Celebrating Detroit Month of Design

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Gross Electric is celebrating Detroit’s designation as a UNESCO World City of Design by offering a special designer discount during the month of September. During Detroit Month of Design, a citywide celebration of creativity gathers designers and the greater community to celebrate Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital. Partners from emerging studios, … Continued

Outdoor Lighting for Outdoor Living

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You’ve spent a lot of time and effort creating your ideal outdoor living space… building the deck or patio, choosing the outdoor furniture, selecting the plants and flowers. Have you thought about how you’re going to light your space? There are many outdoor lighting options to consider in creating a warm and welcoming outdoor living … Continued

Planning Your Laundry Room Remodel

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Laundry may not be your favorite chore, but we can help make your laundry room more appealing! The more visible your laundry room is, the more you’ll probably want it to look nice. If it’s tucked into an upstairs closet or in an unfinished basement, then how the space functions is probably more important to … Continued

Elements of Mid-Century Modern Style

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Mid-century modern design grew in popularity from the 1940s to the 1970s. During this time period, there was increased interest in nuclear physics, molecular chemistry, and science fiction which inspired the unique shapes seen in everything from furniture and lighting to homes and office buildings. Mid-century modern style combines vintage elements with sleek and timeless … Continued

Lighting Trend: Black and Gold Light Fixtures

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A big trend in lighting right now is black and brass or black and gold light fixtures. Almost every manufacturer we saw at the International Lighting Market in Dallas was introducing black and gold fixtures in their new collections. Experimenting with mixed finishes in your lighting, such as black and gold, brings a customized look … Continued

FREE Kitchen & Bath Seminar

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FREE Kitchen & Bath Seminar Saturday, March 2nd 11:00am at our Toledo showroom (2807 N. Reynolds Rd.) 2:00pm at our Ann Arbor showroom (2232 S. Industrial Hwy.) Learn about the latest products for your kitchen and bath from the local experts at Gross Electric. We’ll discuss: Decorative lighting that not only looks good, but provides … Continued

Bright, Optimistic Hue – 2019 Pantone Color of the Year

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For the past 20 years, the Pantone Color Institute has chosen a Color of the Year based on careful research of color influences and trends across a variety of industries. The organization has announced Living Coral as the 2019 Color of the Year. This cheerful shade is a perfect blend of nature-inspired oranges, pinks, and … Continued

4 Ways Lighting Can Make Your Room Better

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The holiday decorations have come down. The cold, dark days of winter have set in. And now your house feels dark and gloomy. Battle the winter blahs by making a few key changes in your lighting. Remember, it’s not just about making your room brighter. The right lighting can make your room better!   Add … Continued

Make Your Dining Room Shine

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  Twinkling Christmas tree lights.  The soft glow of the chandelier over your dining room table.  Flickering candles.  How we light our homes during the holidays helps us set the mood from warm and cozy to fun and festive. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, the dining room table is the center of family dinners … Continued