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What are some definitions of common lighting types and styles ?
The following is a basic overview of lighting types and styles. Visit our showrooms to see all these styles - and more.
A branched, often ornate lighting fixture, suspended from a ceiling. Commonly used in dining rooms or entryways for decorative effect.
An electrical fixture suspended from a ceiling. Usually a single light for over a kitchen table or an island. Mounted on chain, stems, cable, or wire.
Made from pieces of stained glass. Available in hanging pendant styles, chandeliers, table and floor lamps, wall sconces, and pool table or island lights.
Floor Lamps & Table Lamps
Portable lamps that plug into electrical receptacles and can be placed wherever you need personal, task, or extra lighting. Come in a variety of styles and finishes.
Bath & Vanity Lighting
Lights to fit across the top or along the side of a bathroom mirror.
An ornamental bracket, fastened to a wall, holding one or more lamps. Usually placed at eye level.
Housing is flush to the ceiling surface with choice of 'trims' that can wall wash, give general room lighting, accent artwork, or 'frame' a picture.
Primarily used in commercial applications, but becoming more common in the home, especially in kitchens. Sometimes available with a decorative iron or wood frame.
Often a set of parallel wires suspended from a wall or ceiling. Separate spotlights can be placed anywhere on this cable.
Available in a single rail or parallel double rail that can be custom-bent to specification, with spotlights or pendants adaptable on both.
Lighting for countertops, kitchen cabinets, soffits, or coves, usually mounted close to the surface you wish to light.