Lighting & Design Glossary - N


Design style inspired by the sea. Such fixtures often emulate traditional lanterns and other structures found on ships, lighthouses and other coastal dwellings. Often seen in indoor/outdoor wall lamps and ceiling lights. In order to endure the same wet, saline conditions, they tend to be made of durable materials, including stainless steel, bronze and thick, frosted glass.

Not UL/ETL Listed

Indicates that a non-U.S. vendor has chosen not to get UL or ETL certification for their lighting fixture (in addition to any European or specific country certification they may have obtained).