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Decorative Lighting

From crystal chandeliers to detailed table lamps, decorative lighting brightens up any space. This section looks at all things decorative, including chandeliers, desk lamps, floor lamps, flush/semi-flush mounts, pendants, sconces and table lamps, with a variety of styles and price points complement any decor or budget. Learn about the latest products, get design and technical tips from lighting experts, and see how the latest trends in lighting can impact the overall design of a space.

colorful, theatrical lighting at Rothy's shoe store.
Rothy's shoe store transforms it's visuals at night with colorful lighting.

Is There a Place for Saturated Color Lighting at Retail? Rothy's Thinks So.

During the day I had passed by Rothy’s shoe store, located in the Upper Fillmore shopping district of San Francisco, many times. They manufacture a line of fashionable shoes made from recycled…
Andreea Braescu lighting
Romanian interior artist Andreea Braescu used fine bone china to create this bespoke lighting sculpture. When lit up, each handcrafted petal and leaf emits a warm light, capturing the essence of living nature.

Lighting as Art: How Today's Fixtures Balance Form and Function

While some might say that all lighting is a form of art in its own way, some lighting fixtures are especially artful, designed to catch the eye and add visual interest even when they’re not switched…

Worlds Away Stanley G Sconce

From Worlds Away, the Stanley G two arm sconce in gold leaf has a white linen shade and is UL approved for two 40 watt candelabra bulbs. Measures 12 inches wide by 18.5 inches high by 5 inches deep.
Houzz Trade Program Regina Andrew
Photo courtesy of Regina Andrew

Houzz Trade Program Adds New Furnishing, Decor and Fixtures Brands

Houzz Inc. today announced the availability of several high-end brands on the Houzz Trade Program. Companies including Bernhardt Furniture Company, Four Hands, Bend Goods, Fermob, Cyan Design,…

Hinkley Lighting CEO Rick Wiedemer Passes Away

Hinkley Lighting CEO Rick Wiedemer passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, after sustaining a traumatic head injury from a serious fall on June 17 in Cleveland. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his…
WAC Lighting Hall of Science
(Left to Right) Kristen Jardigan of Discover Long Island; Lisa Santoramo, Representative of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo; Rockville Centre Mayor Francis X. Murray; New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas; Nassau County Executive Laura Curran; Matt Hynes Repetitive of Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen; CSTL Director Dr. Ray Ann Havasy; Steven Santino of People’s United Bank; Tony Wang, Chairman of WAC Lighting and David Policino from Cameron Engineering prepare to cut the ribbon for the new Dinosaurs! and People’s United Bank Animal Adventure at CSTL’s Rockville Centre campus at the Tanglewood Preserve.

WAC Lighting Hall of Science Announces Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The new WAC Lighting Hall of Science hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and program during July at the Tanglewood Preserve Campus in Rockville Centre, NY. The event was hosted in conjunction with The…
The deeply shielded pendant fixtures offer illumination for dining without casting harsh shadows on people’s faces. Lighting below the counter shows off the tile detailing and subtly invites people up to the counter. The lighting inside the open kitchen matches the color temperature of the lighting within the restaurant so that feels more integrated into the overall setting. (Photos: Randall Whitehead)

Architecture Counts for Good Lighting Design

As a lighting designer, I try to integrate the illumination elements into the architecture as much as possible. Too many times we are brought onto a project after the architectural plans have been…

Craftmade Ventura Ceiling Fan

From Craftmade, the Ventura 52-inch ceiling fan features a sleek dome with an integrated frosted acrylic LED light. Includes wall and hand-held controls.   

Hinkley Nula Chandelier

The Nula large multi-tier chandelier from Hinkley Lighting's Lisa McDennon collection features a juxtaposition of industrial elements and organic influences. Several designs offer flexibility to…
Robert Grant Brandon Levin
Robert Grant and Brandon Levin

Justice Design Group Acquired by Brandon Levin and Robert Grant

Justice Design Group, a leader in ceramic decorative lighting, distinctive shade materials and contemporary products, is now privately owned and operated, having been acquired by Brandon Levin,…
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