Our Favorite Design Trends

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It's the beginning of 2014, and so many design trends are being talked about this year.  We chose a few of our favorites to highlight. Popularity of open layouts continue to grow.  Open plans promote interaction among family and guests, as walls are not a barrier.  With that, the kitchen continues to serve as the home's "hub" while the rest of the home … [Read more...]

Lamps Can Warm Up Your Home This Winter

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Across the country, winter has proven to be pretty brutal, and we still have a long way to go before Spring.  There have been dramatic changes in temperature from one day to the next, and if your part of the world hasn't seen record-breaking low temperatures, you've seen record-breaking rain fall.  As the temperatures continue to drop, we move indoors to … [Read more...]

Byron Collection Helps Win a Silver!

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Builder's Remodelers Association of Greater Boston awards Whitman Homes team with a silver award!!  Awards were given out recently at the Seaport Hotel & Convention Center under the Best Single Family Design under 2,500 sq. ft. for their work at The Pinehills model homes. Bristol County Lighting Gallery supplied the exterior of the home with Quoizel's … [Read more...]

Choose the Right Size Chandelier for Your Entryway

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You only get one chance at making a first impression.  When your guests enter your home, the foyer fixture will set the tone for the rest of your home, so what impression do you want to give. When choosing a fixture for your foyer, size and scale are both very important considerations.  Selecting the wrong size chandelier for the space, may have the fixture … [Read more...]

How Color Affects the Mood of Your Room

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Do you realize that lighting can dramatically change the overall mood in a space?  Use decorative lighting to set the tone and atmosphere of each room in your home. Soft warm white is the most common for home lighting, but warm yellow, blue and pink tints are also being used as technology changes. The warm white light or even pink tint can be soothing or … [Read more...]