When was the last time you really saw the beautiful night sky? Was it in your backyard last night or your last camping trip? Too often, the breathtaking night sky is just a summer memory, overshadowed by street lamps and light pollution. That’s where Dark Sky lighting comes in. Dark Sky outdoor lighting is designed to point the light towards . . .
There’s no better way to spend warm summer days or nights than on your back porch with a cold beverage in hand – but what would make these carefree summer days even better? A cool breeze fanning your face. We’re talking outdoor ceiling fans. Not only are outdoor fans ideal for keeping porches and patios cool, but they also add an element of style . . .
We all want to know how to live happier lives and lucky for us, the Danish have already figured out how to do it. Danish people are known for being the happiest people on Earth. You may be wondering: “How is that possible?” Danish people live by the hygge principal, incorporating ways of adding comfort and joy into their lives. Hygge (pronounced . . .
The inglenook is a cute name with a charming history. It literally means “chimney corner” and began as a wooden seat built into the space on either side of the wide fireplaces common in 17th-century English houses and cottages. Over time, the concept evolved to it’s own room near a fireplace room right off the kitchen and was meant to be a . . .
Keeping up with trends, whether commercially or only as an observer, can be a fun hobby! There’s so much variety, beauty, and class in this world. However, trends in fashion, décor, and even lighting, revolve quickly. If you’re thinking of replacing a more permanent part of your home, such as the flooring, plumbing, or lighting, it’s tricky to be . . .
During my time in the lighting industry, I’ve received countless questions about LED lights. What are they? How are they different from traditional light sources? How do they work? Why are they more expensive? And the list goes on… This guide will teach you the ins and outs of LED lighting and how to use this innovative technology to your . . .
When our clients furnish a new home or upgrade their lighting, one of their main concerns is matching light fixtures to their overall design. After all, what kind of lighting look good with shabby-chic or modern farmhouse décor? It’s a valid question! Just like fashion or interior design, lighting fixtures can be divided into general styles . . .
Track lighting can be a wonderful addition to your home. These stylish, functional pieces have limitless uses, including: Directional task lighting Over-the-table or kitchen island lighting Artwork spotlight lighting Over-the-mantle lighting Eye-catching general lighting Designers have traditionally used track lighting in narrow . . .
Have you ever noticed how certain lights make things look different? Take a hair salon, for example. The stylist dyes your hair and it looks great in the salon, but when you go outside, it’s a completely different color! That isn’t bad styling— but it might be caused by bad lighting. Here’s an in-depth review of the Color Rendering Index and how it . . .
The kitchen is not only one of the most functional rooms in the home, but it’s also a central place to express your style! Kitchen lighting should combine excellent functionality with equal flair, and there’s no better way to do that than with pendant lighting. Here’s an in-depth guide of 6 vital principles to help you choose and hang the perfect . . .