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First off, props to Philips for winning the government’s “L Prize” for their, now titled “L Prize” bulb. It really does have to color and glow of a 60watt incandescent. But our concern is — coming from folks who make a living restoring vintage fixtures — can anyone see these space-age design...

Believe it or not, one of the best ways to keep your house comfortable is vintage lighting. Visit any home which has been restored, and one of the items which always seem to garner attention are the vintage lights. One because they are beautiful, of course, but two because they use a nice lower...

If you love tasty clay pot dishes, check out our newest neighborhood eatery. In between the tasty Thai ice tea and egg rolls, look up, and you'll get an eye full of some of our repurposed barrel stave chandeliers.

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As I cruise around the Internet for various reasons, I always seem to drag-and-drop images that I find relevant to our shop. These are a few examples that have been sitting on my desktop this week of what I consider to be current trends. (You may either see these examples as something to embrace...

Thought this little guy was a good example of our services here at Omega Lighting & Design. Created as a mock-up of how we could match the existing vintage lighting fixtures in a historic house by combining old pieces from our stock and new brass parts we order.
Once the client gives...