3 Common Lighting Mistakes Homeowners Make

Posted on 6/22/17 3:42 PM

Finding the perfect lighting for your home isn't always a simple task. Several factors contribute to what kind of lights you will need for your next project, including the size of your space, what feel or aesthetic you are trying to achieve, and how much natural light or other light is already present. We are here to tell you about three common lighting mistakes homeowners often make and how you can avoid them in your own home. 


How to Create Cohesive Pendant Lighting Clusters

Posted on 6/20/17 3:35 PM

Niche's hand-blown pendants look stunning in multiples. When grouped together, our glass creates an impactful display of modern lighting. Whether you hang several pendants above a dining room table or over a bar, our luxurious lights will serve as the backdrop for your intimate moments. Here are three different ways you can create cohesive pendant lighting clusters in any environment.  


How to Shop for Niche Modern Pendant Lighting

Posted on 4/28/17 1:42 PM

Designing a new space can be stressful, but it doesn't need to be, especially when you follow these simple steps when shopping for the perfect pendant lighting.


The Benefits of Daylight Saving Time and How to Cut Your Energy Costs

Posted on 3/13/17 4:21 PM

Over the weekend, we turned our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. It is a biannual tradition that 1.8 billion people worldwide have been following for decades. The Uniform Time Act became law in 1966 and it mandated that Daylight Saving Time begin nationwide on the last Sunday in April and end on the last Sunday in October. As of March 11, 2007, Daylight Saving Time was extended another five weeks, now spanning from the second Sunday of March to the first Sunday of November.


What Is a Modern Lighting Junction Box?

Posted on 3/13/17 9:00 AM

The modern lighting junction box, or electrical box, is where the electrical wires originate. The junction box is where you will connect the wires to the cord set, and also where the ceiling canopy will attach to support the light fixture. The junction box does not come with the pendant and must be purchased separately. Learn more about alternative ways to hang multiple pendants to get the most out of your junction boxes. Hiring a licensed electrician is always recommended for installing your modern lighting fixtures.


How Do I Connect with a Niche Sales Team Member?

Posted on 3/10/17 3:00 PM

Niche Modern is a small company staffed by real people, like you. Need help with pricing or selecting your perfect pendant? Ask away! Your questions will be happily handled by people who want to see you in the best light possible.


What Is a Modern Lighting Cord Set?

Posted on 3/9/17 4:00 PM

A Niche modern lighting cord set offers more ways to customize your handmade glass pendants through various cord lengths, metal finishes and voltages.


How Long Do Modern Lighting Light Bulbs Last?

Posted on 3/8/17 2:00 PM

Every Niche modern pendant light comes equipped with a standard incandescent bulb chosen for each pendant styleNiche offers other lamping options such as LED and CFL bulbs for energy efficiency and visual aesthetics. Choosing the right type of modern lighting light bulb and installing it properly can help increase your bulb's life.


Can I Install Niche Lighting Fixtures for Outdoor Use?

Posted on 3/7/17 4:00 PM

Niche lighting fixtures are not suitable for outdoor use and are not damp rated. We recommend Niche fixtures for indoor use and for ambient lighting purposes, to be used with other lighting sources for optimal function.


What Is a Modern Lighting Canopy?

Posted on 3/6/17 3:30 PM



A modern lighting canopy is a round metal plate that covers the junction box in the ceiling for a single pendant. Each pendant light comes standard with a 5” domed Black canopy, mounting plate, and screws, which will cover any standard sized opening. Choose from one of our other custom metal finishes — Polished Nickel, Brushed Nickel, and White — to blend in seamlessly with your space!





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