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Autumn Inspired Lighting

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Why are we so infatuated with Autumn? Perhaps it is because Autumn gives us a sense of warmth and marks the beginning of festivities. Autumn is the season that kisses Summer into a deep slumber and anticipates the cool embrace of Winter. Known for being a well loved season, the distinct characteristics of Autumn can often be seen in various lighting design:

1) Being One With Nature

Bare branches, and graceful falling leaves are quintessential of Autumn, and gives a sense of tranquility. The Aldo (Eurofase), Tree Branch (Elk Lighting), and Aspen (Elk Lighting) represent nature during this transitional phase.
The Aldo highlights the beauty of barren branches as the sculpture suspends within an open LED frame. The Tree Branch lamp has a base resembling the roots of a tree, and the Aspen incorporates the raw texture of Aspen bark.

 

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2) Warm Tones

Dusty cedar, hickory, tan, and other neutrals are often associated with Autumn, as well as warm metals such as copper, bronze, rust, and antique finishing.

These warm tones can be seen in a variety of fixtures, such as the Rebar Studio (Artcraft), Jersey (Artcraft), and the Swing (Progress).
The architectural use of rebar material, exposed pipes and exposed bulbs gives these fixtures an urban industrial appeal, and is further enhanced with dark metals and vintage undertones of brass and bronze.

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3) Fabric/Texture

Thick fabrics, rich tones, and texture mark the beginning of “sweater weather” in Autumn. The Bali Chandelier (Maxim) and Kelp Mirror (Feiss) are reminiscent of “sweater weather” qualities.

The white inner shade of the Bali chandelier provides a soft backdrop for the woven string pattern replicating the look of a ball of yarn, while the Kelp mirror offers a unique textured frame similar to kelp.

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4)Mix of Wood and Metal

The marriage of wood and metal symbolizes the Autumn activities that often take part outside the city limits. The wagon that carries the pumpkins from the pumpkin patch, or the barn that provides a dwelling space to escape the cold use a combination of wood and metal. The Collingwood (Artcraft), and the Fornes (Eglo) demonstrates two variations of the mixture of wood and metal.
The Collingwood pendant is finished in walnut and dark metal hardware, exuding a rustic appeal, while the Fornes embraces modernity with the use of clean lines, and LED technology. The Fornes also has a wood finish with steel hardware.

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5) Reflection

The Autumn season also signifies a time of reflection, which is represented by the Autumn (Hubbardton Forge), and the Wicker Mirror (Dimond Lighting).
The Autumn pendant is a true reflection of the Autumn season, capturing the look of cascading leaves in it’s entirety. The Wicker Mirror offers a reflective surface, with a wicker designed frame that gives a nod to past decades.norburn-lighting-autumn-inspired-reflection

Though Autumn has a brief presence, you can find its qualities in a variety of fixtures and portables that will last beyond a season. Check out our showroom for more selections and the latest design in lighting.

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Captivating Foyer Lighting

Norburn Lighting Foyer Lighting

Underestimating the value of foyer lighting is like going on a date or an interview without
introducing yourself; you miss the opportunity of making a good first impression.

With Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, make the foyer of your home a place that
welcomes and captivates your guests the moment they walk through the door.

1) Low Ceiling Foyers

In foyers with low ceilings, a flush-mount or semi-flush mount is a great way to add a decorative piece while keeping in mind any height restrictions.

The Autumn, finished in chrome, captures the appearance of frost that coats the branches in the crisp Autumn air.

 

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2) High Ceiling Foyers

Taller ceilings allows for more grandiose scale fixtures that make a bold statement. The Glacier Ave Collection is more than twice the size of an average person, with a height of 156 inches or 13 feet.

LEDs are embedded in each crystal that cascades down to replicate the appearance of glacier ice.

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3) Open Concept Foyers

The design of the Double Cirque embraces open concept design that welcome the eyes to different avenues of the home. This opulent chandelier is 4 feet wide, and made with hand forged steel to create an orbital structure.

 

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4) Foyers with a Narrow Hallway

With a long narrow foyer, you can use multiple fixtures to create a visual echo effect. The Lombard Street pendant is a two tiered beauty that is perfect for a narrow foyer with high ceilings. The graphite framing highlights exposed bulbs that suspend from various heights.

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5) Lighting Foyers with Portables

Placing portable lamps on an entry table captures the eyes and adds visual interest. The Sochi is a stunning and trendy table lamp that plays with geometric shapes and faux marble pattern. The lamp is topped off with a grey faux silk shade to balance the look.

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For more selections, visit our showroom. Your foyer will be ready to make the best first impression!

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Industrial/Loft Inspired Lighting

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The industrial/loft style embraces raw, unfinished, and exposed elements that give an overall relaxed and casual feel. Exposed brick walls, beams, unfinished wood floors, and concrete are some of the characteristics associated with an industrial-loft.

 

Here are some products that can help add an industrial style to your space:

 1. Rockport

Rockport Concrete Table Lamp

The Rockport lamp is made of polished concrete with a burlap shade. The neutral pallet of the lamp makes it a versatile piece, and is a subtle way to incorporate an industrial style to any space.

 

2. Swing

Swing 1-Light Pendant

The Swing 1-Light pendant has an open-concept design that features a vintage Edison bulb at the center, and uses mix metal accents of vintage bronze. The exposed bulb design incorporates the “raw” characteristic of industrial style, and defies past faux pas with the use of mix metals. 

 

3. Gastown

Gastown Pendant

The Gastown 5-Light pendant has a meshed graphite shade with rich dark tones reminiscent of steel warehouse windows.

4. Rebar Studio

Rebar Studio

The Rebar Studio chandelier is designed with reinforcing bars, commonly used in construction projects to support concrete. The reinforcing bars are wrapped around the outer shade, while the inner shade is made of a metal mesh.

 

5)Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf

The Canary Wharf  is the epitome of industrial style, having a deconstructed and weathered down appeal. The Canary Wharf is made of hand-crafted iron that mimics the look of exposed pipes and gears, and finished in Burnt Sienna.

 

 

 

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Norburn has been at the forefront of the LED Revolution with a huge assortment of L.E.D fixtures for the entire home including LED Recessed Lighting, LED Chandeliers from manufactures like Swarovski, LBL, ET2,Schonbek and more. LED lighting is better every day and the best designers in the world have come up with some beautiful and stylish lamps for use at home or in the office.  Here are some of the latest from Kendal Lighting.

  • 4 Watt
  • 4000K Color Temperature
  • Touch On Off Switch
  • 5 Year Warranty
LED Office Lamp

LED Office Lamp

LED Desk Lamp

LED Desk Lamp

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A properly lit office is  important. Just like a comfy chair or a warm cup of coffee, office lighting can vastly improve the hours you spend at a desk.

1.  All good lighting designs should include the three basic layers: task lighting, ambient or general lighting, and accent lighting.
2.  To reduce glare and eyestrain, evenly distributed ambient lighting may be provided with overhead ceiling fixtures, pendant lights and/or track lighting systems.  Large centrally located fluorescent ceiling fixtures may provide sufficient general illumination, but invest in upgraded bulbs with color rendering as close to natural sunlight.
3.  The torchiere is an excellent source for ambient illumination because it directs light up to reflect off of the ceiling and fill a room with indirect light.
4. Portable desk lamps and floor lamps allow you to move the light close to a task area. Angled and adjustable desk lamps aid in close reading and computer work.  A swiveled armed desk lamp or wall swing lamp will help defray outside illumination, especially where varying degrees of illumination stream through windows.  Use fluorescent or LED (light emitting diode) lamps for task lighting.
5.  For accent light, halogen lamps offer the best color rendering and especially soft soothing illumination.
Find lighting solutions is not hard,don’t worry,  At Norburn like always, we’ve got you covered:

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There has been a tremendous amount of information generated concerning new lighting standards and improved environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) and CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs as cost saving options for your home, incandescent lamps are still the best choice for bedroom lighting due to their inherent quality of light and superior dimming capabilities.

Lamp (bulb) selection and dimming controls are important considerations when re-lamping in any area of your home. A satisfactory lighting design should be easily attuned to go from general daylight to subdued nighttime illumination.

Skin tones look most flattering in warm colour temperatures. Colour temperature is measured in Kelvins (K). Intimate, soft, pleasing light is provided with bulbs ranging from 2700K to 3000 K.

The Color Rendering Index (CRI) is another important measure of the quality of light. Select bulbs with a coloring rendering index (CRI) between 80 and 100 for the most flattering effects.

To reduce glare, choose frosted white bulbs rather than clear.

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Norburn is your LED Store, nobody in Vancouver or the Fraser Valley has a better selection of LED Lighting, from LED recessed, LED under cabinet and landscape LED lighting. Now Kendal unveils a collection of LED table lamps. Shed some cool light on contemporary style with one of the ultra-modern LED lamps from Kendal. These LED lamps are the perfect complement to your work space or bedside table. Versatile, multifunctional and user-friendly lamps are fully flexible and adjustable to meet your lighting needs. The low-power consumption and high light output of the LED light combine to deliver up to 50,000 hours of illumination. 

Model Number
PTL4061-CH/BAL
Description

Task Lamp – Desk or Table

Details
  • Chrome & Brushed Aluminum finish with Decorative Glass Plate on base
  • Bulb: 8W Hi-Power LED (included)
  • Control: On / Off in-line Rocker switch on cord
  • Dimensions: Base Diameter – 5.5” / Top Shade – 13” x 1.5
Model Number
PTL4062-AL
Description

LED Task Lamp – Desk or Table
Aluminum finish

Details
  • 8W Hi-Power LED
  • 3300 to 3800 K
  • Glide Touch Dimmer with Memory
  • Dimensions: Ht. – 20″ / L – 15” / Base Length – 6″
Model Number
PTL4063-AL
Description

LED Task Lamp – Desk or Table
Aluminum finish

Details
  • 8W Hi-Power LED
  • 3300 to 3800 K
  • Touch Switch (on/off) with Blue LED
  • Dimensions: Ht.(To arm joint) – 9.5″ / Arm Length – 22″