Posts Categorized: renovations

Style guide: How to light your contemporary home

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Homes that are designed with a contemporary style often feature softened and rounded lines, neutral elements and bold color. Additionally, this design style tends to focus on the basics of line, shape and form. At Progress Lighting, we continually strive to create innovative products that appeal to a wide range of design tastes, and accommodate [...]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

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Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE [...]

How to create a successful lighting design | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

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Whether purchasing a new home or renovating your existing one, lighting is a crucial part of the design process. Lighting not only impacts the functionality of a space, but also helps further the overall style and personality of your home. It’s important when selecting your fixtures that you carefully examine both your functional and fashionable [...]

How to enhance safety and security with exterior lighting

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Outdoor Living, renovations.

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Daylight savings has come and gone, and as we near the shortest day of the year, the lack of sunlight increases the need for a thoughtful exterior lighting plan that keeps your family and guests safe. While the spring and summer seasons call for outdoor fixtures that enhance the atmosphere for outdoor entertaining, it’s important [...]

The buzz on home design trends from the KBTribe

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting Trends, Social Media, remodeling, renovations.

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We left yesterday’s Twitter #KBTribeChat inspired by the knowledge and wisdom of some of the industry’s top professionals. We were pleased to participate in a vibrant discussion on the latest home design trends. From color schemes to generational tendencies, learn the latest buzz in kitchen and bath trends straight from the experts themselves! The Buzz [...]

Easy ways to re-think your living space to create more style, more function

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Get inspired with tips from our friends at Kolter Homes on how to make the most of your living space! From the way you decorate your room to selecting multi-functional pieces, Kolter helps you re-think the decorating process and settle on solutions that are sure to inspire. Re-thinking Vertical Space Often times we get caught [...]

4 kitchen cabinet trends – and lighting to match

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling, renovations.

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Just like the latest fashion fads, home decor trends come and go. Plan your kitchen remodel with cabinet designs that account for a updated – yet timeless – style. Plus, enjoy a look at lighting styles that best pair with today’s most popular cabinet choices. Light, bright and white White or off-white cabinets contribute to [...]

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

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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, [...]

Shopping for lighting with Ferguson: The most important things to consider (before you even start) – Part 1 of 3

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We’re excited to kick off a new series with our partners at Ferguson that sheds light on all you need to know when shopping and purchasing light fixtures for a new home, remodel or renovation. Today, Bernadette Campbell, Ferguson East Regional Lighting Manager, shares how to select fixtures you love, while taking into account your overall [...]

Fashion vs. function? The most common mistake homeowners make when creating a lighting plan

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Whether you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, it’s important to consider a lighting plan that will account for both fashionable and functional illumination. According to our Senior Product Designer James Thomas, this is the area where homeowners seem to struggle the most when designing a lighting plan. According to Thomas, “It [...]