Posts Tagged: lighting design

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

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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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 [...]

Dynamo pendant to be featured over winner’s kitchen table

Posted by kbanks & filed under Giveaways, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, Progress Lighting, Promotions & Giveaways, renovations, sweepstakes.

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We had so much fun partnering with the Bungalow Company on our latest giveaway featuring our Dynamo pendant. Our winner, Tyler, hails from Utah and couldn’t believe  he won! Pendants are popular fixtures for kitchens, dining rooms, foyers and even bath and vanity areas – to aid in task and general lighting. Tyler plans to [...]

One Fixture, Four Ways

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

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Created with mid-century designs in mind, the Markor collection adds a splash of vintage modern flair to today’s interiors. We’ve noticed our popular Markor pendant cloaked in a bold, black shade has made it’s way into a variety of unique applications. From the bedroom to the bathroom, who knew one pendant light could offer so [...]

How to create a cohesive lighting design

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

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When it comes to decorating and remodeling your home, decisions are anything but sparse. From the the paint on the walls to the counter tops to the cabinet color, choosing hues and materials that coordinate can often present a challenge for homeowners. Luckily, Progress Lighting makes it easy to coordinate fixtures from room to room [...]

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

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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 [...]