Capitol Lighting Insider Favorites

Who better to ask for the unadulterated truth and illuminating insider information, than the ones who know lighting best?

Hear it from the pros. Capitol Lighting’s most knowledgeable lighting professionals bare it all

Top salespeople give us their no-holes-barred honest opinions as to the best lighting fixtures and their favorite vendors.  Get an insider’s look at what the pros are saying and find illuminating advice from the experts.

 Top 7 Lighting Fixtures



Monorail systems from Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting offer endless design possibilities.  Track heads and pendant lights are easy to install and adjust to custom-designed linear or curved rail systems that are high-tech and versatile. Go for simple or elaborate configurations with intricate and innovative options.  If you like clean, contemporary illumination, Dave Ake in Boca Raton will help you refine your style!

Insider Favorite of Dave Ake

 “I like the monorail systems from Tech and LBL–they are so versatile and the clean modern design provides an outstanding show of illuminating effects and a custom-designed look…and that is what good lighting is about.”

Dave has over 25 years in the lighting and electrical distribution industry.  His service and attention to detail are greatly appreciated by all commercial and residential lighting customers. Count on Dave to help you find the perfect crystal chandelier, ceiling fan, energy-efficient lighting and, of course, high-tech LED lighting systems.  Dave’s ingenuity and illuminating suggestions will guide you to a lighting design that is all your own.








“Muse” from Corbett Lighting has an illustrious finish and shines supreme with LED or xenon light sources.  Hand-carved iron with a Tranquility silver leaf finish and polished stainless accents add to the brilliant artistry in illumination.

Insider Favorite of Mike Bitchatcho

This exquisite finish and multi-layered geometric design with the hand-cut faceted crystal center has proven to be a showcase piece in some of the most luxurious homes. 

Mike has been an expert lighting designer for over 28 years.  Originally from the Bowery in New York City, Mike can be counted on for innovative lighting plans for all upscale residential and commercial lighting design applications.







701240ST_lg beveled arcs

The epitome of elegance and excellence, Fine Art Lamp’s “Beveled Arcs” satisfies the craving for unique and divine design.  This oblong crystal chandelier shines with distinction in a Warm Muted silver leaf finish with Fine Art Lamp’s trademark handmade glass and beveled crystal accents.

Insider Favorite of Betty Bricks

I just love the curves and sparkling crystal entwined with the sophisticated design and illustrious finish.

With over 33 years of experience in the lighting industry, Betty can be counted on for her expert advice and unique artistic vision. Her care and warm personality are appreciated by interior designers, builders and all her residential lighting customers.






176-718 chimera

“Chimera” features a swirling blend of chain and crystal infused with movement and ethereal glamour.  The Tranquility silver leaf finish and handcrafted iron frame flaunt a spiral drape of nickel and crystal tassels that is neatly entwined between clear tubular glass.

Insider Favorite of Joe Deluca

A fantastic design with a fluid composition incorporating crystal and a stylized finished frame that commands attention.  This chandelier is a winner. 

In lighting sales and design since 1968, Joe Deluca (JD) earned his Interior Design degree from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design.  He enjoys sharing his expertise with residential and commercial clients, as well as architects, builders and designers.







157-05 flirt corbett

“Flirt” from Corbett Lighting features Amethyst Rock crystal with clear crystal and nickel jewelry chain draped majestically around a handcrafted iron frame.  The Morden silver leaf finish with polished stainless steel accents exhibits a fashion-forward sophistication.

Insider Favorite of Judi Gottlieb

I fell in love with the “Flirt” chandelier from Corbett.  Like a favorite jewel necklace, the appeal lies in the jewelry designer who brought this chandelier to light.  I admire the multiple chain drapes, and I am still trying to duplicate the look around my own neck!

Judi brings over 30 years of experience in the residential lighting industry.  A full-service lighting professional, Judi’s strong background in functional and decorative lighting comes through in every lighting plan she fashions.






162-47 Bliss Corbett

“Bliss” from Corbett Lighting features a Topaz leaf finish with White Pearl glass shades and handcrafted iron.  The Brazilian Rock crystal with Smoked crystal medallions attractively pairs with nickel and crystal tassels for a show-stopping presentation.

Insider Favorite of Lawrence Morgan

Brazilian Rock crystal and an eclectic fusion of texture, geometric configurations and offshoots in multiple directions work brilliantly and excite the imagination of those with a spirit of adventure.

Lawrence is a lighting professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry.  He can be counted on for his outstanding architecture and landscape lighting design expertise, as well as decorative interior lighting design schemes for commercial and residential applications.








“Crystal Empire” from Swarovski is a fascination in Energy Smart LED illumination and modern style with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and striking leather bands available in a choice of six fashion-forward hues.

Insider Favorite of Dan Silver

Custom built to order, this pendant captures attention with structural crystalline bands and a rich leather composition. Available in a variety of color combinations, the LED light sources bring out the unique characteristics in the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. 

Dan is a lighting professional with a lifetime of experience in the lighting industry.  As a fifth generation of Capitol Lighting’s family-owned lighting business, Dan enjoys working with customers and helping them to illuminate their homes or offices with a customized lighting design.





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