Posts Tagged: kitchen lighting

Lighting your kitchen to reflect your personality

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lifestyle palettes, lighting designs, lighting lifestyles.

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From bold and dramatic to clean and contemporary – the way you design the “heart of the home” says a lot about your unique personality. At Progress Lighting, we offer more than 5,000 lighting fixtures to provide you with lighting solutions that help you achieve your design goals, allowing you to transform your kitchen into [...]

5 must-haves for young homebuyers

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting.

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According to a 2013 National Association of Realtors study, millennials (or those born between 1980 and 2000) are the second biggest segment of the buyer market. Many agents say that these younger buyers tend to have similar “must-have” features for their homes. Some of these features include: 1. Updated kitchen and bath: Kitchen and baths can [...]

IBS Preview: Top 4 kitchen and bath lighting trends

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, IBS, Kitchen Lighting.

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We are excited to be heading to Vegas to exhibit at the 2014 International Builders Show (IBS). Since IBS is co-locating for the first time with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), we will be focusing especially on kitchen and bath lighting design trends. A recent study completed by the interior design site Houzz [...]

3 tips to master the task of perfect kitchen lighting

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Completing your everyday activities in the kitchen and other work areas can be difficult without the proper lighting. When your countertops and stoves are covered in shadows, your kitchen becomes accident-prone, difficult to move about and just overall, unpleasant. With these tips courtesy of our lighting design experts and inspiration from Better Homes and Garden, [...]

Trend Alert: Layered Lighting

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One of today’s most popular lighting trends revolves around a layered lighting approach. Different fixtures provide different types of light, and just the right combination beautifully and efficiently illuminates a home. While recessed fixtures provide ambient light, chandeliers and pendants are ideal for task lighting applications. Accent lighting above or below cabinets creates interest and [...]

Back to Basics: Kitchen Pendant Lighting

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With both functional and aesthetic benefits, pendant lighting is an easy way to beautifully illuminate your kitchen setting. Available in a plethora of shapes, sizes and styles, this versatile fixture offers endless design options and provides all-purpose illumination, task lighting and accent lighting. Pendant Lighting Does It All All-purpose illumination: Space pendants throughout the room [...]

The Perfect Recipe for Kitchen Lighting

Posted by kbanks & filed under Kitchen Lighting, 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 [...]

Monday Giveaway: Decorative Pendants

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It’s that time again! We’re brightening your Monday with a special giveaway. Here’s your chance to win three decorative pendants from Progress Lighting – a great solution for illuminating kitchen workspaces. We’ll select one person who comments on the fixture on our Facebook page to win a set of three! See Official Rules below for more information. Progress [...]

Lighting by room: Kitchen

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, Progress Lighting, lighting designs, lighting lifestyles, remodeling.

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In our new “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! The kitchen is one of the most important spaces to properly illuminate because it is often the busiest [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Kitchen

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Because it caters to so many different activities, kitchen lighting tends to be more complex than other rooms of the home. Lighting is needed for food preparation, family gatherings or finishing homework, which often requires ambient lighting to also serve as task lighting. Key areas that need to be properly lit are the counters, including [...]