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Add Vintage Charm to Your Home

Vintage design elements can bring a unique vibe to your home. Whether it’s reserved for one room or a pattern found throughout your home, vintage never goes out of style. At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we have a large selection of vintage and customized home decor products and antique light fixtures. Bring timeless warmth to your…

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Vintage Lighting for Your Kitchen

Is the style of your kitchen outdated? When you’ve lived in a home for many years, there comes a time when you start thinking about a redesign. Yet, where will you get the money for an overhaul? Sometimes, it’s the small changes that make the biggest difference. Maybe the room needs to be repainted or…

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Why Choose Restored Lighting?

We are New England’s exclusive lighting, restoration, repair and lamp shade boutique. Our team has a passion for helping customers find the perfect lighting for their homes, whether that is a restored chandelier circa 1900 or a customized lamp. Someone who has never visited our store may wonder, why should I consider lighting restoration? Celebrate…

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Restoring Treasured Vintage Lanterns

Restoration Lighting Gallery recently restored twelve large vintage indoor lanterns. These lanterns were in dire need of repair and TLC. The talented craftsmen at Restoration Lighting Gallery repaired, rewired and refinished each one by hand. Many of the lanterns had broken and missing glass panels and the electrical components had to be rewired. Each lantern…

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Own a Piece of History

Every light has a story and every story is unique. When you buy a piece from Restoration Lighting Gallery, you own a piece of history. Each light has heart, soul and memories and was brought back to light by our expert craftsmen. We carry an array of period style pieces in a variety of styles….

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The Design of the 1930’s Come To Light With Art Deco Lighting

Art Deco is a visual arts design style that first appeared in France during the 1920’s and was popular throughout the 30’s and 40’s. Art Deco emerged from the Interwar period where there was rapid industrial growth. The result was a style that embraced technology with machine imagery and bold geometric shapes. In America, the…

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American Machine Age Lighting

American Machine Age is a term associated with the early 20th century (1918-1941), and was deeply rooted in the Industrial Age in America. Key developments of the American Machine Age include, mass production of high volume products such as cars, radio and phonograph technology, long distance travel by train, aircraft and automobiles and modern war…

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Tis The Season To Be Melancholy?

Even though it’s the time of year for red and green, we have some “Noir” pieces that will light up your home! Noir, French for black, was coined in the 40’s and 50’s as a genre of literature and cinema. It is also used to describe high-end fashion that is primarily black and draws inspiration…

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Asian Influences in Vintage Design

Asian-influenced lighting, furniture and decor are perennial designer favorites. We have several beautiful restored antique and vintage lamps, vases and home accents in the store that were inspired by Asian design. Check out this snapshot from inside the Restoration Lighting Gallery Hartford showroom!  This is just a small sampling of the Asian-inspired collection on display….

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Why Choose Vintage and Antique Lighting?

One of the best ways to reduce your imprint on the earth is to re-use and re-purpose items.  When you select restored vintage or antique lighting, you are reusing something that may have been long forgotten or unused.  We hand-pick beautiful lamps, chandeliers and sconces and restore them to their original beauty.  Best of all, you are adding…

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