Tag Archives: interior design

Trend Update: Is the formal dining room in or out?

For the last several years, the dining room seemed to be one of the least popular areas of the home.   Sure, a homeowner still technically needed a formal dining room as part of their house plan for re-sale value. However, the average family seemed to be only using this space during a few special […]

Home Tour: A 1906 Remodel Breathes Southern Romance

Home design enthusiast Esther De Wolde had always dreamed of restoring an old southern home. But, living thousands of miles away in Canada, she doubted that this bucket list item would ever truly come to fruition.   When Esther came upon a 1906 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Mobile, Alabama – the pieces of her […]

Designer picks for lighting your french country kitchen

  The elegance of European decor and the simplistic beauty of country style come together in perfect harmony in the French Country home. If you are smitten by the mixing of vibrant and subtle hues, wrought-iron furniture, blue and white porcelain and whitewashed wood surfaces – you have the French Country bug. Timeless toile prints and provincial […]

5 ways to beautify your home office space and work smarter, not harder

Studies show that the design of your office space actually can have an affect on your mood, energy and even work productivity. If you have the freedom to work from home, the style and decor of your home office is about more than just preference – it can directly impact your workplace success! Here are some things to keep in […]

Refresh your home this spring: 5 amazingly simple designer secrets revealed

With an extra hour of daylight, colorful blooms taking shape and warm temperatures moving in – springtime really can feel like a breath of fresh air! As our natural surroundings get more beautiful and our days get brighter, it only seems fitting to carry that momentum into your home design. We talked to some of our designer […]

Design Tip: Should you mix metals in your interior design?

San Antonio Designer Dy Lynne Dabney shares her expert advice on how to achieve an urban, farmhouse kitchen. Plus, learn how you should view mixing metals in your home environment. It’s all part of our Design Tips series!

Trend Alert: Craftsmanship Style

A key trend in the home design industry is craftsmanship. Whether its furniture, textiles or fixtures, furnishings with a handmade look using carefully constructed materials are high on the list in today’s most on-trend interiors. Progress Lighting has answered the demand for crafted home elements with the introduction of several new lighting collections that further […]

How to think like a designer {Home Tour by Gacek Design Group}

Have you ever walked through a home and wondered how a designer was able to make everything come together so beautifully (and effortlessly)? Or, perhaps your mind wanders to the curious intent or inspiration behind a room’s design? Well, we, too, had those exact questions – which is why we were excited to sit down with expert […]

How to incorporate livable luxury into your home {Guest Post}

A light blue island bring in a new element to the design scheme of this contemporary kitchen featuring fixtures from our Equinox collection.

Progress Lighting valued partner Bellacor contributed to this post. You would think that in order to have a luxuriously styled home you would have to invest a lot of time and money, but we invited Bellacor to join us on our blog  to debunk that myth. Some of the most luxurious homes are in fact ones that […]

NAHB 50+ award-winning home tour

We are proud to partner with the top industry leaders in the homebuilding and design community, and want to congratulate designer Doris Pearlman who recently accepted an NAHB 50+ housing award for her work in a Toll Brothers community. If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we have had the pleasure to share […]