- BRAND STORY -
Founded over 76 years ago, The Metropolitan Fixture Company began with a mission to provide masterful, European designs to the American Market. Over the years, the Metropolitan brand has evolved and established its own style and vision, honoring the classic yet carrying them forward to reflect current design trends and lifestyles.
Today Metropolitan is proud to offer sophisticated, elegant, glamorous, and innovative collections from chandeliers to bath, which combine diverse materials, finishes and manufacturing techniques; all available at accessible price points.
Since 1939, the brand has been proudly illuminating the finest interiors with antique reproduction lighting fixtures made from alabaster, cast brass, forged bronze, iron, wood and mouth blown Murano glass. The company looks toward the future with great anticipation, ever mindful of its heritage in the past.
Much of the Metropolitan collection is hand crafted from countries such as Spain, Italy and France which shows a well- rounded contribution to various design influences. Each collection offers various lighting options in term of number of lights which can illuminate rooms of all sizes.
Today, the Metropolitan brand has infused some of the latest technology when it comes to energy efficiency including several new families of LED fixtures. These collections are sophisticated, elegant, and innovative and they'll provide cost savings in your home.
There are 40-plus families in the Metropolitan brand, which covers a wide variety of categories within in the home. Whether you are looking for a 15-light chandelier as the centerpiece of your dining room or just a wall sconce for your hallway, Metropolitan has you covered! The brand offering includes chandeliers, pendants, wall sconces, bath vanity lighting, shade options, ceiling mounts and a much more.
The Metropolitan brand which is under the umbrella of its parent company The Minka Group® has grown to become a leader in the European styling category. As a company, it prides itself on the quality and workmanship of each and every component of its fixtures.
With people and distribution operating on two continents, the Minka Group® family of products are available at retail under the brand names Minka-Lavery®, Metropolitan®, Ambience® by Minka-Lavery®, Minka-Aire®, The Great Outdoors® by Minka-Lavery® and George Kovacs® as well as several nationally recognized private label brands.