Posts Categorized: Interior Design

Glam up your home for the holidays

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting Trends, holiday lighting, lighting designs, special events.

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‘Tis the season of friends, family and entertaining! If you’re planning on bringing guests into your home – whether for an entire week of family fun or a one-night celebration – now’s the time to get your home in the holiday spirit. Stylish, decorative chandeliers offer a beautiful way to glam up your favorite spaces, [...]

The buzz on home design trends from the KBTribe

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting Trends, Social Media, remodeling, renovations.

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We left yesterday’s Twitter #KBTribeChat inspired by the knowledge and wisdom of some of the industry’s top professionals. We were pleased to participate in a vibrant discussion on the latest home design trends. From color schemes to generational tendencies, learn the latest buzz in kitchen and bath trends straight from the experts themselves! The Buzz [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bathroom Lighting

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, Interior Design, LEDs, Lighting, Lighting Trends.

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A thoughtful, expertly designed lighting plan can provide years of beauty and functionality in your bathroom setting. Bathroom lighting helps set the mood for a relaxing space to unwind, while also allowing you to complete everyday grooming tasks efficiently. Consider these “do’s and don’ts” in your new home or your next bathroom renovation. DO Light [...]

Easy ways to re-think your living space to create more style, more function

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, remodeling, renovations.

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Get inspired with tips from our friends at Kolter Homes on how to make the most of your living space! From the way you decorate your room to selecting multi-functional pieces, Kolter helps you re-think the decorating process and settle on solutions that are sure to inspire. Re-thinking Vertical Space Often times we get caught [...]

Transform your home office into an area you love

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting Trends, lighting designs, remodeling.

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In a lifetime, the average American will spend more than 90,000 hours at work (or in today’s day and age, in their home office). With all of that time in the workplace, why not turn your office space into an area you love? As with any room, lighting can completely transform the look and feel [...]

Trend Alert: Industrial Chic

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Interior Design, Lighting Trends.

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One of the most popular trends in interior design today is what many call “industrial chic”. We asked our friends at National Builder Supply to share their expertise on how this trend is playing out in today’s most up-to-date interiors – especially as it relates to lighting. Here’s what they had to say! Both designers [...]

4 kitchen cabinet trends – and lighting to match

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling, renovations.

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Just like the latest fashion fads, home decor trends come and go. Plan your kitchen remodel with cabinet designs that account for a updated – yet timeless – style. Plus, enjoy a look at lighting styles that best pair with today’s most popular cabinet choices. Light, bright and white White or off-white cabinets contribute to [...]

5 essentials for illuminating with pendants

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling.

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Progress Lighting’s popular Fresnel pendants were recently featured on Residential Building Magazine’s list of “10 Awesome Pendants That Will Class Up Your Interiors.” We were honored to be a part of the round-up. In addition to the list of “awesome pendants,” editor Nigel Maynard also included some practical tips to keep in mind when selecting [...]

How to design safe, luxurious bathrooms for the 50+ generation

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, Bathroom Lighting, Interior Design, LEDs.

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Yesterday we had the pleasure of participating in a vibrant industry Twitter chat on designing bathrooms that are both safe and luxurious. This is a popular topic as 1/5 of the U.S. population is projected to be 65 years or older within the next 15 years. The conversation provided great insight and tips into planning [...]

Fashion vs. function? The most common mistake homeowners make when creating a lighting plan

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling, renovations.

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Whether you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, it’s important to consider a lighting plan that will account for both fashionable and functional illumination. According to our Senior Product Designer James Thomas, this is the area where homeowners seem to struggle the most when designing a lighting plan. According to Thomas, “It [...]