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Kitchen Lighting

Designing a Well-Lit Kitchen

Over the past year, we’ve all had to re-evaluate how we live in our homes. It’s safe to say that more than ever, the kitchen is the hub of stay-at-home activity and the room where many of us are investing our renovation budgets in 2021. Whether you’re seeking a simple upgrade or a whole-kitchen makeover, […]

Lighting Trends

Not Your Basic Black

Black. It’s timeless, it’s classic, it goes with everything. And it has emerged as one of the hottest finishes for lighting, cabinet hardware, plumbing fixtures, and décor pieces.  There are many ways to incorporate black into home décor:   Taking its cue from fashion, a completely black piece epitomizes classic style. White and black offer a […]


A Perfect Blend of Old and New

Stephen Alexander Homes is known for luxurious Modern Farmhouse style, custom-built homes in Virginia and North Carolina. While their home designs lean towards clean and modern style, when it came to building his own home 13 years ago, principal Stephen Quick IV and his wife chose to go another route: they emulated the style of […]

Lighting Tips

Accent Lighting for Visual Appeal

It’s common to see beautifully lit home facades that wash light over the exterior of a house. But did you know these lighting effects can be used inside the home, too? We’ll show where and how to place accent lighting for visual appeal in your home.  One-Light Multi Directional Roundback Directional Lighting Directional lighting aims […]

Design Tips

Modern Organic Style: Get the Look

Warm. Cozy. Comfortable. Soothing. These are a few of the words that come to mind when describing the trend towards the natural, modern organic interior design style that is so popular today. Wood tones, greenery, natural textures, and calming colors from nature are some of the forms and materials used in this look. These tactile […]

Design Tips

Design Ideas for the Whole House

Need inspiration for your next home decor project? Our latest video has beautiful design ideas for the whole house! We’ve taken some of the best of our brand-new fixtures and fans and photographed them in real settings to show what they look like installed in various rooms. Take a look! Browse through the design ideas […]

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Top Kitchen Ideas For 2021

Ah, the kitchen. It’s one of the most used rooms in a home, doing double duty as a place to cook and a gathering place for friends and family. Often the kitchen’s design details set the stage for the look of the rest of the home, so go beyond the basics and instill style with […]

Bathroom Lighting

Top Bathroom Ideas For 2021

Once a merely functional space, today’s baths are getting loads of attention. If you’re looking for fresh design options for the bathroom, we’ve got you covered with inspiration for bathroom lighting and décor. Here is a look at some top bathroom ideas for 2021. Retro, Yet Modern VibesMix old and new for a charming effect […]

Lighting Tips

Lighting Tips to Warm Up Winter

Hinton Collection It doesn’t matter if you live in a warm or cool climate: we all experience less daylight this time of year in North America. We have some good news, though – simple lighting and decorating changes can instantly help brighten up your winter days. Here are a few décor and lighting tips for […]

Lighting Trends

Two Top Trends in Lighting for 2021

Two top trends in lighting for 2021 that are fast becoming must-haves for any home are decorative LED lights and outdoor living fixtures. The first combines integrated LED light sources with artful designs to make a statement inside a home. The second trend takes outdoor living to new heights, with fixtures that are beautifully suited […]