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Versatility Rules: Expand Your Lighting Options

Design rules are made to be broken, and it’s time to try something different. Expand your lighting options by thinking beyond traditional ways and places to use lighting and try one of these trends instead. Using Outdoor Fixtures, Inside Bringing the outdoors inside by repurposing light fixtures that traditionally are only hung on a home’s […]

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Easy Lighting Hacks to Reduce Glare

Oh, my aching head! If you’ve recently started working at home, some of the things you take for granted in your workplace may be issues at home. At work, it was easy to call maintenance or put in a request for service if you needed new batteries or a fresh light bulb. At home, guess […]

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Tips for Working at Home: How to Light an Office

For many people, working at home has suddenly gone from being a perk to a necessity. Whether you’re setting up shop at the kitchen table or creating a complete home office, it needs to be a space that is ultimately comfortable and productive. Here are some tips for how to light your home workspace. No […]

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What You Need to Know When Choosing Lighting

It’s exciting to plan a remodel or build a completely new home! But the number of decisions to be made on the materials, fixtures and appliances can be somewhat overwhelming. And that’s why some people leave items on their to-do list, such as choosing the lighting, to the last minute. Here’s what you need to […]

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Ways to Get Creative with Edison Lights in Every Room of the Home {Guest Post}

Everything old is new again!—with all the chatter about LEDs and CFLs, it may seem strange to suddenly be talking about good old-fashioned incandescents. But vintage Edison bulbs have been showing up everywhere of late, from private homes to some of New York’s hippest restaurants, and for good reason: their twisted filaments have a visual […]

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Your Pictures, Our Fixtures: 7 inspiring spaces that banish boring

We are constantly inspired by the wealth of interior design inspiration that is populating our Instagram news feed. From home improvement tips to popular color schemes to unexpected lighting applications – the latest looks and trends are right at your fingertips on this visually-driven platform. Plus, we love seeing how our customers are using Progress Lighting fixtures to […]

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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 […]

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How to select the right lamp for your light fixtures

Not all bulbs are created equal. Choosing the right source for your light fixture can affect the functionality and appearance of your home, as well as your energy bill. Light output, energy efficiency, durability and style greatly vary from source to source. Before changing your burnt-out bulbs, consider the following four categories to choose a […]

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Welcome! 3 ways to create an inviting foyer with lighting

First impressions are lasting – which is why it is important to greet your guests with beauty and sophistication as soon as they enter your home. A cluttered, poorly lit entryway can greatly affect the perceived value and design quality of the rest of your home. Ensure that friends, family and visitors are warmly welcomed […]

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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 […]