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7 Lighting Mistakes Only Rookies Make

Our lighting solutions specialist Anne Suggs recently addressed some unfavorable – yet commonplace – practices in lighting that homeowners should take extra care to avoid. According to Anne, there are special things to consider when approaching the lighting in every room of your home. And with a little knowledge, the right lighting can make any design project […]

5 Unforgettable Kitchen Ideas

Making your kitchen more memorable can often be boiled down to a few key style decisions incorporated into an overall, well-designed kitchen space. Here are 5 design elements that will not only boost your own personal satisfaction with your kitchen design – but are sure to also stick in the minds of guests, family members and friends.   1. Exposed Beams […]

Houzz Survey reveals rise of the “super kitchen” – the most functional room of the home

The leading platform for home remodeling and design, Houzz, recently conducted a survey with 2,400 U.S. homeowners who are in the middle of or recently completed a kitchen renovation. The results showed a fascinating rise of the “super kitchen” – a space that not only serves multiple purposes, but incorporates features, functions and decor that […]

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 […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Lighting Your Kitchen

We recently divulged a list of lighting Do’s and Dont’s to illuminate the exterior of the home with insight courtesy of our very own Lighting Specialist Anne Suggs. Now, we’re continuing along in the series with a look at best practices for lighting your kitchen. The kitchen has become a primary area for gathering and entertaining, […]

Design Tip: How to make your favorite kitchen design elements SHINE

If you’ve been following along with our Design Tips series, you know that San Antonio Designer Dy Lynne Dabney loves lighting! Today, Dy Lynne focuses on what’s trending in the kitchen, and how undercabinet lighting can be used to accentuate your most-loved style elements. Tune in below! You can view all of Dy Lynne’s Design Tips now […]

Impress your guests with jewelry for your home in 3 easy steps

Designers tend to talk about the importance of “good lighting,” but what makes it good? “Thoughtful lighting can make everyone, and everything, look more attractive. When you’re shopping, remember that the bulbs you choose can dramatically change the look of your fixture” – Jennifer Kis Our very own Key Account Marketing Manager Jennifer Kis recently […]

Lighting by Room: White, bright (and attainable) designer kitchens

We selected some of our favorite kitchen projects from designers all around the globe that beautifully showcase the timeless white cabinet trend. One thing we love about these stunning kitchens is how each one uses a different style of lighting. It’s amazing how the same trend can be used to complement many different interior styles. The best news? These kitchens are […]

Shining a light on top kitchen island trends

This project by Synergy Design and Construction showcases multiple islands. The lined glass pendants create a cohesiveness to the overall set-up of the room.

The kitchen island concept has greatly evolved over the last decade. As the kitchen itself has transitioned from an area primarily for preparing food to a key room for entertaining, so the kitchen island has changed. It has become a key centerpiece and “hub” to kitchen life. As a focal point to kitchen design and functionality, news styles and materials of kitchen islands have also […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of aging in place kitchen lighting

Aging in place kitchen by Mary DeWalt Design Group

Whether you are helping with an aging family member or experiencing the effects of aging yourself, there are certain home improvement projects that will increase the functionality of your rooms. The kitchen is considered a “high-risk” area for home accidents, so it’s extremely important to ensure this area is equipped with aging in place functionalities. There are many updates and changes […]