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The goal of our home lighting guides is to give you the information you need to make informed lighting decisions.

From tips and how-to's, to comprehensive buyer's guides, and lighting galleries, we try to take the guesswork out of buying lighting. Shopping for lighting requires many special considerations that frankly, most of us are unaware of. Our lighting guides are here to make you an informed customer & to provide you the tools you need.

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In How-To's & Tips: 25 Lighting Tips for Seniors

Posted on January 08, 2017 by Steve Brielmaier | 1 comment
How-To's & Tips - 25 Lighting Tips for Seniors
Aging eyes are only half as effective as a younger pair.  Older eyes have trouble seeing distances, distinguishing colors and looking at small fonts and other details. The glare that younger people do not mind is a major setback for older people because of their sensitivity to it. All these complications come along with age. Proper lighting becomes the most important tool to help seniors maintain their active lifestyle.  Inadequate lighting makes it harder to do daily tasks and can be really unsafe.   With a few adjustments, seniors can see better, live safer and happier lives.  First let’s look at what is happening to our eyes as we age.

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In Lighting Galleries: Sunset Drive Collection

Posted on July 14, 2014 by Steve Brielmaier | 0 comments
Lighting Galleries - Sunset Drive Collection
Geometric shapes and textures give an organic feel to the modern forms of Sunset Drive Collection from Murray Feiss. Glowing with contemporary glamour, these lights feature graceful and sleek lines, complemented by its beautiful materials. Cylindrical pearlescent glass shades with hand applied striated finish combined with steep arms are just some of the beautiful attributes of these pieces. The Corinthian bronze finish beautifully complements a natural color palette for a subtle yet powerful presence. A fabulous lighting accent, the Murray Feiss Sunset Drive series is a great wonderful addition to any part of your home.

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In Blog: Lighting Trends for 2017

Posted on February 15, 2017 by Daniel B | 0 comments
Blog - Lighting Trends for 2017

2017 Lighting Trends

What's Hot: Aged Brass w/Matte finishes
They said brass was dead. Over and over this was the cry in the lighting world. People felt shame over their shiny brass fixtures and went running to more exotic (read; non-brass) finishes like satin nickel, rubbed bronze, brushed pewter, oil-rubbed bronze, satin this, or Tuscan that, & on and on.

I have some good news for those of you who never gave up on the allure of brass. IT'S BACK with a vengeance. Maybe not exactly as you remember it, but it's definitely back. This is a great example of rediscovering a classic, and giving it a modern signature. Today's brass is aged & weathered, like it's been through something. That makes sense, because it HAS been through something... namely years of neglect from lighting showrooms coast to coast. Who's laughing now?

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