Colonial Lanterns, When is a Lanthorn a Lantern?

Colonial Lanterns

Paul Revere is famous for being a patriot and a passionate colonist, having been one of the principal horsemen who led Boston’s Committee of Safety during the Boston Tea Party. He systematically set up a complex arrangement of lanterns, thus alerting the Minutemen of the British invasion, engraving his name in history […]

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19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful.

What this article is about: You are in charge, you are responsible, you call the shots and, you are the bottom line.

This article is written by Dan Waldschmidt of Edgy Conversations and it was published in the Business […]

Moustached Wall Mounted Lanterns above Garage Doors

Wall Mounted Lanterns above Garage Doors

When strategically planning the placement of our exterior lanterns, sometimes less is more. If your home is in the planning stages of where to place your electrical junction boxes, consider this: One well placed wall mounted lantern above your […]

Selecting high end, durable metals for outdoor, exterior lanterns

There are several good metal choices for exterior outdoor light fixtures, some of which are more durable than others. Let’s start with the most high end material, which, in this case, bronze will be the first article on this topic – then we’ll work our way down the list:

Bronze: There is a perceived […]

Spring is finally here and it’s time to update our homes and gardens! Landscape Lighting with Pathway Lighting

Landscape lighting and pathway lighting fixtures are designed to be used as accent outdoor lighting for your yard, hardscape areas, gardens, shrubbery, sculpted trees and to highlight the architecture of your home’s surroundings.

Outdoor landscape lighting can be powered electrically, often by low voltage which require transformers, evoking soft illumination at night which […]

Outdoor Landscape Lighting Solutions

Landscape Lights to light up your backyard!

Landscape lighting! Spring is here and most of us want to get outside and work in our gardens, barbecue and spruce up the outdoors after a long, cold winter.

What better way to make your front and backyard more inviting then by providing specialty lighting for […]

Outdoor Pendant Lighting in Abundance

Outdoor Pendant lights come in a variety of styles, compatible with many different types of architecture and suitable for landscape design, as well. Outdoor pendant lighting and landscape lights should provide the proper amount of illumination, so that the area being lit up is safe and secure for pedestrians and guests arriving at the entryway […]

Historic Causeway Hand Cast Solid Brass Outdoor Lanterns Installed in Washington D.C.

Custom Hand Made Outdoor Light Fixtures for Gas and Electric Installations

Is it important enough for a client to insist upon custom fabricated fixtures versus off the shelf, mass produced lighting fixtures? Absolutely, if the client wants a one-of-a-kind fixture based on careful research of a historic antique or simply a fixture that you won’t see on every other house in the neighborhood. Custom outdoor […]

Are LED Luminaires truly a better choice over High Pressure Sodium bulbs?

 

 

Lighting designers, lighting specifiers and manufacturers of outdoor lighting fixtures are in a quandary about whether they should be using High Pressure Sodium (HPS) bulbs over LED lights.

 

  The hot question right now is whether people actually favor white light over yellow light. Here is what could be […]