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How To | Decorate for the Holidays with Ease

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 | 1 comment

How To | Decorate for the Holidays with Ease
The holiday train has left the station and is chugging full steam ahead! And while some people are just getting started on the shopping, others are already putting the final touches on wrapping. Neighborhoods are alive with displays ranging from simple white lights to giant inflatable presents and reindeer. No matter what’s on your list of things to do this season, we’re here to offer some holiday inspiration with help from some of our very favorite customers. ... Read More

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?
We have yet to flip the calendar to December, but design experts are already making predictions for next year’s trending colors. Benjamin Moore, one of America’s oldest paint companies, set the tone early pronouncing Caliente as their choice. The bold red hue is described as “strong, radiant, and full of energy.” A statement color like no other, red runs the gamut from pink hues to blue-based shades to burgundy that can appear almost black. No matter which shade of red you choose, a little goes a long way.  ... Read More

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season
And just like that, the holiday shopping madness begins! Seems like just yesterday, we were enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie. Oh wait, actually, we were. But today we turn our sights on finding the perfect gift for that significant someone, a sibling, a teacher, or friend. Skip the lines, avoid endless circling of the mall parking lot, and find amazing gifts right here! To help launch your search, some of our staff offer up their suggestions for those special, handcrafted gifts that will be cherished for years to come. ... Read More

New Deep Bowl Pendants Offer Modern Style, Unrivaled Quality

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 | 0 comments

New Deep Bowl Pendants Offer Modern Style, Unrivaled Quality
The ceiling pendant trend shows no sign of slowing down in the coming year, and with everything from a bare bulb on a cord to eclectic chandeliers, there’s a pendant for every room of the house. One of the most popular shade styles is the deep bowl which harkens back to the early days of RLM lighting where factories and other workplaces needed focused downlighting. Today, consumers have embraced deep bowl lighting in the home. Having the bulb tucked deep inside the bowl not only reduces glare, but it allows the fixture itself to become a true focal point in a space. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | LED Lights Offer Vintage, Modern Mashup

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | LED Lights Offer Vintage, Modern Mashup
When you’re a third generation carpenter, you know a thing or two about fulfilling client’s dreams. The Gomez family, principals of Allwood Construction in San Carlos, California, have perfected the art of building dream homes and completing historic renovations for more than 40 years. One of their recent projects was a new build in Woodside, California, which included a home and a barn plus a remodeled potting shed and a new two-story water tower built in the same place and likeness as a 100-year-old water tower that was removed. ... Read More

Behind the Scenes | The Final Stop Before Your Door

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | The Final Stop Before Your Door
As we wrap up our celebration of National Manufacturing Month, our final stop is the Shipping Department. After our metal spinners, painters, and assemblers complete their handiwork in crafting your new American-made lighting, it needs to leave our Florida facility and find its way safely to your door whether you live in Orlando, Ontario, or Okinawa. And while Shipping is the last stop in the process, it’s a vital component of our overall manufacturing operation. Our goal is for your lights to be packaged well enough to keep them protected during transit while being as earth-friendly as possible with our packing materials. ... Read More