2013 Best of Residential Lighting

Every year there are new products that sell-through incredibly well because they either have the “right” look, are offered at a great value, or feature breakthrough technology. Our editorial staff has selected a sampling of the Best Residential Lighting products introduced this year.

 

Ceiling Fans - Emerson Fans Ceiling Fans - Matthews Fan Company
Emerson: The 62-inch diameter Laclede Eco ceiling fan makes a grand statement with its Craftsman and Art Deco visual cues.  It is equipped with the Emerson EcoMotor and can be ordered in either a multi-toned Venetian Bronze finish as well as a more contemporary Brushed Steel. www.emerson.com Matthews Fan Co. The Irene-3H with hugger-style cylindrical motor housing is minimal, yet warm and natural. It is inspired by the golden age of aviation with three neatly joined propeller-shaped, solid walnut-stained wooden blades.  There are five blade options and a choice of either a Polished Chrome, Brushed Nickel, or Textured Bronze finish. www.matthewsfanco.com

 

Fans For The Home Casablanca Fans Ceiling Fans - Famination
Casablanca Fan: The Custom Casablanca program – comprised of six fan designs in multiple finishes, styles, blade lengths, and light kits – allows homeowners to essentially design their own fan. Shown here is the Brescia model. www.casablancafanco.com Fanimation: The Odyn’s DC motor allows it to consume up to 70% less energy (utilizing 32 watts, without the light kit) and is much smaller than conventional motors, resulting in a much lighter product. It can be ordered in Brushed Nickel with black blades or in Oil-Rubbed Bronze with Walnut blades. The Odyn has an 84-inch blade sweep and operates on six forward and reverse speeds. www.fanimation.com

 

Ceiling Lighting - Allegri Kalco chandelier lighting - Elk Lighting

Allegri: The Rubens collection features hand-blown umber and clear glass bubbles that float from a Chrome mounting plate. Each strand is accented with Clear Firenze crystals for added sparkle. www.allegricrystal.com

ELK: This 6-light chandelier from the  Stratford collection exhibits historic charm.  A center column of solid turned wood in a Washed Pine finish is paired with Polished Nickel metalwork for a classic and inviting design. www.elklighting.com

 

Modern Chandelier - SeaGull Lighting Modern chandeliers - Kichler Lighting
Sea Gull Lighting: The classic look of Americana provides warmth and familiarity in the Academy Collection. This stylish 40-piece group ranges from over-scaled kitchen pendants to bath vanity fixtures in a choice of medium- base incandescent or ENERGY STAR GU24 fluorescent lamping (which easily converts to LED with the company’s medium-base ENERGY STAR LED lamps). www.seagulllighting.com Kichler: The Birdcage pendant in a traditional Olde Bronze™ finish is accented by strands of lead-free optical crystals. This foyer fixture is sure to make a statement. www.kichler.com

 

chandelier lighting Meyda Lighting Ceiling Lighting - Eurofase
Meyda Custom Lighting: The Euri Tanta collection features contemporary translucent glass pendants that can be displayed individually or in multiples. Custom sizes, styles, and configurations can be ordered. Each Euri Tanta fixture is crafted of fine Italian glass and produced in Meyda’s Yorkville, N.Y. manufacturing facility. www.meyda.com Eurofase: The Vista collection provides soft illumination from shimmering petals of faceted clear crystal suspended from Polished Chrome rods below a Polished Chrome circular flush-mount. www.eurofase.com

 

Room Lighting Dimond LIghting Table Lamps - Pacific Coast Lighting
Dimond Lighting: Designed by Julie Browning Bova, the Triple Tack Hunt equestrian-influenced table lamp boasts a dark walnut finish and Polished Nickel and Chrome accents. It is topped with a white linen rectangular shade. www.dimondlighting.com

Pacific Coast Lighting: The New York Mod floor and table lamp, from the Kathy Ireland Home license, boasts 10 suspended acrylic globes that reflect the Gold finish of the column and the inner lining of the drum shade. www.pacificcoastlighting.com

Office Lighting - Man2Max Room Lighting - LiteSource
Man2Max USA: The playful Manage Your Time task lamp appeals to music lovers of all ages. The unique design has adjustable arms to direct the LED lighting precisely where needed. http://www.man2max.com Lite Source: The Trey director’s lamp offers multiple points of adjustment so that the light can be conveniently positioned precisely. It take a CFL bulb (included) and has a striking Chrome and Black combination finish.   www.litesource.com
Home Lighting - Vita Lighting track lighting fixtures - NoraNspec
Vita Lighting: Founded in 2008 in Denmark, this company has entered the U.S. market this year under the direction of lighting industry veteran Robert Marash. The whimsical designs – Eos pendants utilizes real goose feathers and the Conia resembles a pinecone in polycarbonate & polypropylene, among other styles. www.vitalighting.com Nora/NSpec: The REVO motorized track head can be adjusted with a hand-held remote, has been introduced by NSpec, the architectural and specifier division of Nora Lighting. REVO heads can be rotated horizontally (340° rotation) or vertically (200° rotation) and is dimmable to 10 percent and adjustable when dimmed. Ideal for high-ceilinged applications. www.noralighting.com

 

Looking for more great Residential Lighting fixtures and products? Please view our other lighting collections.

Crystal lighting products for home or commercial use

Recessed and Track lighting collection

2013 Fall home lighting and accessories collection

 

 

 

 

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  1. robert marash says:

    Hi Gang,

    THANKS for the Vita Lighting write up.
    Can I get a few hard print catalogs mailed to me:
    Robert Marash
    2543 Maple Avenue
    Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

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