Author: Carla

Nautical Lighting – Indoor or Out!
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Nautical Lighting – Indoor or Out!

What a great look! “The boathouse room,”  a sleeping porch with the walls shingled in rusty red, decorated with paddles. The lighting follows the theme. May 2016 Issue of Country Living has a great house The Lure of the Lake, written by Katy McColl, photographs by Max Kim-Bee, styling by Sarah Cave. Use outdoor lighting…

Orb Chandeliers – Orb, Globe and Armillary Inspired Pendants and Chandeliers
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Orb Chandeliers – Orb, Globe and Armillary Inspired Pendants and Chandeliers

Orb, Globe and Armillary inspired pendants and chandeliers are oh so popular right now. These chandeliers feature a sphere made of metal surrounding visible lamps. They add a lot of interest to a dining room, entry foyer or other areas. Orb Chandeliers > You have probably seen an armillary sphere in a garden, interlocking spheres,…

New Monorail Kits from Tech Lighting
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New Monorail Kits from Tech Lighting

Monorail lighting is a great choice for many homes. If you are looking for a simple monorail layout, a monorail kit might work for you. These kits have all of the hardware you need for most basic layouts and include pendants or fixtures. Tech Lighting now has these great new kits! Tech Lighting’s 800RAL28 Monorail…

Take a Bow: Ribbons and Bows, Timeless Motifs
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Take a Bow: Ribbons and Bows, Timeless Motifs

Ribbons and bows are not just for little girl rooms. This motif is timeless and works in Antique Reproduction Styles like English Baroque, French Country Style, Queen Anne and Queen Anne Revival and Victorian Style. It is a natural with any Country Style. Traditional includes a wide range of period styles. These classic pieces are…

Miniature Track – NSL Brite Strip
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Miniature Track – NSL Brite Strip

NSL Brite Strip can be used as miniature track lighting. It is available in low voltage (12 volt or 24 volt). This smaller track may be used as Accent lighting Inside cabinets Over countertops Shelves Display cases Wall or ceiling cove lighting Task lighting Field cuttable strip has molded sockets that can hold two, three…

Tech Lighting Multi-Pendants and Pendant Clusters
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Tech Lighting Multi-Pendants and Pendant Clusters

Tech Lighting Line Voltage or Line/Low Voltage Multi-Pendants and Pendant Cluster Canopies Create custom chandeliers and multi-pendants with these canopies that can suspend up to 11 pendants, fixtures or both. Use Line voltage, Low voltage or a mix of Line and Low voltage pendants in a wide assortment of shapes, sizes and finishes. The possibilities…

In-wall NEC rated wire types and applications

In-wall NEC rated wire types and applications Low-voltage, in-wall rated wire comes in many forms that work together to create a versatile lighting system. CM Communications General Purpose Cable General Purpose cable is best suited for common areas – the open areas in which we live and work. So, when looking for in-wall wire for…

Pineapple Lighting
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Pineapple Lighting

Pineapple Lighting The pineapple has been a decorative motif for centuries. Charles II Presented with a Pineapple c.1675-80 “Charles II, wearing star of the Garter, stands on a terrace, his left hand on hip. To the left, a man, possibly John Rose, the royal gardener, kneels before him and presents him with what is said…