What is Hygge and How to Achieve Hygge Lighting

spanish style home with ambient handcrafted ceramic lighting

Location: Los Angeles | Project: Castilian | Designers: Joelle Kutner + Jesse Rudolph of Ome Dezin | Photographed: Austin Leis + Tessa Neustadt Denmark, renowned as the happiest place to live, owes much of its reputation to the deeply ingrained cultural concept of hygge. Hygge, embodying coziness, contentment, and cherished moments with loved ones, permeates … Read more

The Best Hospitality Lighting From Top 5 Vacation Getaways

Find out what lighting makes for he best hospitality lighting.

How to D.I.Y. Paintable Ceramic Wall Sconces & Pendant Lighting

Ceramic wall sconces and pendants can be a beautiful addition to any home decor, providing both functionality and aesthetic appeal. By adding a personal touch through painting, you can transform these sconces and pendants into unique pieces that reflect your style and personality. In this blog post, we’ll explore various painting techniques to help you … Read more

How to Choose the Right Light Bulb

In today’s market, choosing the right type of light bulb can be overwhelming. With advancements in technology and a wide range of options available, it’s important to understand the differences between each type to make an informed decision. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the different types of light bulbs, including incandescent, CFL, LED, … Read more

How to Add Color in the House with Lighting

A Focus on Memphis Style Design Memphis—the birth place of Elvis and that iconic style known worldwide as “Memphis style.” Taking its name from the city’s iconic architecture, it is defined by its unique, bold, geometric patterns and shapes. The Memphis style is most often noted with a heavy influence of vibrant colors and black-and-white … Read more

Be Summer Ready: Tips for Outdoor Lighting

Nothing says summer like spending time outdoors in your backyard or patio. Whether you’re hosting a get-together with your closest friends or just enjoying the warm weather with your family, it’s important to make sure your patio is looking its best. Here are some tips for decorating your patio for summer, and some ideas on … Read more

Tips for: First Time Renovators


Renovating your home is no walk in the park. As a team who has been a party to renovations and has renovated spaces ourselves, we understand the undertaking in what being a renovator truly is. Renovation is far more than just a cosmetic uplift – it is a demolition, starting from the bottom, big time … Read more

A Designer’s Dream: Creating Layers of Light


Whether for home or commercial applications, the use of light layering brings a room to life with design flexibility and functionality. Layering allows the room to go from highly functional during the day to sophisticated or cozy in the evening. Creating layers of light makes for a beautiful and homely environment. At A19 we provide … Read more

Pinch Me, This is Our Job!

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson  In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we wanted to quickly share how lucky we are to do what we do day in and day out. As a small business, we have … Read more

Remembering Our Why: More than Lighting 

Remembering Our Why: More than Lighting Blog

When Cinnamon first dreamt of A19, she never imagined it would manifest itself to what it has become. There is no lack of passion when it comes to her work – in fact, A19’s core values are built on the passion she has for making sure every person feels seen, heard, and appreciated for their … Read more