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Amy Zuckerman

Amy Zuckerman is a Lighting and Plumbing Sales Consultant at Yale Appliance + Lighting. Amy has over 30 years of experience in the lighting and plumbing industry. When she’s not at work, you can find her going for rides in the convertible with her husband Al, and dog, diamond.

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Best Large Ceiling Fans (Reviews / Ratings)

by Amy Zuckerman

There is a brand that popularized large fans called Big Ass Fan Company. They have done a great job marketing to a niche. However, they are not the only company to produce a very good large fan. There are better, less expensive alternatives.

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Topics: Ceiling Fans

Best Outdoor Ceiling Fans (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

Outdoor fans have become popular as our lifestyle has expanded to include the outdoors. We will look at how paddle fans work and what constitutes an outdoor versus indoor fan. Then I will show you a few fans to consider.

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Topics: Ceiling Fans

Farm Sinks vs. Undermount Sinks (Sizes / Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

Undermount sinks have been popular since the 1980s, whereas farm sinks have become very popular more recently.

There is no answer to which is better, because it is based on personal preference.

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Tropical Style Lighting for Kitchens (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

When you think of tropical lighting, it evokes images of sand between your toes, sun in your face and perhaps a cool libation in your hand. You are probably not thinking about New England especially in the Fall or Winter.

If you are reading this in the winter, I apologize. Sincerely.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen, tropical

Best Brass Kitchen Pendants (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

Brass is back everyone! Not the brass that our grandparents had in the 70’s but a softer, more aged tone of brass. It is more of an organic finish rather than an old fashioned relic.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen, Brass

Shabby Chic Bathroom Lighting (Ratings/Reviews/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

We have been talking about Shabby Chic design lately because it is more popular now than ever before in every room from bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens and now baths.

It is a nod to the English and French country styles but will give you so much freedom.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Shabby Chic

Shabby Chic Pendants for Kitchens (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

Editor’s Note: Lighting is a unique, personal form of decoration. Another lighting designer wrote about Shabby Chic Chandeliers. Every designer seems to have a different slant on every style and fixture. So read as much as you can. You'll find your own unique style.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen, Shabby Chic

Eclectic Style Lighting for Kitchens (Reviews/Ratings)

by Amy Zuckerman

So, you like to mix finishes and mix styles? I would say you have an eclectic style. It is the most enjoyable and free way to design a kitchen when you’re not held within the boundaries of the “style box”.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen, Eclectic

Best Pendants For White Kitchens (Reviews/Ratings)

by Amy Zuckerman

White kitchens have become popular again. From a lighting perspective you should decide if you want a pop of color or to continue the all white motif.

We'll show you examples of both, so you can decide what better fits your sense of style.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen

Craftsman Style Pendant Lighting (Reviews/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

Today’s take on Craftsman style has open floor plans, reclaimed wood floors and cabinetry, exposed wood beams, and the use of natural stone are all key elements of “Craftsman Style”. Some people just think “Mission Style” when they think “Craftsman”, although there are some similarities they are different.

Lighting fixtures made of unfinished metals and interesting shapes could qualify as Craftsman style. In this article, we’ll look at a few suggestions for your Craftsman home, and show you some Craftsman interior as well.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen, Craftsman

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