In my continuing quest to showcase our vast offering of vendor lighting options, I’d love to share the design possibilities presented by the Hinkley Lighting Company.
The Hinkley Lighting Company has been on a mission to “keep our lives aglow” since 1922, and in 93 years this family-owned and -operated company located in America’s heartland has developed a bountiful catalog of substantial light fixture designs that are noted for being stylish and versatile. As you browse the Hinkley inventory, you’ll be presented with options to express your sense of glamour, whimsy, innovation, and practicality. Hinkley Lighting designs span the worlds of:
- Arts and crafts
- Classic and traditional
- Flush and semi-flush ceiling mounts
Hinkley Lighting pieces are labeled with symbols to indicate:
- Transitional – Comes standard to accept florescent bulbs, but can be fitted for LED
- Handicap – Extends four inches or less from the wall
- INV – Invisible hardware hidden on the backplate
- T24 – Rated to meet CA energy commission regulations
Many of the Hinkley collections are offered with extensive variation in design, modalities, and materials that make designing choices easy to visualize while expanding the potential options for interior and exterior lighting. Let’s explore the intriguing world of Hinkley Lighting.
The Gatsby chandelier introduces a combination of elegance, dramatic linear design, and when outfitted with classic filament bulbs, a soft warm glow to your environment. The line of Congress chandeliers, sconces, and pendants continues this architecturally defined theme with a more casual and traditional ambiance and several design variations.
For a touch of glamour, let’s look at Bentley. This sophisticated collection incorporates the use of tantalizing drop-crystal accents and silk-trimmed shades with a variety of gorgeous finish and design options. The whimsical Nest collection of pendants, sconces, and chandeliers is inspired by natural twiggy patterns, and is produced with the organic elegance of oil-rubbed bronze or a silver leaf finish complemented by distressed white scavo etched glass, while the gorgeous Gemma collection features stunning rectangular prisms of amber pearl and clear crystal set within a frame of vintage bronze or silver leaf.
If you’re attracted to lighting fixtures with a modern touch, let’s take a look at the Chloe sconce with a stunning floating Piastra glass design that exudes an enchanting glow or the Cirrus pendant with its contemporary, undulating, and curvaceous design in ivory fabric. Bijou chandeliers express a modern, Euro-chic design with clean, laser-cut lines of polished nickel set against elegant and dramatic strands of crystal beads with several design variation options to suit your décor.
When it comes to making a sleek statement, sconces should definitely be considered. The Daphne collection introduces dramatic texture to your interior environment with contemporary pocket style bubble-art glass sconces set on your choice of a sleek chrome, brushed nickel, or bronze-finished backplate, and for an attractive modern exterior lighting choice, let us consider the sleek dark sky design of Cascade.
Arts & Crafts
The Chatfield collection is a fine example of East Coast traditional style with large panels of seedy glass, tiered candles, and substantial aluminum construction featuring a mansard roof and corner post finials. The Hudson collection features etched opal glass and an oil-rubbed aluminum metal design that makes this versatile lighting fixture compatible with arts and craft, Asian, and modern design themes.
Hinkley’s Plantation collection is considered one of their design staples with luxurious and exotic pineapple-shaped glass and elaborately decorative cast-metal detailing. The Barcelona chandelier exudes the grandeur of classical design with natural alabaster and faceted crystals, and for a southwestern ambiance, let’s ponder the Casa collection, which features pendants, sconces, and lampposts with unique scavo glass and hand-forged twisted wrought iron.
Hinkley Lighting offers a plethora of finely crafted lighting fixtures to suit a wide variety of design tastes. Scrolling through the tantalizing Hinkley Lighting inventory is sure to be a browsing session filled with imagination and sheer pleasure.