Posts Tagged: lighting design

Using lighting to create a cohesive look throughout the home

Posted by kbanks & filed under Bathroom Lighting, Bedroom Lighting, Interior Design, Kitchen Lighting, Lighting, Lighting Trends, lighting designs.

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When it comes to decorating or remodeling your home, it’s important to consider ways to carry your design theme from room to room. By choosing a lighting collection with depth – meaning it is available in a variety of fixture types and sizes for different areas – it’s easy to communicate your style and create [...]

Top 4 remodeling trends influencing lighting design

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting Trends, lighting designs.

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In 2014, consumers are expected to gravitate towards new methods of self expression in the home, showers over tubs and multi-generational living. Explore what’s trending – and learn how these trends affect lighting design. 1. Self expression: Through bold colors and ornamentation, homeowners are predicted to openly express their unique personalities with home accessories, jeweled [...]

Downsize or Remodel: Lighting matters as we age

Posted by kbanks & filed under Aging in Place, LEDs, lighting designs.

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According to a recent article in Builder Magazine, downsizing your home later in life is a transition that is better done sooner than later. Tom Lauricella reported this week in The Wall Street Journal’s Sunday edition that the advantages in moving early can be significant. Some of these include: Budgets. “In a larger home, expenses are [...]

Caress: Livable Luxury

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Known for its perfect marriage of textures, the Caress collection is designed with modern angles and curves. Learn how Caress will enhance the special rooms of your home with this short video clip highlighting the family’s most-loved features. Livable luxury Chic, sophisticated frame Textured glass shades finished in Polished Nickel Chandeliers, foyer fixtures, pendant and [...]

Getting Clear on Lighting with Lance Smith (Part 3)

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Our own Lance Smith, Manager of Builder Sales and Marketing, recently contributed to Best Practices Research Alliance’s “Getting Clear on Lighting” series. Check out the informational Q&A in this multi-part blog! Q: You obviously think a lot about the importance of lighting. What do you tell builders to get them to think more about the role [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Part 6

Posted by kbanks & filed under Progress Lighting, controls, energy efficiency, lighting designs, lighting lifestyles, remodeling.

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Controls One of the most important parts of a High Performance Lighting (HPL) design is the selection of appropriate controls for lighting each room. Controls that are used for HPL are categorized into three types: 1)   Use limiting: switches, occupancy sensors, timers and solar controls 2)   Intensity lighting: dimmers 3)   Programmed patterns of use: lighting [...]

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 [...]