Vendor Feature: The Minka Group

If you’re looking for a lighting vendor with high quality products and unique workmanship with a wide variety of brands, lighting designs, price ranges, and functions, then your search can stop here. The Minka Group is an international lighting vendor committed to producing quality hardware and design. Over time, The Minka Group has become a leader in the decorative lighting

How to Get More Out of Your Houzz Account

A large part of my business is dedicated toward general contractors who are not only representing the company they work for, but for the end user – who in most cases is the homeowner. It can be a precarious balance, and there’s no doubt today’s consumer comes fully armed when they arrive at their decision to purchase. I remember when

Top Colors of 2016

Another holiday season has passed, and we have said goodbye to 2015 and hello to 2016! One of the most fun and exciting times for us at the beginning of each year is the revealing of the New Year’s home color trends. Pantone recently revealed their top colors of 2016, and we couldn’t be more excited to talk color with

A Successful Year at The Lighting Gallery: 2015 in Review

2015 was a big year for The Lighting Gallery – definitely one for the books! We celebrated our 15th year in the business, I hit 25 years in the lighting solution industry, we continued to create and maintain relationships with our valued vendors and contractors, and we made ourselves proud with an incredible amount of views on some of our

5 Tips for Updating Interior Lighting Without Breaking the Bank


Do you ever sit back and enjoy a home décor magazine or go crazy on Pinterest pinning beautiful pictures of interior spaces, dreaming of the changes you wish to make in your own home? If you’re anything like me, this happens on a regular basis. If you’re even more like me, your interior design dreams tend to get put on

5 Trends for the Perfect Thanksgiving Table Settings


Thanksgiving is a beautiful holiday. It’s a time to recognize all you are thankful for and a time to enjoy the company of your loved ones. This holiday is a favorite of mine, not only for the surroundings of good company and delicious food, but also because I love decorating for this special day! Thanksgiving is already just weeks away,

3 Advancements in Lighting Technology

Technology advancement is a hot topic and it’s no different in the lighting industry. In fact, new lighting technology is making possibly the biggest advancements since the LED bulb first came to the market. It is an exciting time for us with new lighting technology advancements, and with the rapid pace of technology changes, it will only become more interesting.

Lighting Vendor Feature: Kichler Lighting

Kichler Lighting provides an incredible selection of stunning lighting solutions for any room – both home and commercial settings. The Lighting Gallery has partnered with Kichler Lighting to ensure you have the very best access to these unique products, including their incredible line of award-winning craftsmanship pieces. These are true statement pieces, and we’re proud to provide you with one

5 Reasons Contractors Choose The Lighting Gallery

The partnerships that I have developed with building and renovating contractors over my 15 years at The Lighting Gallery are a very meaningful part of my business; as I believe my business is to them. I have gained strong relationships with contractors around Minnesota and North Dakota, including Eagle Electric and Roberton Construction, just to name a few. Working with

My Top 7 Expert Lighting Design Tips

Help remodeling dreams come true with a lighting designer on your team.

There are all kinds of lighting options out there. Chandeliers, track lights, LED lights, pendants, wall sconces… the list goes on and on. It’s what makes my job exciting, enjoyable, and rewarding. I know lighting and lighting design can be an element of décor and home restoration that can be overwhelming and stressful. But I’m here to assure you –