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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

'How To' Guides

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…

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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…

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How should I adjust my lighting when furniture is rearranged?

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-08-29

Lighting should be focused around how a room is used and furniture placement plays a key role in your fixture size and location; this is especially true for fixtures that drop over tables or counter tops. Fixtures for specific rooms in your home must be sized appropriately based on both the size of the space…

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Candice Olson: Original Bathroom Lighting Designs

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-06-20

Candice Olson, the design star of HGTV’s “Divine Design”, has an elegant, stylish lighting collection exclusively through AF Lighting; each piece within the line is personally designed by Olson and crafted by AF Lighting, revealing the distinctiveness that is the trademark of her designs. AF Lighting carries both traditional and contemporary products from Olson that…

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Featured Brand: Schonbek Worldwide Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-05-22

Although there are many crystal fixture manufacturers out there, there is truly only one brand that is Schonbek – they have been the premier manufacturer of fine crystal lighting for more than 140 years. Schonbek was founded on craftsmanship and customer service; every piece is handcrafted in New York to heirloom quality. They are built…

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70% Off Select Fine Art Lamps and Sconces

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-05-07

Limited Time Only – While Supplies Last Fine Art is the premiere lighting manufacturer for all your lighting needs – they hand make every detail of their fixtures and are based in Miami, Fla. Fine Art is updating a handful of wall sconces and lamps from their collections and while supplies last you can purchase…

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LED Technology: Picture Lights

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-05-01

LEDs are the newest and most talked about energy saving technology for lighting today – they use approximately one tenth of the power of an incandescent fixture. This amount of energy savings is not only great for the environment and your wallet but this new technology also influences the designs of light fixtures. There are…