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2016,  Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

Top 5 Home Design Trends for 2016

Last week at the International Builders’ Show, we had the great privilege of hearing from the Design Director of HGTV HOME – Nancy Fire. If you’ve ever been captivated by the charm, style and intrigue of home settings and products on HGTV or HGTV.com – you can thank Nancy. In an informative and engaging presentation on […]

2016,  Interior Design,  Kitchen Lighting,  Progress Lighting

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, […]

Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

A Year in Review: A Look at Progress Lighting’s Most Popular Collections

As 2015 nears its close, we look forward to the new and exciting opportunities that are ahead. As we press on in our quest to provide our customers with today’s most innovative and beautiful fixture designs, we believe reflecting on past accomplishments can serve as a guide for future success. So, before we jump in to what’s coming this […]

Design Tips,  Interior Design,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

Welcome home! 5 tips to create an inviting entryway with lighting

When homeowners start the remodeling process – their minds naturally go to the most-used areas of the home (we think kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, great rooms, etc.). More often than not, the entryway gets overlooked as a key design area, when in fact, this space is one of the most important rooms in the home (specifically from a style […]

holiday lighting,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

6 must-see designer dining rooms you’ll love

The holiday season is finally here which means that lively dinner parties, warm family gatherings and bright festivities are only going to increase throughout the end of the year. Create a dining area that not only invites guests in, but makes them feel comfortable and at ease – so they will want to mix and mingle all […]

holiday lighting,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

6 easy ways to get your home holiday ready

Image courtesy of Stephen Alexander Homes and Neighborhoods Make your home more welcoming by clearing out key traffic and entertaining areas. It’s amazing the effect a little less clutter can have on making your home more inviting to guests. Declutter counters, corners and nooks and crannies for a cleaner and visually attractive home. Add mood lighting by installing dimmers. Dimmers […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Trend Alert: Craftsmanship Style

A key trend in the home design industry is craftsmanship. Whether its furniture, textiles or fixtures, furnishings with a handmade look using carefully constructed materials are high on the list in today’s most on-trend interiors. Progress Lighting has answered the demand for crafted home elements with the introduction of several new lighting collections that further […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

3 lighting styles that master the mid-century modern trend

Mid-century modern is a trend that is taking the residential design scene by storm. This is your classic “Mad Men” style. Furniture and fixtures that were prevalent in the 1950’s era are coming back around with a more simplified, modern appeal. Whether its a new contemporary restaurant or the latest issue of Elle Decor – the mid-century […]

Interior Design,  Lighting,  lighting designs,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

Bright ideas for lighting your mudroom

At its most basic level, the mudroom serves as the passageway that leads family and guests from the interior of your home to outdoor areas, and vice versa. However, this space has evolved to have greater purpose and functionality – often equipped with practical storage units, laundry appliances and home office essentials. The mudroom has […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  Uncategorized

Four fall decorating ideas – bring the outdoors in

While we know it’s popular to extend the outdoor living season, did you also know that many interior designers are focusing on “bringing the outdoors in?” According to Richard Gacek of Gacek Design Group, one of the ways we can change interior areas to reflect the fall season is to incorporate local natural materials. “Bringing […]