We have more than 50 years of experience designing and manufacturing custom lighting. From simple modifications on standard products to breathing life into napkin sketches, we can make your ideas a reality. Learn more about custom lighting.
About Manning Lighting
Manning Lighting was founded in 1948 as a custom designer and manufacturer of traditional and contemporary decorative lighting for religious and architectural buildings. Today Manning Lighting remains family-owned and offers a complete line of products for commercial and institutional architectural spaces in addition to an extensive line of traditional and contemporary church lighting for all denominations and budgets.
As the result of its church lighting heritage, Manning Lighting has some unique differences that set it apart from other lighting manufacturers:
- A dedication to handcrafted products
Our skilled employees manufacture, polish, paint and assemble the majority of our lighting components in our own facility, giving us complete control over the processes and the ability to exactly meet your custom specifications.
- High performance optical components
Few architectural spaces are as difficult to light well as large churches. Over the years we’ve developed state-of-the-art lighting solutions for incandescent, fluorescent, HID, and LED that not only perform well, they also look great.
- An experienced staff of lighting professionals
We can help you plan the ideal custom lighting layout and recommend the proper fixtures and lamp sources to meet your needs.
- A large palette of finishes and materials
We use decorative aluminum castings instead of stampings, solid brass material instead of plated steel, and a selection of durable yet unique finishes to harmonize with any type of interior or exterior.
These capabilities make Manning Lighting an ideal choice for custom projects, historically significant buildings, and any project where mass-produced “off the shelf” lighting isn’t appropriate.