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WORKING WITH CUSTOMER-SPECIFIED MATERIALS

Often, clients will ask us to incorporate a specific fabric, lens material or finish color into a fixture in order to extend certain interior design elements into the decorative lighting. However, many custom designs require more creatiDesigners looking to extend a particular aesthetic through light fixtures often turn to Hammerton to work with customer-specified materials. We can build ceiling lights with just about any type of material required, from the simple and stra...
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DINING LIGHTS: THE ART OF SCALE

That’s why we offer Hammerton customers the ability to modify the size and scale of virtually all of our catalog fixtures – so lights can always fit their intended space and purpose. That means we do a lot more than simply alter the rodEver notice a light fixture that just doesn’t fit the space it’s in? This is a common mistake, perhaps most frequently made in the dining area. A significant sum will be spent on an oversized custom dining table, and then an off-the-she...
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ADDING STYLE TO THE BATHROOM? START WITH THE CEILING!

Distinctive ceiling fixtures – from eye-catching  flush mounts to dramatic chandeliers – are great features to incorporate in master baths. These days, it’s easy to let jetted tubs or steam showers take center stage in a bathroom d...
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PERFECTING AMBIENT LIGHTING

Ambient lighting provides a room with overall illumination. As the American Lighting Association explains, every room needs a central source of ambient light — but that’s just the beginning of perfecting a room’s ambient lighting. A b...
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WHAT YOU DON’T SEE COUNTS

How a light fixture looks in the pages of a catalog or displayed in a showroom can be very deceiving. What appears to be “the perfect light” may end up being a source of frustration and disappointment once you bring it home. It’...
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CUSTOM FIXTURES HONOR A CLIENT’S IRISH HERITAGE

A few more designs for this client’s custom Celtic series are still in production. Stay tuned for an entire feature on this project in 2014. Are you aware that a number of beautiful motifs are offered as standard options on many Hamm A large project currently in progress for an Irish family offers a wonderful example of the custom motifs we are frequently asked to create. The clients, who are building a part-time home in the United States, turned to Hamme...
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