About Lighting Decor

Store Front LIGHTING DECOR opened in 2001. The store was established by Victoria Fedorov who has over 20 years of experience in the lighting industry as a salesperson, consultant and designer. The selection of lighting at the store is hand picked to make the store stand out from its competitors. Emphasis is placed on quality, class, design and affordability. The store recieves at least one new item every week to keep up with the changing industry and shifting tastes. Because of that, there are always items on sales, so one can always expect to find a great deal at the store.

The aim of the store is to cater to individual needs based on the size of the house/condo, individual stylistic preferences and budget. The process is rarely straight forward but this individual oriented approach is often satisfsctory in the end. For those uncertain about the style of lighting for their house or those confused by all the variety the industry has to offer, the store may provide free in-house consultation and advice.

Also, feel free to check out our sister-store in Markham, VICTORIA LIGHTING which has been in operation since 1991.

Some Brands We Sell

Crystal
Traditional
Modern
Fans

Contact Lighting Decor

12-136 Winges rd.*

Woodbridge, ON

L4L 6C4

tel. 905 264 0418

Store Hours:

Mon. Fri.
10am-6pm
Tue. Wed.
10am-7pm
Thu.
11am-8pm
Sat.
10am-6pm
Sun.
12noon-5pm
*We are right across CanadianTire facing hwy7 but you can access our store only from an adjacent plaza or from Winges road.
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Our Portfolio

The following are just a few examples of what we have recomended to our customers. Our artistic effort can vary depending on your preference; we can either suggest lighting for an existing interior or give suggestions on interior design based on your selection of lighting.

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Lighting Tips

Choosing a Foyer Chandelier

One of the most frequently asked questions is how big should my foyer chandelier be and how high should I put it. There is no straight forward answer to that question as there is a lot of variation from foyer to foyer which may affect your choice. There are, however, a few general suggestions which are helpful as primary guidelines.

  • To figure out the width of you chandelier you should add the dimensions of your foyer together in feet (i. e. 16 + 18 = 34 inches). That will give you a fairly good estimate of size that you need.
  • As a rule of thumb your foyer chandelier should not be lower than 7 feet from the ground floor but if you have high enough ceilings (i. e. 16-18 feet) you can increase this minimum to 8-9 feet.

Foyer chandeliers are usually multitiered having at least two tiers but there are many modern lights to which this would not apply and you would have to use your intuition or seek professional advice to make a suitable selection.

Remember, although these are considered to be the industry rules of thumb they should be treated as suggested guidelines only. We have found that real installations vary considerably due to personal preferences as well as house dimensions. You can always drop by our store and ask our knowledgeable staff if you have any ideas or concerns to discuss.

Choosing a Dining Room Chandelier

Questions about dining room chandeliers are, perhaps, as frequent and as important as questions about foyer lighting. As with foyer lighting there are a few guidelines we can suggest to help you navigate all the variety the industry has to offer and make a suitable selection.

  • You should start by calculating dimensions similarly to how you calculate dimensions for foyer lighting (by adding dimensions in feet). Keep in mind that dimensions of your chandelier will heavily depend on dimensions of your table (you should not make your chandelier wider than your table). Also, there are modern fixtures that don't have round shape so this rule would not apply.
  • To get appropriate wattage you should multiply both sides of the room in feet and multiply the product by 1.5 and round up (i. e. 12 x 14 x 1.5 = 252 watts, this would give you 300 watts after rounding). This rule generally works for most rooms.
  • Another important issue is the minimum distance from your table to the chandelier. This minimum should be at least 30 inches but you can make it higher if your ceilings permit.

Treat these rules as a starting point and don't get too fixated on following them to the letter. You can bring your floor plans or pictures of your room to our store and we will help you figure it out.

Wall Lights

One of the most common wall light uses is for bathrooms or powder rooms. It is not uncommon to see chandeliers used in bathrooms and powder rooms but wall lighting still remains an important attribute of any bathroom or powder room. Here's what we can suggest.

  • For a smaller bathroom with a single wall light the width of the light should be at least 24 inches and the light should be mounted over the mirror.
  • For bigger bathrooms (with two sinks) there should be either one long wall light centered above the sinks or two smaller lights centered over each sink (this may be a more viable option since finding one really long light to suit your taste may be problematic).

Another use for wall lights is for outdoor illumination. Aside from illumination, wall lights can greatly add to security of your home. Here are our suggestions.

  • You can have two wall lights on each side of the front door mounted at least 66 inches from the porch or one light on the keyhole side.
  • If you require illumination around your house space wall lights 8-10 feet apart and position them 66 inches from the ground.

Open Concept Homes

The issue of open concept interiors has become a source of major headaches for quite a few people moving into a new house or condo. Instinctively, people think that the lights should match throughout the house but quickly fall into too-much-of-the-same-trap and eventually get stuck not knowing what to do. One way to deal with this issue is to draw imaginary walls and keep each space as a separate space (i. e. kitchen/breakfast area, living room, entrance etc). That way you would match (i. e. get fixtures from the same family) fixtures for each of the spaces. Depending on the openness of your house you could then change lighting styles for each of the spaces. But from our experience with open concept homes it is difficult to add too much stylistic variety and people end up keeping their fixtures in more or less the same style (i. e. modern , traditional) throughout.