Planning Your Landscape Lighting System

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– article written by Elizabeth Gibson –  With summer upon us, our showrooms are flooded with customers looking to enhance their outdoor spaces through the inclusion of outdoor lighting. Last month, our Toledo showroom held a landscape lighting seminar for the public. Here are some helpful tips from our expert on how best to approach … Continued

Lighting Trend: Industrial

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    Industrial lighting is a trend that’s been around for a few years now, but it isn’t losing any steam. This style is extremely versatile and can fit into a variety of decors, including farmhouse, contemporary, or industrial themed spaces with exposed brick and unfinished wood. The appeal of industrial design is that it … Continued

Lighting Trends: Mix Things Up

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  When it comes to lighting and home decor, universal matching is out. So don’t be afraid to mix things up! Mixed metals are on trend in today’s home decor. Your lamps and sconces don’t have to match your ceiling light. Your cabinet hardware doesn’t need to have the same finish as your lighting fixtures. (But your … Continued

Lighting Trends: Go for the Gold!

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Just like music and fashion trends, lighting trends come and go. At the International Lighting Market in Dallas, gold was everywhere we turned! After years of losing popularity to silver and nickel finishes, gold is making a comeback — but not the bright brassy gold that reminds you of grandma’s house! There are many variations … Continued

Incorporating the 2017 Color of the Year Into Your Decor

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  Each year, Pantone chooses a Color of the Year that expresses the mood and attitude of our global culture.  The Color of the Year for 2017 is Greenery, a fresh yellow-green shade.  According the Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance … Continued

5 Ways to Light Up Your Holidays

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Lighting plays an important role during the holidays.  Lights are used to decorate our homes and to set the mood for our holiday gatherings.  Here are five ways to light up your holidays! LED candles give your home that soft, warm glow and are safe to use around children, in enclosed areas, and near Christmas … Continued