Modern vs. Contemporary Lighting

By Clarissa Allison | August 12th, 2016 The terms modern and contemporary as they relate to design are used interchangeably so often that you’d be forgiven for thinking they are one and the same. Yet, they are actually very different approaches to decor. In this week’s blog, we’ll look at the history and meaning of… Read more

Modern Lighting vs. Contemporary Lighting

3 Minimalist Lighting Fixtures For Your Modern Home

By Clarissa Allison | February 5th, 2016 One key word we’d use to describe modern lighting is “mature”. Not in the “old-fashioned” sense of the word, but in the adult sense. Minimalist design in general can often be found in the homes of folks who live a stream-lined existence, free of clutter, disorganization and distraction.… Read more

3 Minimalist Lighting Fixtures For Your Modern Home

Solar Lighting – The Green Solution!

  By Clarissa Allison | August 28th, 2015 If you are a homeowner considering outdoor lighting, then you have probably heard about solar landscape lighting. In addition to being environmentally friendly, solar lighting is an alternative cost-efficient means of lighting up your outdoor space. Setting up these types of maintenance-free lights is virtually quick and painless, not… Read more


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