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Spotlight of the Month: Maxim Luminous Collection

Littman Bros |  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

Littman Bros |  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

Littman Bros |  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…

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Hinkley Lighting: LED Innovator

Littman Bros |  November 21, 2013

Hinkley Lighting is at the forefront of LED lighting and not only provides consumers with a variety of LED products but also incorporates beautiful design aesthetics to their products as well. Hinkley offers more than 100 LED options in their landscape lighting line of deck, path, step, spot and brick lights, their very functional line…

Interior Design

Spotlight of the Month: ET2 Chic Collection

Littman Bros |  November 20, 2013

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…

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Crystorama Designer: Dorian Webb

Littman Bros |  November 18, 2013

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;…

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How to Choose a Ceiling Medallion

Littman Bros |  November 15, 2013

Ceiling medallions can often times seem like an afterthought in homes but, when the right medallion is chosen, it can truly tie the whole room and lighting scheme together to create that decorative touch to your space; ceiling medallions don’t have to be overlooked either as there are plenty of attractive moldings out there that…

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Schonbek and Swarovski Unite

Littman Bros |  November 14, 2013

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 |  November 13, 2013

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…

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Savoy House Hagen Collection Preview

Littman Bros |  November 11, 2013

Savoy House Lighting is thrilled to announce that they will be introducing their “Collection of the Month” campaign, where they will choose a product, family, designer or category to be featured each month, beginning this September. September’s “Collection of the Month,” features Savoy House Lighting Hagen Collection; a collection that features a very lustrous, modernized and…

Interior Home Lighting

Stainless Steel vs. Bronze or Brass Finishes

Littman Bros |  November 8, 2013

The earliest light fixtures were made of brass and bronze because of their weight and low heat conductivity. Although stainless steel was invented in 1912, it took decades to discover that it was a better finish and product for lighting fixtures. Even today people associate the weight of brass with quality and the luster of…

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

Littman Bros |  November 8, 2013

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…