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How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More
The kitchen is almost always the heart of a home. It serves as a multipurpose space for making meals, doing homework, gathering with family, entertaining friends, and enjoying quiet moments. Kitchen lighting must satisfy a variety of needs and often includes both task lighting and decorative lighting. Today we’re exploring lighting for the kitchen sink. If you’re lucky, a window over the sink provides natural light plus a view, but an overhead fixture offers illumination after dark. We’ve gathered some of our favorite customer photos that show lighting up the kitchen sink can be anything but boring! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Copper Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Upscale Touch in NYC Apartment

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Copper Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Upscale Touch in NYC Apartment
When two households combine into one, the decor in the new place can be tricky. Blending two distinct styles into one cohesive whole was the challenge when Shelly and Anna moved to a new apartment in South Williamsburg, just over the bridge from downtown Manhattan. Shelly, an interior designer who recently launched Hyphen, created a soothing space that is both light and airy yet dotted with dark woods and floral finishes. ... 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

Featured Customer | Brass Schoolhouse Lighting Suits 1930s-Era Kitchen

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Brass Schoolhouse Lighting Suits 1930s-Era Kitchen
When Melissa and Dheeraj Maria moved from their Brooklyn, New York, apartment to a 1936-era, five-bedroom home in New Rochelle, they were thrilled with the expanded space. The kitchen, however, was last redecorated in the 1960s, and featured an inordinate amount of shiny wallpaper on the walls and ceiling. The six-week renovation project, chronicled in this Architectural Digest post, took the space from dark and depressing to bright and inviting. The couple opted to keep the original layout but ditched the dark cabinets, cheap countertops, and outdated flooring. And yes, the wallpaper had to go. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Brightens Major Kitchen Remodel

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Brightens Major Kitchen Remodel
Dawn is a farm girl at heart. “I grew up around lots of grain bins and working on the farm so I enjoy old tin and anything with a bit of an industrial or rustic feel,” she says. It’s no surprise that the remodel of her kitchen and dining room features a back splash made from roof flashing, a bar covered in upcycled corrugated tin, and some retro schoolhouse lighting. Combining the kitchen and dining room meant tearing out a wall in the mid-century home. Dawn rents the home from her parents so she was conscious of the budget as she looked for lighting. ... Read More