Posts Categorized: lighting designs

Lighting kitchens right

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You may have the best-designed kitchen layout in the world, but if it’s poorly lit, you won’t enjoy working in the space. So when we came across a great set of tips for properly lighting kitchens in Consumer Reports’ most recent Kitchen Planning & Buying Guide, we knew we wanted to pass along this information [...]

The role of color in health care lighting

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Health care interior environments include a number of elements that must work together to create a healing space, and everyone’s experience is unique. But did you know that the color of light can have a profound effect on circadian rhythms, which affect a patient’s ability to heal more quickly? We read a few key findings [...]

Hubbell Headquarters Goes Pink (part 2!)

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Last week we talked about Hubbell’s participation in Greenville’s “Businesses Go Pink Week” to support the local Susan G. Komen Affiliate. Here are a few pictures of the building at night. We thought it turned out beautifully and wanted to share!

Tips on lighting your kitchen

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We’re big fans of “How To” tips and ideas for lighting interior spaces, so we were excited to come across this short article and video on www.dannylipford.com. When used correctly, lighting can improve the appearance of a room. Consider adding a variety of illumination sources to add depth, aesthetics and functionality to your kitchen: Pendant [...]

A Twist on Designing With Lighting…

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So we all know that energy-sucking incandescent light bulbs are being phased out to more efficient versions. But what do you do with all those incandescent bulbs when they burn out? Perhaps build a light bulb terrarium… We’d love to hear from our audience who has craft-making skills to let us know: What could you [...]

Build.com shows Progress Lighting fixtures a little love

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Our friends and at Build.com have always supported Progress Lighting’s initiatives and product offering. Recently, the group completed video reviews of a few of our most popular products: P8026 and P8022 downlights, a¬†Glenmont bath and vanity wall bracket and our Avalon mini-pendant. Check out the video reviews using the links below, and let us know [...]

Outdoor kitchens get more sophisticated

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As our friends at Kitchen and Bath Design News explain, outdoor kitchens have long been popular in warm weather climates – and are increasingly turning up in homes across the country as a way to expand the kitchen and entertaining space, without having to expand the footprint of a home. These spaces are also becoming [...]

Home lighting trivia & giveaway!

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Many of you who have entered our Home Lighting Trivia and Giveaway say you will use your new Progress Lighting pendant over the kitchen or dining area in your home. Did you know that pendant fixtures should hang between 30″ and 36″ over a table or island? Hop over to our Sweepstakes tab and share [...]

Color temperatures and applications

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Most of us know that there are different lighting fixtures for different uses. Task lighting, mood lighting and general lighting all play roles in residential and commercial environments. But lighting also plays a big part in how we view other items in the home or office. And it’s important to view items – such as [...]

Introducing the Greening of Greenville LED Streetlight Pilot

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We have always been proud of our hometown of Greenville. We are in the Upstate of South Carolina, a beautiful part of the southeast and a hub for innovation and urban design. When Greenville’s downtown was redesigned 30 years ago, an extensive tree canopy, on-street parking and wide pedestrian walkways were developed. Part of the [...]