Illuminating The Home With Striking Brass

By Clarissa Allison | December 19th, 2017 There was a time when you’d be certain to spot chrome or brushed nickel hardware throughout most contemporary homes. The goal here was sleek, simple and almost sterile home design elements that lent an airy and almost futuristic appeal to the space. Recently, interior designers have shifted to the… Read more


How to Pull Off the Edison Bulb Trend

By Contributing Writer Clarissa Caouette for | August 4th, 2017 The vintage look of the Edison bulb is all the rage right now. With the orange, candle-like glow these bulbs cast and their classic-became-trendy shape, they are seen all over the place today, be it at special events, in coffee shops, and on restaurant patios. There is… Read more

Bulbrite String Lights

Transform Your Space With These 5 Pendant Lights

By Clarissa Allison | July 7th, 2017 Redecorating the home can seem like a daunting project to undertake. If you’re on a budget like many of us, the search for items that are functional, economical, AND demonstrative of your personal style can seem like hunting Big Foot. Pendant lights are an easy way to transform… Read more

Tetra Pendant

Our 6 Best Tripod Floor Lamps

By Clarissa Allison | January 27th, 2017 A tripod floor lamp may not seem like the first choice for homeowners who wish to maximize space. But with proper placement and keeping dimensions in mind, these lamps can add the right accent without being overbearing, even in the most meager of floor plans. Also, for those… Read more

Our 6 Best Tripod Floor Lamps

More Lighting Trends For The New Year

By Clarissa Allison | January 6th, 2017 A new year is the perfect opportunity to achieve balance at work and at home. Many of us have big plans for 2017, and making aesthetic and practical changes to our surroundings can kick start a positive influence that lasts throughout the year. One of the ways to… Read more

Arc Floor Lamp 2017 Lighting Trends

At Herman Miller 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) By Clarissa Allison | December 16th, 2016 The appeal of the George Nelson Bubble lamps is global. From California and New York to Europe and Australia, customers… Read more


The Ultimate Bedroom Lighting Guide

By Clarissa Allison | September 25th, 2015 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… Read more

The Ultimate Bedroom Lighting Guide

Get Creative with Art Nouveau Inspired Lighting

By Clarissa Allison | August 7th, 2015 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… Read more


Menorah Lighting: Meaning and History

The Menorah stands for light, wisdom, and Divine inspiration. By Clarissa Allison | December 19th, 2014 Originally beaten out of a solid piece of gold, the Menorah was a seven-branched candelabra which served as one of the sacred vessels in the Holy Temple. It stood in the southern part of the Temple and was lit every… Read more


Louie Lighting Welcomes Sea Gull Lighting!

Sea Gull Lighting – A Brief History By Clarissa Allison | November 21st, 2014 The Sea Gull Lighting story began in 1919 in a small lighting specialty store in Philadelphia, PA  shortly after World War I by founder Henry Seigel.  Focusing on quality, continuity and variety, he used his design talents to create patented hard-wired… Read more