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High Performance Lighting for the Home: Part 2

As we discussed in our first High Performance Lighting post, HPL is the use of excellent quality lighting that is also energy efficient. Installing HPL in your home can provide a beautiful atmosphere while decreasing your carbon footprint. So just how do you go about applying this type of lighting to your home? There are […]

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Weekly Round-Up!

We hope you all have had a great week! In case you have not had a chance to visit our social media sites, here’s what you missed. We took a look at various kitchen designs to see what new trends are on the rise.  In addition, we’ve included a link to new facebook photos from […]

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High Performance Lighting for the Home: Part I

Most new homes come equipped with only the minimum lighting fixtures needed to meet building safety code requirements, with little attention paid to energy efficiency. That means it’s the homeowner’s responsibility (that means you!) to hire a lighting designer or create a plan to beautifully illuminate your home with efficient fixtures. But rest assured, we […]

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Bingo: Endless custom design possibilties

Our recently introduced Bingo collection was designed with beauty and functionality in mind. Bingo fixtures offer fashion-forward circular forms that can be can be wall- or ceiling-mounted for functional illumination in a unique statement piece. Beyond these details, Bingo’s distressed mirror surfaces may be painted, or covered with fabric, paper or photographs – to match any range […]

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What do you want to do at your kitchen island?

Kitchens are the gathering spots of today’s home – and islands are stylish workspaces that help make these areas efficient and inviting. So, what do you want to do at your kitchen island? Knowing the goal of this space will help you design the perfect station. Cook. An island meant for cooking includes appliances such […]

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Choosing the right lighting fixture – by designer Laurie Smith

The American Lighting Association has produced and launched a new series of videos about lighting features well-known designer Laurie Smith. View this quick, informational video, which focuses on how to use lighting to contrast or coordinate with your interior environment. Let lighting be that unexpected element in your design process – and let us know […]

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Hidden gems: Undercabinet lighting

Did you know that, while often overlooked, undercabinet lighting is a critical source of task lighting in any kitchen? In particular, energy efficient LEDs are a growing option for undercabinet lighting. They contain no mercury, give off less heat than alternative sources and many are dimmable. Considering adding undercabinet lighting to your kitchen? Keep the following […]

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Lighting kitchens right

You may have the best-designed kitchen layout in the world, but if it’s poorly lit, you won’t enjoy working in the space. So when we came across a great set of tips for properly lighting kitchens in Consumer Reports’ most recent Kitchen Planning & Buying Guide, we knew we wanted to pass along this information […]

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The role of color in health care lighting

Health care interior environments include a number of elements that must work together to create a healing space, and everyone’s experience is unique. But did you know that the color of light can have a profound effect on circadian rhythms, which affect a patient’s ability to heal more quickly? We read a few key findings […]

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Hubbell Headquarters Goes Pink (part 2!)

Last week we talked about Hubbell’s participation in Greenville’s “Businesses Go Pink Week” to support the local Susan G. Komen Affiliate. Here are a few pictures of the building at night. We thought it turned out beautifully and wanted to share!