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    WELCOME

    We’re more than your house parts resource. We’re your
    everything-you-need-to-know-to-make-those-parts-into-a-whole-home
    resource. From technical advice to design inspiration, you’ll find it here.

    START EXPLORING!

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    BAKERY GOODS

    When Portland’s Grand Central Bakery needed lighting
    to complement its stores, we rose to the occasion.

     

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    MODERN REPRINT

    Even if you don’t study historic lighting for a living (like us),
    you’ll still get a kick out of these 1960s catalogs.

    Take a peek

Latest News

Product History

  • Product Background

    We often turn to historic American fixtures for inspiration. But we don’t just choose the designs with the best looks; we choose the designs with the best stories.

  • From the Archives

    A flip through our archives is a crash course in the evolution of American lighting and hardware – often educational, sometimes strange, and always fascinating.

  • Historic Styles

    If you need a reminder on the difference between Arts & Crafts and Art Deco, this quick primer will bring you up to speed on the styles we draw from most.

Fundamentals

Making decisions is all about having the right information. We’ll walk you through
how – and why – to choose our products so you can get exactly what you need.

Back to basics

Decorate & DIY

  • Rejuvenate
    Your Space

    Whether you’re freshening things up or starting from scratch, our room-by-room advice will help you get organized, get inspired, and get going.

  • Season by Season Advice

    From home care to party prep, holiday décor to gift lists, each season brings its own needs. You’ll be ready to answer them all with our helpful ideas.

  • Expert Perspectives

    These people get paid to do what they do and know what they know. The expertise and insights they share with us are not only invaluable – they’re yours for the taking.

  • Home Helpers & How-Tos

    Putting together a space that looks polished usually involves a little elbow grease. We’ll walk your through some basic projects you can easily accomplish yourself.

Customer Stories

See our lighting and hardware in situ, from fishing cabins to boutique hotels,
TV sets to preservation projects.

Check it out