Dachshund vs Drone and Your Zen Stone
A number of our customers and friends have met the newest member of our team, Duchess the Dachshund. A bit high strung, she’s a perfect compliment to Freida — who’s the personification of “cool as a cucumber.” Speaking of keeping your personal barometer under control this summer, we are offering special pricing — up to 25% — on all ceiling fans, both indoor and outdoor models. Featuring our tops brands: The Modern Fan Company, Minka Aire and Fanimation, order today for quick delivery. Simply visit the links, then call us at (513) 421-1901 or visit us in our new lighting and furniture showroom at 312 West Fourth Street.
End of Season Furniture Savings
We’re making room for new 2018 furniture models from Driade Sancal Antonello Italia Sangiacomo Saba Mater and Thayer Coggin so it’s the perfect time to visit us for special saving on good condition floor models. Refresh your favorite room with a new sofa, table or chair. Our sales team is eager to work with you to transform your space. Make an appointment for an in-store consultation today: (513) 421-1901 or Drew@switchcollection.com.
And now for the stone: Switch is thrilled to feature Driade’s Koishi in our showroom! Renown Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa makes it possible for the discerning to achieve Zen in unique spaces and places. A serene companion to your yoga mat, green tea and bamboo shoots, Koishi is visually light but substantive enough to ground your space and thoughts. Available in inviting orange, white and light blue, Koishi will fast become your focal point for hours of relaxation.
2015 DAAP Industrial Design Student Showcase
Today Switch is pleased to be hosting the 2015 DAAP Industrial Design Students from University of Cincinnati. For the past few years, Switch has been taking part in the student’s final project by way of offering our lighting knowledge and expertise. The project is for the students to create their own unique lighting fixture. Here’s a few from the past year we loved:
Be sure to stop into the showroom tonight (Friday, April 24) between 6:00 and 9:00 PM to check out the student’s work as well as meet them and discuss their works!
Home & Garden Show Series: Plumage
Tomorrow marks the first day of this year’s Cincinnati Home & Garden Show! We’ve been very busy setting up our booth and getting everything ready for you all!
Today we are going to share with you the star of our booth this year: Plumgae by Axo Light.
Inspired by the feathers of a tropical bird, Plumage is sure to be a showstopper! It is available in various solid colors, or even a multicolored version, which is the one we chose to headline our booth! Take a look at part of the install process we’ve been working so hard on:
We hope to see all your wonderful faces at the show this weekend! We’re booth number 1201, so be sure to stop by and check out the PLumage and all our other fantastic fixtures. You can even stop into our showroom during regular business hours to pick up $6 DISCOUNT TICKETS! Call us at (513)721-8100 for any questions you may have.
Inspiration: Transitional Fixtures
Inspiration: Flush Mounts
Today we are going to share some inspiration for you all in the form of flush mounts. Flush mounts may not seem like the most exciting form of lighting. Often pendants and suspension pieces acquire most of the attention. Flush mounted fixtures can also offer a wonderful aesthetic while not going overboard or blocking your line of sight. Take a look at some of our favorites:
5 Last Minute Gifts From Switch
Still have a few gifts to figure our before the holidays? Check out these suggestions we have in stock, and ready to go home with you today!
Our first suggestion is the Pablo Pixo. At only $199, this desk lamp is perfect for any students on your list. It has versatile maneuverability, and features a USB port, so you can even charge your phone or other devices from it!
Number two is another wonderful lamp from Pablo. It’s the LIM360! LIM360 is able to turn a full 360 degrees, making it ideal for a workspace, and, like it’s little brother, it also boasts of a USB port. At $310 it’s sure to be a pleaser!
Number three on our list is the Lighthouse Oil Lamp by Menu. It’s perfect for anyone with outdoor spaces and comes in three different sizes! The best part is that it starts at only $90!
Fourth on our list is the magnificent Edison the Petit by Fatboy. This is a great gift for anyone who enjoys camping or the outdoors in general. The user is able to charge up Edison the Petit, then unplug him and take him anywhere! He will stay charged for a full 8 hours! Pick one up for only $89 at Switch!
Last but no least, take a look at Take by Kartell. Take comes in a range of colors, and makes a perfect accent piece! Stop in and grab one for only $125 at Switch!
Inspiration: Holiday Red
Copper is Coming!
Inspiration: Sculptural ‘Art’ Fixtures
Here at Switch we carry a variety of lighting fixtures that are so unique and so sculptural they can be considered pieces of art. Using these fixtures can be a great way to incorporate art into your home or business while also providing needed lighting! Take a look at a few of our favorite artistic pieces:
Inspiration: Using Bold Colors
Today we are sharing some inspiration with you all for incorporating bold colored fixtures into your homes and designs! One important thing to keep in mind when using bold colors is to make sure you’re not going overboard with them. Too many contrasting colors can be overwhelming, as well as too much of the same color. Generally bold colors work best when they are used more as a focal point or accent amongst muted colors such as white, grey, or tan. Take a look at a few designs where bold colored fixtures are used well: