Mark Okun, General Manager at Restoration Lighting Gallery, shows Scot Haney from WSFB's Better Connecticut how to switch the look of your room with one simple switch...a switch of your lamp shade! With the right shade, your lamp can look stunning and add to your home's design esthetic. Here at Restoration Lighting Gallery, we like to call ourselves the ice cream shop of lamp shades—we have nearly every flavor lamp shade in stock. We carry over 1,000 lamp shades—every style, color, design and size! We can even make your shade to order with virtually any fabric or material -- yours or ours!
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Why settle for the same old gifts? Shop Connecticut Lighting Centers and Restoration Lighting Gallery for affordable fun, cool stuff for everyone on your list. Scot from WFSB goes on a treasure hunt for Holiday Gift Ideas at Restoration Lighting Gallery. Unique, vintage and antique items include mirrors, home decor and much more!
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Mark Okun, General Manager, shows you how to dress up your lamp with a new lamp shade and finial. With over 1000 shades in stock, Restoration Lighting Gallery offers lamp shades in every "flavor" - shape, size, fabric and color. You can even bring in your own fabric to have a shade custom made to match your drapes, bedspread, living room sofas - anything! He also shows you how to "top off your lamp" with a new finial.
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Lighting Restoration at Deerfield Academy
Restoration Lighting Gallery was invited to Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA to restore the original 1930's chandeliers and sconces, as well as adding replica lighting to enhance the look of the building. The lights were in poor condition - untouched since the 1930s!
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Custom Lighting at Grand Home in Avon, CT
Mark Okun, General Manager at Restoration Lighting Gallery, showcases a custom lighting project from a grand home in Avon, CT with Scot Haney from WFSB. Custom lighting includes cast Italian chandeliers with hand cut crystals and matching sconces in main foyer. In the kitchen, smaller chandeliers hang from the ceiling with matching sconces to complete the look. Restoration Lighting Gallery professionally installed all chandeliers.
Lights "Made To Order" at Masse's Ocean Bar and Grille
When it comes time to renovate your home or business, finding the right team really makes or breaks the project. When it came time to shed some new light on Masse's Ocean Bar and Grille in Chicopee, Massachusetts, they called in the experts at Restoration Lighting Gallery in Hartford, Connecticut. Mark Okun, General Manager, helped this family-owned and operated business create the exact look they were looking for with made-to-order chandeliers, wall sconces, porthole lights and more. Explore the project with WFSB Channel 3 Better Connecticut's host, Kara Sundlun and Restoration Lighting Gallery's General Manager, Mark Okun.
Restoration Lighting Gallery on WFSB's Better Connecticut
Restoration Lighting Gallery in Hartford, CT helps set your home's mood with a selection of lighting unparalleled in the area. Scot Haney, from WFSB's Better Connecticut, stops by the Restoration Lighting Gallery showroom to meet with Mark Okun, General Manager. They take a look at the many different styles of restored vintage, antique and period style lighting available.
How To Define Your Style With Lighting
Is the style of your home hip and contemporary? Or maybe your style is more warm and traditional? The lighting in your space is perhaps the most important element to define your style. Neil Fleisher of Connecticut Lighting Centers and Mark Okun of Restoration Lighting Gallery explain how to choose the right style and layer the lighting in your home to create the ambiance you're looking for. They also show off unique home accents - both new and restored vintage - mirrors, wine caddies, votives, candle holders, sculptures, desk accents and more.
Restoring an Heirloom at Restoration Lighting Gallery
Every light has a story, and every story is unique. Watch as the skilled craftsmen at Restoration Lighting Gallery transform this 1940's European chandelier from dusty and dull to gorgeous and glowing.
How to Update & Restore Antique Lighting Fixtures
Mark Okun, General Manager of Restoration Lighting Gallery, part of the Connecticut Lighting Centers Family, show WTNH's CT Style hosts, Sonia Baghdady and Desiree Fontaine, how you can update antique lighting fixtures to make them safe while maintaining a beautiful, classic look. Watch Mark explain how the skilled craftsmen at Restoration Lighting Gallery can transform old lighting into a masterpiece - ranging from a flea market find to your grandmother's piece in the attic.
Add Antique Lighting to a Modern Home
Mark Okun, General Manager, and David Director, President, from Restoration Lighting Gallery, part of the Connecticut Lighting Centers Family, show WTNH's CT Style host, Sonia Baghdady, how they can make any antique fixture or lamp suitable for the modern home. Mark aslo explains how you can bring art into the home with lighting by bringing a photo or item you love to Restoration Lighting Gallery and having a custom piece built for you.
Restoration of the Great Church Light at Rocky Hill Congregational Church
Restoration Lighting Gallery in Hartford, CT restored and repaired the Great Church Light at Rocky Hill Congregational Church in Rocky Hill, CT in time for their Easter service in 2008. This video shows all the details of the restoration and reinstallation.
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