Crate & Barrel's First-Ever Full-Service Restaurant Features 62 Hand-Crafted Niche Pendants

Posted on 7/19/19 1:15 PM

Everyone’s favorite home goods store is back with an exciting new venture. Crate & Barrel, which has over 100 retail stores in the United States and Canada, has just opened its first full-service restaurant, where customers can see their product offerings in a practical setting.

Called The Table at Crate, this modern casual dining experience is only available in the Oak Brook, Illinois store. So how did this meticulously designed restaurant come to be filled with 62 hand-crafted glass pieces from Niche?



Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Niche's Glass-blower, Lukas

Posted on 7/16/19 12:21 PM

Meet Lukas, one of Niche's glass-blowers! Read his employee spotlight to learn more about his role at Niche and what he enjoys doing in his spare time.


Updated Headquarters for Wealth Management Company Features Handmade Pendants

Posted on 7/10/19 2:30 PM

A wealth management company with headquarters in San Francisco underwent a complete transformation thanks to Studio Munroe and Jennifer Tulley. It now features both private and public spaces for staffers to concentrate and collaborate how they see fit.



Celebrating U.S. Made Products on Independence Day

Posted on 7/4/19 3:30 PM

In honor of Independence Day, we'd like to take a moment to talk about the importance of supporting U.S. made products. At Niche, we take pride in the fact that behind every handmade pendant light is a team of talented, detail oriented, and patient designers, artists, and technicians. Every single glass pendant light that comes from Niche is made, not manufactured by a staff who is committed to delivering our signature products with the highest standards in mind. 


Flash Sale: All Pharos Pendants Now 40% Off

Posted on 7/3/19 4:24 PM

To celebrate Independence Day and the importance of supporting handmade products in the USA, we've just announced a Flash Sale! For a limited time, we're discounting some of our most popular pendant lights for you. From now until July 7, you can take 40% off our Pharos pendant lights. Just use the code FLASH40PHA at checkout!



July's Bold Shape of the Month: The Trove

Posted on 7/1/19 4:52 PM

Last month we featured Niche's signature Bell Jar and Bella pendants. This month, we are featuring the angular Trove pendant. Available in several classic and bold color options, this light can be hung on its own, clustered in multiples, or paired with the three other complementary shapes in the Crystalline Series to create stunning visual arrangements in any setting.



Be Original Americas' Fellows Get Hands-On Glass-Blowing Experience at Niche HQ

Posted on 6/27/19 3:41 PM

Be Original Americas is a campaign devoted to educating and influencing design professionals and manufacturers on the economic and ethical value of authentic design while protecting and investing in its future. Niche is a proud member, joining the fight with over 100 well-known and respected brands.

Be Original Americas is hosting a Design Fellowship. Over the course of seven weeks, this year's fellows, Nino Chambers and Claire Lin, have the opportunity to learn about all facets of creating innovative, high-quality products through hands-on, in-the-field learning. For two days last week, they spent time at Niche's headquarters and fully immersed themselves in our design operation.


Modern Rustic Farmhouse in Colorado Mountains Features Handmade Lighting

Posted on 6/25/19 3:07 PM

This modern rustic farmhouse nestled in the mountains of Colorado belongs to interior designer Julie Roitman of Studio XO. With her design expertise, Roitman knew she wanted her family home to be filled with light and to draw inspiration from the natural surroundings. 

The result is an 8,700-square-foot oasis that sits on the 18th hole of the Tom Fazio Course, overlooking stunning views of the land. It features exterior elements like stone walls that help bridge the gap between the indoors and outdoors. For additional brightness, handmade Niche pendants illuminate the cozy-yet-chic interior.


See How the Encalmo Pendant Light Is Handmade in Our State-of-the-Art Hot Shop

Posted on 6/21/19 10:00 AM

It is our pleasure to introduce the latest addition to Niche's hand-blown pendant line: the Encalmo. Created by implementing the Venetian technique of fusing two separate entities of glass into one single piece, the Encalmo Grand and Petite celebrates inspired, sensual design. The Encalmo is available in both pendant and sconce form in our Gray-Crystal color combination.

Every Encalmo silhouette is handmade by a team of talented glass artisans in our state-of-the-art Hot Shop. Learn more about our glass-blowing process to see how this stunning shape comes to life.



Virginia Home Illuminated by Handmade Niche Pendant Lighting

Posted on 6/19/19 1:38 PM

With help from Studio Snaidero, a home in Arlington, Virginia underwent an incredible transformation. Take a tour of this spectacular home and see all of the rooms illuminated by Niche lighting.






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