If you’re on the hunt for indoor lighting, your focus is likely on color and style. But when it comes to outdoor lighting, most people think about durability first. How long will a fixture last when exposed to the sun, wind, rain, snow, and whatever else Mother Nature might dish out?
The front line of defense against the elements is the type of metal used for your lighting. While aluminum and steel are often used in crafting outdoor lighting, you should also consider both copper and brass lighting. Not only do they offer a timeless look, but they require minimal maintenance as they age naturally over time.
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Who knew the words “stylish” and “smart” could ever be used to describe post mount lighting?!
You see it, yet never really notice it. Every mall parking lot and office complex is filled with tall posts topped by very functional, yet very boring, light fixtures. While they may perform the task at hand, they do little to capture attention and draw people in.
Combining the finest details from our handcrafted cast guard-and-glass light fixtures along with the latest in LED technology, we have created our Rustic LED Post Mount Collection. Now your exterior commercial lighting can be as stylish as your interior lighting while saving... Read More
When we first started spinning our own RLM-inspired barn lights back in 2008, we wanted them to be just like the ones handcrafted in the early 20th century — from high-quality materials, with strict attention to detail, and crafted to last for generations.
Through the years, we’ve improved our processes, added new options, and expanded our finish selections to allow homeowners to customize these vintage-inspired lights to suit décors ranging from traditional to retro to modern.
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Outdoor lighting is often the ugly stepchild to the more glamorous and blogged-about pendant lighting, chandeliers, and other interior fixtures. But in both residential and commercial settings, the exterior lighting is one of the first things visitors see when they come to your home or frequent your place of business.
So shouldn’t your outdoor lighting be an important part of your overall décor or brand? Absolutely! And we’re here to help with yet another stylish way to take a simple, utilitarian fixture and make it a focal point in your outdoor spaces.
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Will you be among the millions flocking to amusement parks this summer to experience the latest thrilling rides? Our friends at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, have created a spectacular 4-D interactive ride called Voyage to the Iron Reef that opened to rave reviews in May.
“I rode it on opening day and it was awesome,” says Andy Romanski, outside salesman with American Electric who worked with the company on the exterior lighting for the new attraction. “The ride takes you on a journey to the bottom of the ocean where you battle sea creatures with a freeze ray.” Andy was on hand in May to celebrate the opening of the... Read More