Posts Categorized: lighting designs

Using lighting to create a cohesive look throughout the home

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When it comes to decorating or remodeling your home, it’s important to consider ways to carry your design theme from room to room. By choosing a lighting collection with depth – meaning it is available in a variety of fixture types and sizes for different areas – it’s easy to communicate your style and create [...]

How to display rough luxe design in the home

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Rough Luxe design is a popular trend that celebrates aesthetics with raw imperfections, unfinished looks and combines this with rustic, industrial undertones. The trend can translate into luxurious design through a variety of products and avenues within the home – from wall treatments to contrasting materials to, of course, lighting. Here are some ways to [...]

Top 4 remodeling trends influencing lighting design

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In 2014, consumers are expected to gravitate towards new methods of self expression in the home, showers over tubs and multi-generational living. Explore what’s trending – and learn how these trends affect lighting design. 1. Self expression: Through bold colors and ornamentation, homeowners are predicted to openly express their unique personalities with home accessories, jeweled [...]

Downsize or Remodel: Lighting matters as we age

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, LEDs, lighting designs.

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According to a recent article in Builder Magazine, downsizing your home later in life is a transition that is better done sooner than later. Tom Lauricella reported this week in The Wall Street Journal’s Sunday edition that the advantages in moving early can be significant. Some of these include: Budgets. “In a larger home, expenses are [...]

What’s trending: Our most-loved products

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This week at the Dallas International Lighting Market, we are introducing several new products and collections to add to our diverse selection of fixtures for any room of the home (more information – coming soon!). In addition to these new products, we are also showcasing several families that consistently “top the list” among builders, interior [...]

Lighting shades for versatile interior designs

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Whether getting festive for an upcoming holiday, adding new décor or just refreshing the contents of a room, homeowners are almost always looking to make subtle updates to their humble abodes. One small addition that can be made to an interior is changing shades on light fixtures. And this option isn’t just for portable lamps [...]

How to space recessed fixtures

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If you’re installing recessed lighting, you may wonder how far apart you need to space the fixtures to provide your space with the proper amount of lighting. Solution: The spacing will depend on the fixture and the amount of light that you want to have. At a distance of 8 feet from the ceiling to [...]

Getting ambient lighting right

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Our friends at Houzz.com recently posted an article, 8 Ways to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right, focusing on how to see clearly and create the perfect mood in a room by harnessing natural and artificial light. We’ve summarized the points below. Enjoy! 1. Exploit natural lighting. For rooms used primarily during the daytime, natural light [...]

Lighting Fixtures 101: Wall Sconces

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Lighting fixtures for the home are now available in any size and for any decor preference and placement in a room. Confused about the terminology for various types of fixtures? We’ve borrowed information from Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine to help “shed light” on your options! The beauty of wall lighting is that, along with [...]