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Spring 2022 Lighting Trends

The snow is melting away, and hopefully going to stay away! The smell of spring is in the air and people are excited to get to their home improvement projects this spring! We’ve compiled a few areas of lighting where we are seeing an increased interest already this spring. 

1) Outdoor Lighting

Eclipse Outdoor Wall Sconce in Black

Summer is the season to be outside and enjoy the sunshine here in Southwestern Ontario. After the winter, it is no surprise that people are wanting to scratch that outdoor itch early this spring. 

We have seen families focusing on two main areas for their outdoor lighting already:

  1. The Front Door
  2. The Back Porch

Our clients have been wanting to make their front and back porches more welcoming for the neighbourhood crew. Check out our helpful tips on finding the perfect wall light for your outdoor space.

2) Lighting Up the Hallway

Geo Semi Flush Mount in Matte Black and Chrome

Lighting the hallway is often overlooked in the initial lighting budget. This is an area where people often just stick whatever is cheapest up and leave it at that. But hallways are one of the most functional, and most occupied places in our homes. Your hallway light is likely to get turned on every single day. (Especially in the cloudy, rainy, springtime!) So why not dazzle up this often overlooked area of the home. Use our hallway lighting tips to make sure you are getting the most out of it! 

3) Living Room Love

Cavallo Pendant in Hammered Black and Chrome

After the past few years staying safer-at-home, families have truly come to appreciate the importance of family time. And of course, a lot of this family time happens at home in the living room. We have seen an increase in the number of clients wanting to add a bit of a ‘wow factor’ to these living spaces. Check out our living room tips to create the perfect space for your family!

If you are looking to update your home’s lighting please feel free to contact us

Or better yet, come in for a visit to our showroom!

Lighting Your Front Door

Some people say that first impressions don’t really matter. But, we beg to differ. The first impression of your home can go a long way in making people feel welcome. So today we are here to help with our favourite lighting tips to make your front door a welcoming and inviting place for all!


Often we find that clients have a tendency to undersize their outdoor lighting. We like to remind our clients that their outdoor lighting is largely being admired from the street or sidewalk. Therefore going up a size often helps these elements stand out with a bit more flair. A good rule of thumb to follow is that the front door wall light should be roughly one third of the size of the front door. From there you can go up or down to make your preferred statement!


Lighting for your front door should provide enough illumination so that you can see and navigate your path or steps safely. However, you don’t want it so bright that your neighbours are complaining of glare through their windows! No one wants to live next to the Broadway-lit house. The wattage and colouring of your front door light will depend on the set up of your front door, proximity to neighbours, and any additional lighting you may have working in your landscape. Take a good look around and snap a quick picture before coming into the showroom so we can help you the best way possible! 


The style of your outdoor lighting fixture should always compliment the style of your home. When this happens successfully, your home will always be welcoming to guests and have great curb appeal. We always recommend that our clients bring in a photo of the front of their house so we can help you choose something that reflects the charm of your house. 

If you are looking to update your outdoor lighting please feel free to contact us

Or better yet, come in for a visit to our showroom!