Renovating Libby Kirwin’s Kitchen

November 2, 2016 by Valerie Griffiths

A kitchen is the heart of a home. While it’s first and foremost a work area, the design and atmosphere of the kitchen set the tone for the entire home. We recently had an opportunity to enhance the kitchen of Libby Kirwin’s house in Middletown, RI. Libby is the owner and lead designer of Libby […]

Category: Kitchen lighting, Residential Electrical Projects


Kitchen Lighting Techniques: A Chat With Kim Silvia of Apex Kitchens & Baths

June 15, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Collaborating with design professionals is one of the most fun parts of our job as an electrical contractor. We’ve had the pleasure of working with kitchen designer Kim Silvia of Apex Kitchens & Baths on many occasions. She’s experienced, up-to-date on kitchen innovations, and most importantly, great to work with. We sat down with Kim to bring […]

Category: Home renovation, Interior Lighting, Kitchen lighting, Lighting Design


Guest Post on Libby Kirwin’s Blog! 2014 Lighting Trends

March 3, 2014 by Valerie Griffiths

  This week we are guest bloggers on Libby Kirwin’s blog, Living with Libby. Libby Kirwin is a local realtor we work with to spruce up old homes, especially in Newport, when they’re in need of electrical maintenance, a new lighting scheme, or a total rewiring! We’ve written about our work with Libby before, you […]

Category: Exterior Lighting, Home renovation, Interior Lighting, Kitchen lighting

Griff Electric Featured on Libby Kirwin’s Blog!

December 23, 2013 by Valerie Griffiths

One of our favorite types of work is restoring old Newport homes. Our friend Libby Kirwin is a realtor here on Aquidneck Island who does some impressive work modernizing and updating Victorians. Recently, she asked us to help out with a new project at 8 Elliott Place in Newport. We all agreed the results were […]

Category: Electrical Service Upgrade, Home renovation, Interior Lighting, Kitchen lighting, Residential Electrical Projects


Kitchen Lighting Design Tips

April 20, 2013 by Valerie Griffiths

The kitchen is quite often the hub of the home – a gathering place where culinary magic is made while friends and family congregate. We think of kitchens as bright and cheery, but that’s not always so. Cabinets cast shadows, as do the cooks and guests moving about. Single overheard light fixtures may leave us […]

Category: Kitchen lighting
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