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Accent Lighting

Where to Install my Under Cabinet Lighting?

Littman Bros |  2014-01-03

Under cabinet lighting is a wonderful addition to your kitchen when you need a brighter work space – those dark corners and shadowed areas in the kitchen will disappear and add that extra layer of lighting and functionality to your space. All under cabinet lighting should be placed in front of the cabinet for more…

Chandeliers

How to Choose a Ceiling Medallion

Littman Bros |  2013-11-15

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…

Lighting Basics

Light Fixture Types and Their Purposes: Wall Sconces

Littman Bros |  2013-09-20

Wall Sconces are mounted on the wall usually between 5 feet to 6 feet off the ground – they are perfect for many locations within the home, some prefer to mount them as a form of accent lighting in a living room, next to a fireplace or artwork. Wall sconces can also serve to light…

Home Decor

Lighting Your Fireplace Properly

Littman Bros |  2013-05-03

A Fireplace is a highly desired feature in any home; it creates a warm and welcoming ambiance even when it is not lit.  The hearth should be the focal point to any room that it inhabits and accent lighting is a great way to highlight this architectural feature.  The most common form of accent lighting…

Lighting Brands

Pick of the Week: Lantern Pendants

Littman Bros |  2013-04-24

Lighting styles are becoming lighter and cleaner both in finishes and styles this year.  One home location seeing a change with this trend is the area over an island or counter top   For the longest time it was all about having three mini pendants over the island – now designers are streamlining the look by placing…

Interior Home Lighting

Lighting Solutions for High Ceilings

Littman Bros |  2013-04-19

When lit and decorated correctly rooms with high ceilings can be the most beautiful space in your home.  Although, the sheer size often presents some challenges in lighting; a large room with high ceilings requires layers of light that create depth and make the space feel inviting.First, some overall general lighting will be needed –…