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UPDATING THE TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN HOUSE

The old and the new can coexist harmoniously when woven together just right. But we believe the past and present can even boldly enhance one another. This design approach is particularly intriguing when updating a traditional mountain...
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NEW PRODUCTS: TEMPEST IS SWIRLING UP A STORM

It started with one chandelier. After it became a top-seller, we had no choice but to turn it into an entire collection. Now, the Tempest Collection is creating a storm with its swirling bands of sleek steel. Edgy and elegant, this col...
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THE 2013 TOUR OF UTAH STAGE 6 AWARD, CRAFTED BY HAMMERTON

  [caption id="attachment_49517" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Stage 6 of the 2013 Tour of Utah rolls out of Park City amidst big crowds.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_49520" align="...
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PROJECT: HIGH WEST DISTILLERY & SALOON

Since it opened in 2009, the High West Distillery & Saloon has become a favorite watering hole and a cherished modern relic of Park City’s mining heritage. Founder David Perkins’ unconventional idea to open a whiskey distil...
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DRAMATIC RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE IN LAS VEGAS

  [caption id="attachment_49565" align="aligncenter" width="775"] Decorative sentry pendants help to emphasize the ceiling height of the dramatic entrance gallery while also bringing out the warm tones in the remarkabl...
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KITCHEN LIGHTING – BEYOND FUNCTION

Spa baths and outdoor spaces can be divine, but the kitchen is the heart of the home. Having evolved past their utilitarian, back-of-the-house origin in the American household, kitchens are now the center of all activity and the ancho...
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THE DISAPPEARING WALLS ACT

Fewer walls and more multi-living spaces: This is the new mantra of luxury living. Open floor plans not only lend themselves to gathering and entertaining but to beautiful designs as well. Instead of walls defining spaces, design elem...
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OUR FAVORITE LOG & TIMBER LIGHTS

Summer is a time to reconnect with nature as we recharge our batteries and celebrate the season’s glorious weather. To help you bring the outdoors in, Hammerton offers a collection of organic lighting, furniture and accessory ...
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CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: LISA STAPRANS

Lisa Staprans' artistic vision goes beyond two-dimensional beauty. As a designer with over 25 years of experience and a background in fine art and architecture, Lisa creates interiors with movement, energy, emotion and authentic...
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HAMMERTON WANTS TO SHOWCASE YOUR DESIGNS

We’re looking to feature our residential and commercial design clients who value exceptional design, high-quality materials, and craftsmanship as much as we do. Send photography of your architecture or design project feat...
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SHOP TALK: THE 10-INCH RULE

What was it that allowed Hammerton to evolve from a young upstart in Park City to a nationally recognized luxury lighting brand? To the untrained eye, it may be wholly attributed to the unique styles of fixtures and the meticulous detailing...
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DESIGN TRENDS: DARE TO BARE

“Industrial-chic” and “loft style” have become the industry’s hottest buzz words as industrial style lighting continues to prove itself as a top lighting trend in the design world. Versatile and interesting, industrial style lig...
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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: MARTIS CAMP

Martis Camp is Tahoe’s “premier luxury playground.” The 2,177-acre resort community is located in the pristine Martis Valley, which is nestled between North Lake Tahoe and historic Truckee, California. More than a mile above sea leve...
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SUMMER GAME NIGHTS WITH STYLISH GAME ROOM LIGHTS

Lake houses, beach houses and mountain houses… it’s finally your time to shine! As families begin to retreat to vacation homes for annual reunions and much-needed R&R, we’re thinking about the sweet summer memories tha...
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TOUCHABLE TEXTURES

“Texture and pattern should function as a surprise.” New York Times writer Patricia Volk once called this motto held by interior design legend Robert Denning as one of the “Denning Laws.” Along with form and...
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RUTH’S CHRIS: CREATING DISTINCTIVE AMBIANCE, ONE RESTAURANT AT A TIME

As the largest luxury steak restaurant brand in the U.S., Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is famous for its sizzling 500-degree cooking techniques and top-notch cuisine. The superb food, however, is not their only hallmark; it’s the who...
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MATERIALS WE LOVE: RAWHIDE

  Rawhide’s Native American heritage does not limit this luxurious material to any one interior design style. While it often evokes the frontier culture of the American West, this material is exceedingly versatile. Ra...
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DRESSING UP THE DRUM

Drum lights don’t get the attention they deserve. If we only give them neutral fabric and a basic finish, all they can provide is a nice geometric shape. But, with thoughtful design, drum lights can be dressed up to add mu...
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MIXING CLASSIC & CURRENT

Design legend Barbara Barry was asked in an interview to predict the design trends that will define the next 25 years. “I actually see the lack of a predominate style. We will become even freer to take in and synthesize al...
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CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: PEG BERENS

Meet Peg Berens, founder and principal of Peg Berens Interior Design LLC. As an award-winning interior designer with a studio in Orange County, Peg is using her uniquely eclectic aesthetic to bring high style to California home...
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OUTDOOR LIGHTING: THE MONTRONE LEGACY GARDENS

The vibrant colors and lush new life of spring has inspired us to reflect on one of the most unique artistic collaborations that Hammerton has had the honor of being a part of – the Montrone Legacy Gardens. This one-of-a-kind, ...
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DRESS UP BATHS WITH STANDOUT SCONCES

Hammerton is on a mission. We want to erase the haunting image of uninspired bathroom lighting out of the minds of designers and homeowners. While every design decision can make the difference ...
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ARTISAN SPOTLIGHT: JAMES DEAN

Each Hammerton fixtures tells a story about the artisan who crafted it, and this could not be any more evident than with the pieces produced by one of Hammerton’s lead artisans – James Dean. With a passion for history, heritage a...
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FUNCTIONAL MESH ART

It was nearly 20 years ago when Hammerton began creating stunning luxury light fixtures from steel, and 7 years ago we became the first lighting brand to showcase woven steel mesh in our lighting designs. Today, our ...
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