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Fine Art Lamps: New Unique Collections

Danielle Littman |  2012-12-13

Fine Art Lamps have made sure to come out with a beautiful array of new products in two very unique collections that we have just recently added to our site – the Black + White collection and the Crystal Bakehouse collection are one’s that feature very elegantly designed fixtures in the industry. Black + White…


Maxim’s Spot-Light of the Month: Rondo

Danielle Littman |  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…


Holtkotter’s Successful Approach to LED Lighting

Danielle Littman |  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…


Satco’s New KolourOne LED Brand

Danielle Littman |  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…


Savoy House Collection of the Month: Windsor

Danielle Littman |  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…


Troy Lighting Introduces Summer 2012 Collections

Danielle Littman |  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…


What are Maria Theresa Chandeliers?

Danielle Littman |  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…


Crystorama’s Guide to Crystal

Danielle Littman |  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…


Children’s Bedroom Lighting

Danielle Littman |  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…


Should I Use a Floor Lamp or a Torchiere?

Danielle Littman |  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…


How Should I Prepare When Shopping for Lights?

Danielle Littman |  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…


How Do I Find the Perfect Lampshade?

Danielle Littman |  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…