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

5 new, creative ways to light your dining areas

In an age where the open floor plan and “open-concept kitchen” are top priorities for homeowners, the traditional dining room has evolved. There has been a distinctive shift in the generational culture as dinner guests are more likely to be helping to prepare meals, rather than waiting to be served. This trend has lead many […]

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Our 5 most popular pins on Pinterest

Whether its to find inspiration by room, fixture type or decor style, Pinterest offers a wealth of resources to help you build, remodel and renovate your current home – or your dream home. From luxurious bathrooms to a country chic breakfast nook – see what our followers have been pinning the most from the Progress […]

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NAHB 50+ award-winning home tour

We are proud to partner with the top industry leaders in the homebuilding and design community, and want to congratulate designer Doris Pearlman who recently accepted an NAHB 50+ housing award for her work in a Toll Brothers community. If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we have had the pleasure to share […]

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How to achieve a layered lighting design in your home

Layered lighting designs can be seen in a variety of both remodel and new construction home projects these days. Even designers who are certified in creating Aging-in-Place environments for the older population credit layered lighting designs to accomplishing both functional and aesthetic goals for a particular room. If you’re wondering how you can achieve a […]

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How to select the perfect size dining chandelier in 3 steps

Chandeliers add beauty, ambience and functional illumination to your home. Perfect  for entryways, above dining room tables and as living room accents, the styles are far reaching – offering a widespread realm of design possibilities. When browsing through Houzz idea books, Pinterest pins or your favorite design magazine, the placement of chandeliers can often seem […]

Interior Design,  Kitchen Lighting,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

How to achieve an industrial look with lighting

Vintage, industrial looks are making their way into today’s most on-trend interior settings. When done right, interior designs with an industrial influence can create a sophisticated atmosphere with distinctive character. Attention-to-detail is key with this design style – and a good place to start is your lighting fixtures. Lighting has the ability to transform your […]

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Home Tour: A dreamy coastal retreat

We’re ooo-ing and ahh-ing over Stephen Alexander Homes‘ Coastal Virginia Idea House – the epitome of coastal luxury. From the color scheme (defined by a calming neutral and nostalgic sea foam palette), to the decor (complete with rustic elements and dark wood undertones), to the over-the-top amenities (which are luxurious to the core) – the […]

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Simple Ways to Make Your Guests Feel at Home

Spring in in full bloom which means some favorite family holidays (Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day) are just around the corner. As you prepare to host guests and family members in your home in the coming weeks, enjoy some tips from our friends over at Modernize.com on how to make your overnight visitors feel […]

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5 questions to ask for the best home lighting

Are you feeling dissatisfied with your current home decor? Is the wall decor or color scheme you originally chose not what you thought it would be? Before you change out the furniture, paint your walls or upgrade your floors, it’s important to make sure your lighting plan is one that complements your home’s current set-up […]

Interior Design,  Kitchen Lighting,  Lighting,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Lighting by Room: A Virtual Tour from Beazer Homes

There are numerous design elements to absorb when touring a model home. Light fixtures contribute to both the style and function of a new home. Our friends at Beazer Homes have offered to take us on a virtual tour of their Camden Plan in the Alpharetta, GA 321 Vaughan community. Get an enlightening behind-the-scenes look […]