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Ceiling Fans: New Styles for Welcoming Spaces

Ceiling fans are fast becoming a key element of a room’s décor scheme: they offer comfort, a design focal point, and the convenience of Wi-Fi operation. Control is easy using a handheld remote, smart phone, tablet or voice assistant like Google Home or Alexa. Just say “Hey Google, turn the fan on high”; or set […]

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Lighting Tips for Aging Vision

As we age, so do our eyes. Physical changes take place that makes seeing everyday objects and performing everyday tasks more difficult. The eye’s lenses begin to discolor, making it harder to see and distinguish between certain color shades. The muscles that control pupil size and reaction to light lose some strength, so glare becomes […]

Office Lighting

It’s Fall: New Ways to Work, Learn and Live From Home

It’s been six months since the pandemic began, and life as we know it has changed. For many of us, working and attending school from home are trends that show no signs of stopping in the foreseeable future. Adjustments have been made: the kitchen table is now the office, the dining room is a classroom, […]

Bathroom Lighting

Beautiful Bathrooms

Say goodbye to boring bathrooms! It used to be a room where form followed function, now style takes center stage into the bath, creating the ultimate area to relax and recharge. If you’re thinking about updating your bathroom, or simply want a peek at the latest trends, we’re here to get you inspired with some […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]