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  • Style Guide: Rustic Lodge Lighting and Decor

    The Origins of the Rustic Style The rustic lodge decorating style is closely related to nature. It originated with the construction of primitive mountain cabins in Old World Europe. The cabins were located in remote areas where it is difficult to transport materials to so the construction relied upon...
  • Style Guide: Arts & Crafts and Mission Lighting

    What is Arts and Crafts or Mission Style Lighting? The Arts & Crafts style of lighting includes a number of closely related styles, including so-called Mission lighting. This is a warm and appealing style of lighting that's become a true American classic. A Style is Born The style...
  • Style Guide: Tropical Lighting and Design

    Take a Trip to the Tropics As far as decorating trends go, there’s nothing hotter than T ropical lighting and decor. Comfortable and warm, the style relies heavily on natural colors and textural elements to create rooms that are easy on the eyes and full of everyday comfort. You can go all...
  • Style Guide: Art Deco Lighting and Decor

    Fisher Building Lobby (1928), Detroit, Michigan The Roots of Art Deco Style This article is an exploration of the style of architecture and decor that came to be known as Art Deco. Born in the early part of 20th century, it has become one of the world's most popular and pervasive styles. ...
  • Style Guide: Tiffany Lighting and Decor

    What is Tiffany Lighting Style? The Tiffany style of lighting and decor arose during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This tradition of beautiful art glass shared a hand-crafted aesthetic with the concurrent Arts & Crafts movement. The ornate and decorative Art Nouveau movement was also...
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