Posts Categorized: lighting designs

5 new, creative ways to light your dining areas

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In an age where the open floor plan and “open-concept kitchen” are top priorities for homeowners, the traditional dining room has evolved. There has been a distinctive shift in the generational culture as dinner guests are more likely to be helping to prepare meals, rather than waiting to be served. This trend has lead many [...]

What’s your unique lighting style? Find out here.

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With a seemingly endless number of finishes, sizes, styles and materials to choose from – settling on the right lighting fixtures for your home can sometimes be daunting. Before you even open the lighting catalog, you should start by determining your unique decorating style. Then, you can narrow the search by focusing on fixture families [...]

How to achieve a layered lighting design in your home

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, Interior Design, Lighting, Projects, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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Layered lighting designs can be seen in a variety of both remodel and new construction home projects these days. Even designers who are certified in creating Aging-in-Place environments for the older population credit layered lighting designs to accomplishing both functional and aesthetic goals for a particular room. If you’re wondering how you can achieve a [...]

One Fixture, Four Ways: Equinox

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Orbs and circular fixtures are at the top of the list of today’s trending lighting designs – which explains why Equinox is one of our most-loved families. But we’re learning that it’s not just it’s distinctive rings and memorable shape that makes this fixture so attractive to designers and homeowners. We are constantly amazed by [...]

Back to Basics: Creating a lighting plan for your home

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Lighting greatly affects the mood, aesthetics and functionality of your living spaces. Your lighting layout should never be an afterthought or haphazard decision. This is true whether you are remodeling your current home or building a new one. Lighting design is all about creating a plan. Consider these steps when developing the perfect home lighting [...]

The Fab 5: Top interior design trends, predicted

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If we had to choose a certain word that involves all of the top interior design trends of 2015, we might settle on the word “simplify.” Today, individuals are looking for ways to de-clutter and de-stress, to unwind and remove themselves from the daily “wear and tear” of their fast-paced lives. With this in mind, [...]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 2 of 3

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

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Yesterday we were pleased to share insight from our conversation with Doris Pearlman, president of interior design company Possibilities for Design. As her team works to create a vision that fits with the buyer concept profile, they like to explore how to incorporate fixtures in unexpected, non-traditional ways. We love how mini-pendants from Progress Lighting’s [...]

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, [...]

Transform your home office into an area you love

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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 [...]

Shopping for lighting with Ferguson: How to set yourself up for a successful remodel – Part 2 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Progress Lighting, Shopping for lighting, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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Yesterday, we launched our series on “Shopping for Lighting” with input from Ferguson Lighting Manager Bernadette Campbell. If you haven’t had a chance to tune in, we suggest you start with our first post, which offers advice on the most important things to consider before you start shopping for lighting. As we continue our series, [...]