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7 Dreamy Bathroom Ideas from Love It or List It Vancouver

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Think your bathroom is a bit blah? Here are 7 bathrooms that received a face lift from the Love It or List It team to inspire you. Mixing Metals There’s a common misconception that all the metals in one space need to match. In reality, mixing different metals brings an extra layer of interest to this bathroom. Lighting used: Hinkley 3174OZ Floating Shelves   When you are short on space, look vertically. These floating shelves over the toilet add much…

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Annual Fall Blowout Event!

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Join us for our Fall Blowout Lighting Sales this Saturday, September 23rd! Almost everything will be on sale, with savings up to 80%. Design Lighting’s Fall 2017 Sale details will not be released until Saturday morning, but here’s a sneak peak of some items that we will be discounting. Limited quantity of each model, so be sure to come early for best selection. Complimentary lunch will be available from 11 am.   Starting a renovation in your home? Enter to WIN a designer…

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CONTEST + Sustainable Surfaces

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Featuring The Eco Floor Store The Eco Floor Store is British Columbia’s largest showroom of eco-friendly flooring and wall coverings. They supply and install beautiful and sustainable surfaces in award-winning residential, retail and commercial spaces throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and across North America. The Eco Floor Store has supplied and installed their surfaces on several hit television series, including Love It or List It Vancouver, Property Brothers, Tiny House Nation and You Can’t Turn That Into a House. Make sure…

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CONTEST + How Starting with a Statement Piece Creates an Enchanting Master Bedroom

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Featuring Designer Carmel Beckman The power of the right lighting fixture can and should be the launching point for any home renovation. This idea is one that has shaped our upcoming contest ‘See Your Home in a New Light’ and hopefully your next home renovation. Design Lighting has worked with many designers over the years and one that stands out is designer and client, Carmel Beckman. Read on as we walk through her recent project and how the power of…

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CONTEST: See Your Home in a New Light

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Design Lighting – Enter to Win a ‘See Your Home in a New Light’ OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS *No purchase necessary. Contest ends September 25, 2017. Entrants will win a design package of $1000 Gift Certificate from Design Lighting and $1000 Gift Certificate from The Eco Floor Store and an in home design consultation from Beckman Designs (no cash value).   ELIGIBILITY The “See your Home in a New Light” (The contest) is open to persons who are residents…

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Love It or List It Vancouver – Using Lighting as Artwork

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Over the past two seasons, Design Lighting has teamed up with Love It or List It Vancouver to provide all of the decorative lighting for Jillian Harris’s amazing renovations. Working with Jillian and her team has been very exciting, as she is not afraid to pick lighting that makes a bold statement. The pieces that we’ve used definitely make an impact and draws in the eye for a very pleasing finished project, acting as a piece of art. Here’s a…

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Lighting Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

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Lighting trends rise and fall just as trends do in the fashion industry. Every January we head off to Dallas to one of the largest lighting shows in North America to choose what fixtures and home décor items to bring into our showroom. Here are some of the trends we saw. Feiss F2958/3SN Oversized Fixtures Lighting is so much more than utilitarian. Just changing the size of a fixture can change the dynamic of a room. This January we saw…

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Top Ten Fixtures of 2016

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The year 2016 is not over yet, but here are the top ten fixtures that have sold in our showroom over the last year: Dining Room 1. Minka Parsons Studio 5-light chandelier in smoked iron This fixture has a lot going for it. First off, its transitional style makes it a chameleon, letting it fit into almost any décor. The white glass shades diffuse the bulb creating a nice soft glow. Its excellent price point is just a bonus.    …

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How to have a successful buying experience

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Living in the rainy Lower Mainland requires proper working windshield wipers for your car. A few months ago, I had to replace mine. I made a quick trip to my local Canadian Tire. There they handed me a giant book in which I looked up the make, model and year of my car. It told me the exact size I needed and the brands that had that size. From there I was able to choose the best ones in my…

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Our History

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How was Design Lighting born? In 2016 Design Lighting celebrated our 16th anniversary. It was a time to reflect back on how we got to where we are today. Here is our story: After spending several years as an electrician and sales person, Bill Dehaas and his wife Caroline decided to venture out on their own. Design Lighting opened its doors to the commercial lighting industry in 2000. With loyal, committed customers and a unique personal service, Bill was able…

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