Posts Categorized: Lighting

Progress Lighting goes mobile!

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We are excited to announce that our full product catalog – which showcases more than 5,000 lighting fixtures – is now available on a mobile app! Have an iPhone, iPad or Android-powered phone? Now, you can review all of Progress Lighting’s products that deliver aesthetic appeal and stellar performance right at your fingertips. Special features [...]

What do you want to do at your kitchen island?

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, lighting designs.

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Kitchens are the gathering spots of today’s home – and islands are stylish workspaces that help make these areas efficient and inviting. So, what do you want to do at your kitchen island? Knowing the goal of this space will help you design the perfect station. Cook. An island meant for cooking includes appliances such [...]

Choosing the right lighting fixture – by designer Laurie Smith

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The American Lighting Association has produced and launched a new series of videos about lighting features well-known designer Laurie Smith. View this quick, informational video, which focuses on how to use lighting to contrast or coordinate with your interior environment. Let lighting be that unexpected element in your design process – and let us know [...]

The Right Way to Use Wall Sconces

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[Our friends at Build.com share their expertise on the Progress Lighting blog. Enjoy!] Lighting your home may seem like a no-brainer, there’s definitely a better way to do it. And lighting with a wall sconce is no different. The first question to ask yourself is: What kind of lighting do I need from a wall [...]

Interesting find: 25 year old Progress Lighting lantern

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Check out this 25 year old Progress Lighting post lantern! It was found in its original packaging in an abandoned home. Isn’t interesting to see how home design trends have changed over the years – but still stay true to tradition?

Congratulations to our New Year, New Lighting winner!

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Progress Lighting, renovations.

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We are excited to announce that after receiving 21 entries and 203 total votes, we have a New Year, New Lighting winner! Shawna Griffith submitted the photo below of an outdated chandelier in her home and received 187 votes. As the winner, she’ll receive a lighting package from our Le Jardin collection to revamp her [...]

New Year, New Lighting Giveaway!

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Is your New Year’s resolution to rid your home of poor lighting? If so, Progress Lighting has a giveaway for you! Revive the interior spaces of your home where family and friends gather by adding layered lighting. Using a variety of sources – like a chandelier for general lighting, wall brackets for accent illumination and [...]

Congratulations to Progress Lighting’s DIY Lighting Giveaway Winners!

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During October we held our DIY Lighting Giveaway contest asking Progress Lighting’s Facebook fans to show us their best do-it-yourself home renovation project.  We are excited to say that we had some great entries, and a very deserving group of top 5 winners.  Each winner will receive a Progress Lighting 3-light bath and vanity fixture [...]

ABCs of LEDs: Lighting Metrics

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Have you ever been confused by some of the terminology surrounding LEDs – words like “efficacy” or “correlated color temperature?” If so, you’re not alone. We recently attended an educational webinar, ABCs of LEDs, presented by Residential Lighting magazine. The course offered a wealth of information on LED lighting technology – including lighting metrics. Here’s [...]