ALEXANDRIA, VA – The group is invited to the inaugural occasion/grand opening of a brand new lighting store, LIGHT by Alexandria Electrical, in Belle View Purchasing Middle (at 1602 Belle View Blvd.) on Wednesday, January 18 from 3 – 7 p.m., with the Opening ceremony at 4 p.m. The delicate opening was December 2, 2022, however huge plans are underway to kick off the official grand occasion.
“With LIGHT, we’re very joyful to shut the loop on full service—as electricians, we’ve had clients who’re not sure about how and the place to select the appropriate fixtures and, on the flip facet, we’ve had many clients name us as a result of they’ve a bit picked out however haven’t discovered the appropriate electrician to put in it. We love what we do, and we need to make this actually fulfilling and rewarding for folks, like it’s for us,” Kevin Collins, Proprietor of LIGHT and Alexandria Electrical.
Friends on the inauguration celebration will have the ability to enter drawings for $150 present playing cards, take pleasure in refreshments supplied by Belle View Purchasing Middle eateries, and see the most recent lighting developments. Anticipated visitors of honor embrace Mount Vernon Supervisor Dan Storck, Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce.
President Holly Dougherty, and representatives of Belle View Purchasing Middle companies. House owners Kevin and Elizabeth Collins, Design and Lighting Director Kevin Fitzpatrick, and the LIGHT and Alexandria Electrical groups will host the occasion.
Kevin Collins and Kevin Fitzpatrick (KC and KF) are the Grasp Electrician and Design and Lighting Director, respectively, whose collective imaginative and prescient introduced magnificence and performance collectively for this new idea. In a twist on the usual lighting showroom, the setting of Mild by Alexandria Electrical is a house: the entrance door opens to a lobby, adopted by a den, right into a kitchen/eating room, and so forth to the again patio.
“We’re one among solely three lighting shops in the complete nation to be owned by an electrician,” proudly stated Kevin Fitzpatrick of Design and Lighting Director Kevin Fitzpatrick. “The idea is like no different,” he continued as he spoke of the shop’s structure and design.
“It’s not like different lighting shops the place you stroll in and see rooms with a bunch of lights hanging from the ceiling,” stated Fitzpatrick.
LIGHT (www.LIGHTbyAE.com) options pendant lights, kitchen lighting, rest room fixtures, chandeliers, lamps, out of doors and panorama lighting, ceiling followers, lightbulbs, and extra—an “reasonably priced luxurious” assortment hand-curated by KF, who has greater than 4 many years of expertise in nationwide and international-brand retail design, inside design, and lighting design.
“Developing as a designer in Manhattan, after which shifting right here 5 years in the past, I’ve discovered my final house each in Alexandria and in lighting design. We love our group right here, and we’re striving to create an setting for them the place we will share our love of sunshine, whether or not they’re new to the world of lighting and wish to flick through to get a way of what’s doable, they simply want a lightbulb, or they’re embarking on a renovation and are searching for the right match for his or her house or challenge,” stated Fitzpatrick, Design and Lighting Director.
KC began Alexandria Electrical six years in the past. Rising over time with the addition of highly-vetted distinctive electricians and different workforce members, home-grown Alexandria Electrical has grow to be a robust small enterprise due to the group partnering with them for his or her electrical wants.
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