10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Lighting for Your Child’s Space

When designing a child’s space, be it a bedroom, playroom, or study corner, lighting plays a pivotal role in creating a warm, inviting, and imaginative atmosphere. At Mahlander’s, we understand the importance of selecting the right lighting fixtures to cater to your child’s needs, foster creativity, and provide a safe environment. So let’s explore what you should consider when choosing lighting for your child or kids’ space, so you can make an informed decision that sparks their imagination and ensures their well-being.

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Three (Often-Overlooked) Things to Consider When Choosing Bathroom Lighting

When it comes to creating the perfect bathroom oasis, lighting plays a pivotal role that often goes underestimated. There’s more to it than simply matching your style; you need to be sure you not only have enough light, but also the right kind of light to make your bathroom lighting solutions versatile, beautiful, and effective long-term – considerations that are often overlooked.

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Five Reasons to Visit Your Local Lighting Showroom

Shopping for lighting today can be great fun – or it can be a complete headache. We’d much rather you enjoy the process. There are advantages to shopping at your local lighting showroom. Among the benefits are seeing the fixtures you’re considering in person, expert advice, personalized planning, and service after the sale. We encourage you to visit your local showroom for an enhanced, complete, and full-service experience.

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Meet Our Summer 2023 Intern, Akeela

This summer, Mahlander’s is fortunate to have a talented young woman on staff as an intern in our lighting sales department. Akeela is a recent graduate of the South Dakota State University School of Design, and we are excited to have her aboard. We’d like to introduce you to both of them.

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In Style: Midcentury Modern Lighting Designs

Midcentury Modern (MCM) design is back in style in a big way. We’ve seen a lot of throwbacks to the iconic lighting styles that were popular when MCM was first developed. Today’s styles are often adaptations of some of the staples of the movement in decades past.

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Retro armchairs with wooden frame and colorful pillows on a navy blue sofa in a vibrant living room interior with green plants. Real photo.

Is It Time to Add Mid-Century Modern Lighting to Your Home?

Lighting is an essential design element in any space. It sets the mood, enhances aesthetics and brings life (and style!) to our living spaces. Mid-Century Modern (MCM) is a design style that has left an indelible mark on the design world and is enjoying a resurgence in recent years. This aesthetic continues to captivate designers, homeowners and consumers – and that trend most definitely applies to lighting. Is it time to add some MCM flair to your home with lighting?

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Choosing the Right Style of Lighting for Your Home

Lighting is an essential aspect of interior design that can affect the mood and atmosphere of a room. Plus, it’s a terrific way to showcase your own personal flair! Choosing the right style of lighting for your home can be a daunting task, but it can be a lot of fun. In this blog post, we will explore the different factors you should consider when selecting the right style of lighting for your home.

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Ten Things to Consider when Updating Your Kitchen

Thinking of a kitchen update? Whether you’re updating an appliance or two and adding a new ceiling fixture or a full-blown kitchen remodel, there’s plenty to consider. Choosing the right appliances and lighting can make all the difference in the overall look and functionality of your space.

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Appliance Tech Becoming More Mainstream

There are some great new features we’re seeing people incorporate into their homes the past few years. They’re not quite George Jetson level, but they’re cool. Let’s look at some of the latest appliance technology that’s quickly becoming mainstream.

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