Posts Categorized: Lighting

Trend Alert: Layered Lighting

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One of today’s most popular lighting trends revolves around a layered lighting approach. Different fixtures provide different types of light, and just the right combination beautifully and efficiently illuminates a home. While recessed fixtures provide ambient light, chandeliers and pendants are ideal for task lighting applications. Accent lighting above or below cabinets creates interest and [...]

Roxbury: Elegance for traditional interiors

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Add a touch of Hollywood glamour to your interior style with the Roxbury collection. Graceful fluted arms in a Classic Silver finish emanate from a central column of fluted crystal. Crowned with simple black and off -white shades as standard, while blue-green and red shades offer a stylish option. Roxbury offers elaborate chandeliers with up [...]

Enter our Light Up Your Home Sweepstakes!

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Recycle your look for a less complicated, clean design. Wisten is a simple, modern and balanced collection that is perfect for today’s understated interiors. Enter for your chance to win one these timeless five-light chandeliers from Progress Lighting and Riverbend Home, now through December 17, 2013 Good luck!

How to Choose Your Vanity Lights

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Choosing proper lighting for your bathroom vanity is one of the most important steps in the design process. Our friends at Riverbend Home share all you need to know about lighting your bathroom. Perfectly illuminate the room where you start and end your day with these tips contributed by Casey Makovich. Consider placement Our experts say that [...]

The Perfect Recipe for Kitchen Lighting

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According to the American Lighting Association, today’s kitchen is the center of family activity and the modern home’s busiest room. It is often used as a work area, dining space or a gathering place for family and friends. When it comes to lighting, requirements depend on the size and complexity of the kitchen space. General kitchen [...]

Enter to win a fall lighting makeover!

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Fall is in full swing – and to celebrate, we are offering our Facebook fans the chance to win a lighting makeover (that’s more than a $1,000 value!). The leaves aren’t the only things that change for the better this special time of year – we love to see home interiors transform to reflect the [...]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part II

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In the second part of our Popular Fixture Spotlight series, we’re focusing on one of the top types of fixtures on our website – foyer lighting! Foyer lighting helps welcome family and guests into the heart of your home. When sizing fixtures, keep in mind: In a narrower hallway, try a regular installation of recessed [...]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part I

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This season, we’ve found visitors to our site are gravitating towards fixtures with contemporary/modern and traditional/casual profiles. Do these palettes suit your design preferences? Read on to learn more about these fixture styles. Contemporary/Modern Our contemporary, modern fixtures define cosmopolitan spaces with chic and sleek accents to offer the ultimate metro vibe. Whether your style [...]

Landscaping Inspiration for Fall

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With leaves falling and crisp air settling in, there’s hardly a better time than fall to enjoy the outdoors. And with bright new hues coming forth in natural settings, the opportunities to enliven your landscape are endless. Better Homes and Gardens shares some landscaping tips to beautify your yard. Paired with the right lighting, these [...]

Lighting by room: Bathroom

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In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! Bedrooms have the ability to be both practical-minded and beautiful retreats. Properly illuminating your bedroom can help create [...]