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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Solar Lighting – The Green Solution!

  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 requiring any wiring or professional expertise to… 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


5 Bedroom Lighting Looks To Steal Now

We all need a little inspiration to reveal our true creativity. If you’ve tired of your boring bedroom’s look, here are five on-trend ideas on how to illuminate your dream bedroom getaway brilliantly. 1. Unexpected objects in the same color family. At first thought, using lamps that are large enough to be placed as floor… Read more


Go Green with LED Lighting

LED lighting has made a colossal impact since it was first introduced to the market in 1962.  What used to be simply white or blue dim light output is now available in most spectrums of the color temperature as well as high output light. LED fixtures can now compete with most of the standard types… 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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Outdoor Lighting Tips For Spring

Spring is here again, and for those of us on West Coast at least, that means long, leisurely evenings on the patio with the right lighting. From ambient string lights that cast a soft glow to sconces, pathway lights and more, these ideas will help spark your imagination and plan your perfect patio retreat. 1.… Read more


The 4 Best Lighting Hacks For Your Home

As nice as it is to have a professionally made, artisan crafted item proudly displayed in your living room, being creative and producing a work of art on your own has a unique appeal. If you’re snowed in or just need a cool project to try your hand at this weekend, take a look at… Read more