fresh metal-framed silhouette and stunning onyx stone shades. The beautiful hues of the onyx shades…

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Eurofase LED Lighting: Efficient yet Stylish

Danielle Littman |  November 25, 2013

Eurofase is certainly one of the leading manufacturer’s in LED lighting applications as they have made sure to offer their customers a widespread collection of LED products that are efficient and of course fashion-forward design’s in lighting; they combine trendsetting designs with LED capabilities. Eurofase LED lighting is featured in a variety of their newer…

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Define Your Lighting Style

Danielle Littman |  November 22, 2013

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…