Restaurant Lighting

Restaurant Lighting That Satisfies Both Style and Safety

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Restaurant Lighting That Satisfies Both Style and Safety
The restaurant industry is not for the faint of heart. Rising above the competition in a crowded marketplace involves creating a space that promises not only excellent food but delivers an experience in a setting that customers want to revisit again and again. Lighting presents a special challenge. Safety and security are concerns, but commercial lighting should also play a vital role in establishing the look, feel, and special vibe of any restaurant. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Up the Ante for Established Brand

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Up the Ante for Established Brand
Brand identity is critical to any business success. Not just a logo, color, or design, but the sum of these that help convey your business’s personality, stability, and credibility to consumers. Knowing when to tinker with a successful branding scheme takes a keen eye. Evan Feldman, owner of Doughnuttery, a popular store located in Chelsea Market in New York City, recently expanded his business to a new location in the Columbus Avenue subway station. He tapped the creative team at VMG Creative to carefully tweak the branding to create a warmer, more upscale feel. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Modern Pendants Offer Industrial Vibe to Cafe

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 | 1 comment

Professional's Corner | Modern Pendants Offer Industrial Vibe to Cafe
If you love furniture, there’s no better place than High Point, North Carolina, during Market Days. The excitement is electric as more than 75,000 people descend on the Piedmont region to browse and buy everything from sofas and settees to vanities and trestle tables. Showrooms are decked out with the finest furniture and fabrics, and many offer food and drinks hoping to entice shoppers to linger just a bit longer. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Barn Lights Offer Sophisticated Rustic Vibe

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Barn Lights Offer Sophisticated Rustic Vibe
Design trends get a lot of play in January as we try to figure out what’s hot and what’s cooling off. One trend we see holding steady is the rustic/modern blending of both old and new elements. Our friends at Wolf & Wing Interior Design embrace this style and often use barn lights to add a classic but clean look to a space. The design team recently transformed a turn-of-the-century space that once housed a shoe store into a modern restaurant with plenty of rustic elements for interest. Located on the South Shore of Long Island, the restaurant, called Flight, is casual and comfortable but with a more sophisticated atmosphere than other area bars and... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Creates Retro Atmosphere for Brewery

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Creates Retro Atmosphere for Brewery
Like many craft brewers, Sherry Stead got her start with a home brew kit. For almost 20 years, Sherry tinkered with her home brew recipes much to the delight of her family and friends in Homer, Alaska. Last May, Sherry and her family realized their dream of opening a local brewery which includes an industrial styled tasting room. “The Grace Ridge Brewing tasting room is located in a new building,” Sherry says. “I wanted to create an industrial look that used metal and wood with a retro feel.” Because the tasting room has a very tall ceiling, Sherry searched for industrial pendant lights to accent the space. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Gooseneck Barn Lights Top Off New Rooftop Bar

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Gooseneck Barn Lights Top Off New Rooftop Bar
How do you top being Asheville’s first legal brewery since Prohibition, bottling up to 10,000 cases of craft beer per week? You go even higher with a rooftop bar! Our friends at Highland Brewing cut the ribbon on a new open-air space this summer complete with gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and equally beautiful gooseneck barn lights! Brock Ashburn, of Ashburn Builders, created this new space which sits atop the brewery’s event center. Highland is celebrating its 24th year in Asheville, North Carolina, a city that often lands on Top Ten lists for craft beer fans. The new bar has a rustic industrial feel that, in spite of summertime temps, has... Read More