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What’s trending in 2016? – Pendant lighting is here to stay!

Danielle Littman |  2015-11-18

Pendants, pendants and more pendants! If you’re planning an update or remodel your home this fall and wondered what might happen to this lengthy style of lighting, never fear because it’s not going anywhere. Pendants are here to stay and are more stylish than ever. So no matter what decorating genre you lean towards, from…


Spotlight of the Month: Maxim Luminous Collection

Danielle Littman |  2013-11-26

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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Spotlight of the Month: ET2 Chic Collection

Danielle Littman |  2013-11-20

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…


Crystorama Designer: Dorian Webb

Danielle Littman |  2013-11-18

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, Webb began her career designing hand-crafted necklaces bracelets and earrings inspired by a trip she made to Venice, Italy;…


Featured Brand: Currey & Company

Danielle Littman |  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…


Sculptural Lighting

Danielle Littman |  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…


Designer Lighting in the Modern World

Danielle Littman |  2013-04-04

Lighting is no longer just about lighting up a space with general lighting, it has become so much more than that – designer lighting is meant to enhance a space and add purpose to your home. With the various kinds and styles of lighting come alternative lighting designs and variations other than general lighting or…


Bring the Romance Home with the Perfect Lighting

Danielle Littman |  2013-02-21

Even though Valentine’s Day has passed and the chance to surprise your loved with your romantic side on that momentous day will have to wait a year doesn’t mean you can’t learn some new and romantical lighting tips; special, romantic lighting and decorating trends for you and your significant other to enjoy from our very…


Dolan Designs Offers Stylish New 2013 Products

Danielle Littman |  2013-01-11

This year, 2013 is host to a myriad of brand new products from a great deal of brands – Dolan Designs has definitely prepared for the new year with new collections that are sure to impress with style and charm. Dolan’s Monaco collection is simple yet refined with bold lines that boast a transitional yet…


New AFX Lighting Products

Danielle Littman |  2012-11-28

We have made sure to keep up to date with adding new products to and we couldn’t disappoint this month. We have added some very functional and stylish new products from AFX Lighting including the simplistic yet refined Enzo collection, the chic line of Dayton pendants and the Hilcrest collection. ENZO – The Enzo…


Philips New Smart Bulb: Hue

Danielle Littman |  2012-11-09

This past week several new “smart” screw-in LED bulbs were introduced to the public and one specifically, the Philips “Hue”, is available at retail level, according to an American Lighting Association (ALA) monthly newsletter. The Hue is not being sold at just any retailer either; try Apple, which is now selling these “Wi-Fi enabled Philips…


Fanimation’s Portable Cooling Comfort

Danielle Littman |  2012-10-31

One of the best ways to achieve a nice breeze or some solid airflow within a small room or workspace (rooms that tend to hinder the ability to install any type of ceiling fan) is with the very classic selection of portable fans from Fanimation. The best part about Fanimation’s collection of portable fans is…