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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…

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How Do I Change a Vertigo Pendant?

Danielle Littman |  2012-07-11

The Vertigo family of lights is a very unique style of lights designed by Corbett Lighting. The interesting shape of the pendants might seem to make it difficult to change the bulb efficiently; but it is a fairly easy process. There is a set screw on the bottom rim to loosen on the fixture and…


What Are Basic Types of Lighting?

Danielle Littman |  2012-06-27

There are plenty of ways to add a beautiful lighting design to your home but it is of course necessary for you to know the various types, styles, sizes and shapes of lighting that are out there. First you must know the three basic types of lighting you will be choosing, depending on the space…


How Much Light Do I Need in a Room?

Danielle Littman |  2012-06-20

Lighting a space in your home is not always the easiest process, and it is often questioned how much light is necessary within a room, depending on the type of room being lit. There is actually a method one must utilize when designing a lighting plan for your home. First, you must determine the square footage…