The Ultimate Bedroom Lighting Guide

A bedroom should be a peaceful retreat, conducive to relaxation and tranquility, but also functional. Below we have gathered the most helpful ideas along with examples of some quality fixtures to consider when lighting your ideal dreamland. Color and Track Lighting Darker colors can make a bedroom feel small and constrictive, while light-colored walls do… Read more

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World Trade Center Tribute In Light

Tribute in Light was first presented on March 11, 2002, six months after the 9/11 attacks, and has been presented annually by MAS (Municipal Art Society) ever since. Comprising eighty-eight 7,000-watt xenon light bulbs positioned into two 48-foot squares that echo the shape and orientation of the Twin Towers, Tribute in Light is assembled on… Read more


Fanimation: Worldwide Begins With One Garage

Over thirty years ago a man started with a garage and a dream. The man was Tom Frampton, his garage was in Pasadena, California, and his dream was to channel his passion for creating high quality, unique ceiling fans into a revenue producing enterprise. Tom’s first ceiling fan design, The Punkah®, transformed his dream into a… Read more


Get Creative with Art Nouveau Inspired Lighting

The decorative forms of the Art Nouveau movement aren’t as ubiquitous as they once were. It’s hard to believe that just over a century ago, the graphic paintings and posters of Alphonse Mucha as well as the glass designs of René Jules Lalique were indicative of an international reaction to the academic art of the… Read more


At Modernica Mid-Century Is Modern Again

“Good design, like good painting, cooking, architecture or whatever you like – is a manifestation of the capacity of the human spirit to transcend its limitations.” (George Nelson) The appeal of the George Nelson Bubble lamps is global. From California and New York to Europe and Australia, customers can’t get enough of them. The clean… Read more


Using Under Cabinet and Task Lighting For Function and Elegance

When visiting the homes of friends and relatives, you’ll be surprised to discover how many of them are missing an all-important essential – task lighting. Kitchen counters, laundry rooms, and work benches are often hidden in the shadows when these are the very areas in our home in need of the best lighting. Under cabinet… Read more


Showcase Your Best With Picture Lighting

If you’re like us, you are proud of the artwork you’ve chosen to adorn the walls of your home or business. A framed movie poster, an original oil painting, or even a stylish wall hanging all serve to bring color, and life to a room. Make sure that the images that have been so carefully selected… Read more


Make Nursery Lighting Functional And Fun

When you prepare for a new baby, it’s easy to become too preoccupied in making the nursery aesthetically pleasing. As you get to know what your little one needs to be the healthiest and happiest he can be and establish your daily routine together, paint colors and matching crib linens will pale in comparison to… Read more


Pond and Water Garden Lighting for Beginners

If you are looking for a place to escape from life’s every day hustle and bustle, lighting your backyard pond or water garden can transform the setting into your own personal storybook retreat or exotic getaway. Consider the Possibilities A primary consideration to begin with involves your existing outdoor landscape and any current lighting installations… Read more

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