Successful lighting retailers have learned that by broadening their product categories to include accent furniture, decorative pillows, seasonal tabletop items, wall art, and candles they are providing greater opportunity for customers to visit the store  more often than when they need lighting fixtures. This assortment of new products is ideal for freshening up your merchandise mix.

Allsop Outdoor Lighting

Solar Power! These decorative solar products are designed for year-round outdoor use. The lanterns have a built-in photo light sensor that will turn them off by day and on by night. On a full charge, the lanterns will glow for 5 to 7 hours or longer, depending on the amount of sunlight exposure. Allsop Home & Garden www.allsopgarden.com

Home Accessories Global Views

Proud as a…(You Get the Idea) Brilliant colors in a peacock pattern make this series of accessories, accent tables, and pillows stand out. The table can also be ordered with a Clear or White glass top, and in a Gold- or Nickel-finished base. Global Views www.globalviews.com

 

 

 

Blu-Dot Lighting

Pretty Punk: Minneapolis-based modern furniture company Blu Dot has introduced the Punk Lamp featuring a solid walnut power switch atop its cylindrical crown. Shown in a Copper finish, it can also be ordered in Matte Black or Matte White. Blu Dot www.bludot.com

Bungalow Belt Lighting

Nautical Nuance: A subtle gold sheen distinguishes this sleek table lamp with a modern circle “anchored” by a stepped base. A hardback black shade sets off the elegant look. Bungalow Belt www.bungalowbelt.com

 

Hennepin Made Lighting

Can Do! Canister series can be ordered in a variety of glass colors and finishes. Shown here in a Champagne finish with Sapphire glass, other combinations include a choice of Bronze and Dark Bronze finishes plus glass colors in Ruby, Crystal, Olive, Smoke, and Tea. The Minneapolis-based glass studio was founded in 2011 by Joe Limpert and Jackson Schwartz. Hennepin Made www.hennepinmade.com

Modgy Lighting

From Flat to Fabulous: This manufacturer of MyVaz Expandable vases has unveiled new designs – including a Judaic pattern called ChaiLite – for its Expandable Luminaries series. Like the vases, the luminaries come completely flat in attractive packaging and expand when water is added. Each luminary package includes 4 Expandable Luminary Lanterns and 4 white, water-activated LED candles with batteries. The LED candles support hour of use, allowing them to be utilized for multiple events. Modgy www.modgy.com

 

Paragon Home Accessories

Wall Light: The framed Green Chandelier giclée exudes a rainbow of color from a contemporary chandelier. It measures 39” high x 39” wide and is enhanced by moulding in a Silver Finish. Paragon www.paragonpg.com

SKLO Home Decor

Colorful Lava: Designed by Karen Gilbert and Paul Pavlak, the Lava series of decorative accessories can be ordered in small Lagoon (6.5″ high x 5″ diameter), medium Amber (10″ high x 6″ diameter), and large Brick (13″ high x 7″ diameter). SkLO www.sklostudio.com

 

Wildwood Lighting- Frederick Cooper

The New Gold Standard: Cast from a freeform carving, the Gerard table lamp – from the Frederick Cooper division – features an abstract Mid Century-style base that is mounted on a lightly veined black marble plinth. The hand-applied gold leaf finish and the crystal disc that separates the carving from the mounting underscore the sophisticated look. It is topped with a black silkura shade and a crystal ball finial. www.wildwoodlamps.com

Theodore Alexander Home Lighting

Waist Management: A finely cast brass and crystal-cut glass inset collar that encircles a hand-sewn fabric double shade defines the Waisted Sparkle chandelier. It measures 19.25” x 19.25” x 15.5”. Theodore Alexander www.theodorealexander.com