Monthly Archives:: October 2013

Cosmos for the Cure

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Members of the Hubbell Lighting team, including Progress Lighting, were recently invited to “Cosmos for the Cure,” a fun event dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness. Complete with delicious cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction – the event was a notable success. Enjoy some pictures below from this annual event with great food, great [...]

How to Choose Your Vanity Lights

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, Lighting.

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Choosing proper lighting for your bathroom vanity is one of the most important steps in the design process. Our friends at Riverbend Home share all you need to know about lighting your bathroom. Perfectly illuminate the room where you start and end your day with these tips contributed by Casey Makovich. Consider placement Our experts say that [...]

The ROI of LED: Invest in lighting solutions for long-term savings

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Imagine installing new lighting in a home that will last for more than 20 years before a single lamp needs to be replaced. With LED technology, a lighting fixture can last for decades and offer significant energy savings compared to other sources. However, it’s easy to shy away from LEDs that have a higher initial [...]

Houzz reports kitchen remodeling trends

Posted by kbanks & filed under Kitchen Lighting, remodeling.

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A recent article posted by Remodeling.com highlights findings from Houzz‘s Fall 2013 Kitchen Trends Study. Here’s a high level review of the trends… Most Houzz users don’t want a larger kitchen, but want the feeling of space. Islands and open concepts are most popular now. Stainless steel is the top finish selection for appliances, followed [...]

The Perfect Recipe for Kitchen Lighting

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According to the American Lighting Association, today’s kitchen is the center of family activity and the modern home’s busiest room. It is often used as a work area, dining space or a gathering place for family and friends. When it comes to lighting, requirements depend on the size and complexity of the kitchen space. General kitchen [...]

Enter to win a fall lighting makeover!

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Fall is in full swing – and to celebrate, we are offering our Facebook fans the chance to win a lighting makeover (that’s more than a $1,000 value!). The leaves aren’t the only things that change for the better this special time of year – we love to see home interiors transform to reflect the [...]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part II

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In the second part of our Popular Fixture Spotlight series, we’re focusing on one of the top types of fixtures on our website – foyer lighting! Foyer lighting helps welcome family and guests into the heart of your home. When sizing fixtures, keep in mind: In a narrower hallway, try a regular installation of recessed [...]

Hubbell Lighting Raises Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is breast cancer awareness month and all of Hubbell Lighting is “thinking pink!” From our Rays of Hope Team to exclusive merchandise that contributes to the cause – check out how Hubbell Lighting is raising funds and awareness.

Popular fixture spotlight: Part I

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This season, we’ve found visitors to our site are gravitating towards fixtures with contemporary/modern and traditional/casual profiles. Do these palettes suit your design preferences? Read on to learn more about these fixture styles. Contemporary/Modern Our contemporary, modern fixtures define cosmopolitan spaces with chic and sleek accents to offer the ultimate metro vibe. Whether your style [...]

Landscaping Inspiration for Fall

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With leaves falling and crisp air settling in, there’s hardly a better time than fall to enjoy the outdoors. And with bright new hues coming forth in natural settings, the opportunities to enliven your landscape are endless. Better Homes and Gardens shares some landscaping tips to beautify your yard. Paired with the right lighting, these [...]