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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Lightovation 2023: What’s New in Lighting

Each year in January, more than 200 lighting manufacturers from all over the globe gather at Dallas Market Center for Lightovation. Formerly known as the Dallas International Lighting Market, it’s the largest lighting showcase in the industry – and the world.

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Warm Welcome: Spruce Up Your Foyer

Planning the lighting design for a renovation, remodel or new construction can be overwhelming. You have so many choices to make (besides lighting!) and there may be a point where you don’t much care what the light fixture looks like, just get it working already! But don’t succumb to fixture fatigue … ALL of the rooms of your home deserve to be well-lighted, and that includes the often forgotten spaces: laundry & mud rooms, hallways and secondary entries.

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Tips for fall landscape lighting maintenance

It’s time to get your landscape lighting ready for the change in seasons. No worries; we’ve got your covered! These tips for landscape lighting maintenance will help you get your yard ready for all that fall and winter bring. 

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