christina

Christina

Lighting Specialist - 7 years of interior design experience

An avid "picker", Christina enjoys rummaging through estate sales, garage sales, old storage sheds, or where ever she can rescue vintage treasures for refurbishing.  She'd be delighted to help you update and rejuvenate your home with new lighting and décor.

Email Me | 608-661-1509


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Lighting Specialist
  • BS in Business Marketing, University of Texas - San Antonio
  • First Job: Waitress at Ponderosa Steakhouse

Design Advice:
The colors and design of a home should be a reflection of the people who live inside.

danielle

Danielle

Lighting Specialist - 19 years of lighting design experience

Danielle’s singular professional focus has been in lighting, but we can’t understand how she keeps her amateur status in all things fun.

Email Me | 608-661-1503


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Lighting Specialist
  • First Job: "Brat Babe”, Montello Foods

Design Advice:

Two rules for a successful lighting design:

  1. Don't tell people everything you know.
connie

Connie

Lighting Specialist - 14 years of lighting design experience

Connie is both an accomplished artist and holds an interior design degree. We’re not sure she ever even uses her left brain.

Email Me | 608-661-1507


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • Madison College Interior Design degree
  • First Job: fireworks sales, Uncle Sam’s

Design Advice:
Creativity is no substitute for knowing what you're doing.

mary-ellen

Mary Ellen

Lighting Specialist - 19 years of lighting design experience

Mary Ellen has over 20 years of experience designing, building and selling model homes. She must have started when she was 10.

Email Me | 608-661-1512


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • First Job: ice cream scooper, Happy Joe’s

Design Advice:
A room without lighting is like, you know, night.

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Lovisa

Lighting Specialist - 12 years of lighting design experience

Lovisa’s prior experience working for a home builder proves invaluable when the all too cryptic construction lingo starts flying. With her there’s never any confusion that blind nailing is nailing performed by the visually impaired or that a butt joint is…well you get the point.

Email Me | 608-661-1504


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • UW Stout, Interior Design
  • First Job: cleaning specialist, Champion Cleaners

Design Advice:
Teamwork is essential; it allows you to blame someone else.

sue

Sue

Lighting Specialist - 13 years of lighting design experience

Sue has rejoined us after a five-year vacation, completely refreshed and ready to address all your lighting questions and needs.

Email Me | 608-661-1505


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • Dominican College, Racine WI
  • First Job: waitress at Imperiali’s

Design Advice:
Nothing is as bad or as good as it seems; work with it, change it, update it, make it yours.

linda

Linda

Lighting Specialist - 2 years of lighting design experience

An experienced interior designer and certified home staging expert, Linda has now focused her keen eye on lighting. Let her show you how to “stage” your home as you continue to live in it.

Email Me | 608-661-1510


Advanced Knowledge:

  • Northern Illinois University, Interior Design
  • Accredited, Staging Professional Master (ASPM)
  • First Job: Housekeeping Facilitator, Marriot Hotels

Design Advice:
Spread some light and shine!

sheri

Sheri

Lighting Specialist - 27 years of lighting design experience

We actually believe Sheri intended to retire when she move from Portland to Madison a few years ago, but she wandered into our store one day and the lighting bug bit her again. No one’s allowed to mention the “R” word around her, so please don’t bring it up.

Email Me | 608-661-1514


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Lighting Specialist
  • University of Oregon, Theater & Speech
  • First Job: March of Dimes, executive secretary

Design Advice:
Good design is really simple, that’s why it’s so complicated.

Nicole

Lighting Specialist - 1 years of lighting design experience

 

Email Me | 608-661-1508

Advanced Knowledge:

Design Advice:

Essie

Lighting Specialist - 9 years of interior design experience

One of the most pleasant and gracious people you'll ever meet, Essie has an eclectic background in horseback riding, restaurants, olive oil and all things country chic. Yet in surprising contrast, she recently displayed a willingness for impulsive risk taking by offering to buy a house sight unseen! Although with her talent, no matter its condition, it probably wasn't really much of a risk. Stay tuned.

Email Me | 608-661-1511


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Lighting Specialist
  • Interior Design degree, New York School of Interior Design
  • First Job: Studio A Design, NYC

Design Advice:
Trust yourself, you have better taste than you think you have.

tyler

Tyler

Lighting Specialist - 4 years of lighting design experience

Tyler is excited about returning to Madison and joining the family business , but he didn't anticipate he'd still have to do five push-ups for every minute he's late.

Email Me | 608-661-1506


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • University of Minnesota, BA
  • First Job: Warehouse Activity Facilitator (grunt), Madison Lighting

Design Advice:
Accessorizing counts as exercise!

dan

Dan

Lighting Specialist - 38 years of lighting design experience

Although Dan’s focus is on multi-family projects and production builders, he’s actually better suited for motorcycles, ribs, and country music.

Email Me | 608-661-1523


Advanced Knowledge:

  • ALA Certified Lighting Specialist
  • First Job: seafood chef, Nino’s Steakhouse

Design Advice:
Warning; only half of all lighting designers are good at math, and the other two-thirds don't care.

Roberto

Technical Support and Service - 29 years of lighting related experience

It’s really hard to narrow what “Berto” does down to a singular job title or description, but we know when he’s done, whatever the problem was has been fixed.

Email Me | 608-661-1520


Advanced Knowledge:

  • First Job: dance instructor

Design Advice:
When your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

galen

Galen

Distribution & Support

A perpetual whirlwind of activity, we can’t focus Galen on any one job activity long enough to pick a favorite. Within the same hour you’re likely to find him working in the warehouse, working with customers on the showroom floor, delivering orders, repairing fixtures, and building displays. We’re actually delighted his photo isn’t just a blur.

Email Me | 608-661-1517


Advanced Knowledge:

  • First Job: Paper route

Design Advice:
Less is more…more or less.

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