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Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

What defines a craftsman home?

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. What defines a craftsman home? According to HomePlans.com, craftsman home layouts embrace “simplicity, handiwork, and natural materials. Craftsman home plans are cozy, often […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

How to incorporate livable luxury into your home {Guest Post}

Progress Lighting valued partner Bellacor contributed to this post. You would think that in order to have a luxuriously styled home you would have to invest a lot of time and money, but we invited Bellacor to join us on our blog  to debunk that myth. Some of the most luxurious homes are in fact ones that […]

Interior Design,  Kitchen Lighting,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Lighting by Room: White, bright (and attainable) designer kitchens

We selected some of our favorite kitchen projects from designers all around the globe that beautifully showcase the timeless white cabinet trend. One thing we love about these stunning kitchens is how each one uses a different style of lighting. It’s amazing how the same trend can be used to complement many different interior styles. The best news? These kitchens are […]

Interior Design,  Kitchen Lighting,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

Get this designer look with lighting

All designers are different. From their processes to their styles to their specialties – there are no two designers that are exactly alike. But there is one thing they all can agree on – lighting greatly impacts the beauty, functionality and perceived value of a home. We had the pleasure of working with Masterpiece Design Group on a project featuring […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Shining a light on top kitchen island trends

The kitchen island concept has greatly evolved over the last decade. As the kitchen itself has transitioned from an area primarily for preparing food to a key room for entertaining, so the kitchen island has changed. It has become a key centerpiece and “hub” to kitchen life. As a focal point to kitchen design and functionality, news styles and materials of kitchen islands have also […]

Bedroom Lighting,  Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

One Fixture, Four Ways: Ashbury | Classic elegance with a twist

You are likely aware of the elegance that chandeliers with shades bring to a dining space – but did you know that they can be used to dress up almost any room of the home? Traditionally reserved for the dining room, classic chandeliers with shades are now making their way into new rooms, bringing a […]

Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

How to live large in a small home: Lighting techniques and creative storage for homes with limited space

When you’re short on space, creative storage solutions are a must to make your home feel comfortable and inviting. What you may not know is that how you illuminate your home also has a great impact on the perception of size and space. Managing space is an art form – and lighting is an imperative […]

Interior Design,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting

Layered Lighting 101: How to properly light a room for both style and function

Lighting has the ability to make or break the look and feel of your home. Without the right lighting – focal points, architectural details, unique textures and even colors can be lost, overlooked or nullified. The key to a good lighting plan is a layered approach that combines three types of light: Ambient, task and accent […]

Bathroom Lighting,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

Idea Board: A soothing master bathroom inspired by the sea

Imagine that every time you step into your master bathroom, the cares of the day behind and the day ahead melt away as you are greeted with the soft, soothing tones and elements of a calm misty day by the sea. We took a few hints from our friends at Stephen Alexander Homes – and […]

Dallas Market,  Interior Design,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting

What’s NEW from Progress Lighting

We are excited to be kicking off our week at the Dallas International Lighting Market with a round of new product introductions to better meet the design, efficiency and functional needs of our customers. From authentic decorative fixtures with raw elements to graphic, modern frames with bold styles – our newest products are designed to […]