Posts Tagged: Layered Lighting

4 benefits of under cabinet lighting (that you probably weren’t aware of)

Posted by kbanks & filed under Kitchen Lighting, energy efficiency.

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Under cabinet lighting is an easy, cost-effective way to add visual depth and task efficiency to your most-used workspaces in the home. Perfect for above kitchen countertops or under floor cabinets, the payback of installing under cabinet fixtures is quite significant. While you may be aware of the task applications of under cabinet lights (such [...]

Layered Lighting 101: How to properly light a room for both style and function

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Lighting has the ability to make or break the look and feel of your home. Without the right lighting – focal points, architectural details, unique textures and even colors can be lost, overlooked or nullified. The key to a good lighting plan is a layered approach that combines three types of light: Ambient, task and accent [...]

How to achieve a layered lighting design in your home

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, Interior Design, Lighting, Projects, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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Layered lighting designs can be seen in a variety of both remodel and new construction home projects these days. Even designers who are certified in creating Aging-in-Place environments for the older population credit layered lighting designs to accomplishing both functional and aesthetic goals for a particular room. If you’re wondering how you can achieve a [...]

Shopping for lighting with Ferguson: Keeping up with the trends – Part 3 of 3

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Lighting can play a key role in the perceived value of your home. When shopping for lighting, it’s important to consider popular home decor trends, while also accounting for your unique personal style. Today, as we wrap up our series with Ferguson, we unpack the top trends in lighting, with a special look at the [...]

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

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Progress Lighting, Shopping for lighting, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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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

Posted by kbanks & filed under Progress Lighting, Shopping for lighting, remodeling, renovations.

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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 [...]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 2 of 3

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We’re continuing our conversation with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction during our Designer Series this week. Yesterday, we talked about how crucial lighting is in a design. Today we share more details from our recent interview. Q: How often is lighting the focal point of a room? Can you give an [...]

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 [...]

Lighting by room: Bathroom

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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! Bedrooms have the ability to be both practical-minded and beautiful retreats. Properly illuminating your bedroom can help create [...]

Lighting by room: Kitchen

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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 [...]