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Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting Tips for Safety, Security and Beauty

Exterior lighting is a part of every building’s design. It adds beautiful curb appeal and can make a design statement as it guides the way for visitors and family. But exterior lighting is much more than simply placing a couple of wall lanterns or a hanging light near an entrance. There are many outdoor lighting […]

Bedroom Lighting

Swoon-Worthy Bedrooms

It’s more than a place to enjoy a good night’s sleep: today’s bedrooms serve as restful retreats and an escape from daily life. Join us on a tour of swoon-worthy bedrooms that will inspire you to create your own peaceful haven. Photographer: Kristin Leitten Hanging a chandelier instead of a typical flush mount fixture or […]

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How to Design a Home Lighting Plan

Phot by Merrick’s Art and Aubrey Stock Penn Collection There’s more to selecting lighting for your home than just picking out beautiful lights. To properly light your home, you’ll need a combination of lighting fixtures that define and enhance your space while providing the function each room requires.  To begin your lighting plan, consider the […]

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Smart Home Style

Interior designer Denise Enright believes eye-catching light fixtures can make or break a room. Working with Progress to plan the lighting for This Old House’s 2020 Idea House “was a really good fit,” said Enright. Along with her stylish selections to enhance the Coastal Chic vision, our sister company, iDevices, and parent company, Hubbell Incorporated, […]

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We’ve Got Them: Commercial Lighting Solutions, Indoors and Out

You know Progress for our on-trend decorative lighting collections for the home, but did you know we also offer a complete range of fixtures for light commercial use? They are well-designed, durable and made for projects like assisted living, multi-family housing complexes, hotels and restaurants, office buildings, retail stores, and outside spaces such as common […]

Lighting Trends

Coastal Chic: A New Definition of Luxury

Coastal Chic. It’s the elevated, sophisticated version of coastal design that is quickly becoming popular across the country, no matter how near or far from the beach you live. It’s the design theme of the 2020 This Old House Idea House: Cottage on the Cape, and their project team perfectly captured Coastal Chic’s refined beachy […]

Interior Design

Real-Life Lighting Inspiration

Penn Collection If you’re looking for lighting design inspiration, we think one of the best ways is to see how lighting fixtures are used in real-life homes. That’s why we collaborated recently with lifestyle blogger Merrick White on lighting selections for her Texas home. Merrick is an artist who turned her love of art, fashion, […]


Lumens, Watts, and Volts: What’s the Difference?

It used to be simple to shop for light bulbs: just choose the wattage and buy the bulb. Now, it’s not so easy. New lighting terms continue to be introduced into our everyday vocabulary. We tapped industry expert Chris Primous, Vice President of OEM Sales and Industry Relations at MaxLite, to explain them. While most […]

Lighting Trends

Lighting Tips for the Bathroom

Bathrooms are more than just functional spaces; they can express a homeowner’s design style just as well as any other room in the house. Lighting is an essential décor element, and we have a range of styles to fulfill your needs for both form and function in the bath. Here’s how to choose the best […]

Lighting Trends

Fabulous Finishes: What’s Trending Now

Selecting the perfect lighting involves many choices – you need to consider style, shape, and size, and finally, the finish of the fixture. Many Progress fixtures come in a range of finishes, running the gamut from light and bright to dark and bold. Here are two of the fabulous finishes that are trending now.  Matte […]