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Interior Design,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

How to think like a designer {Home Tour by Gacek Design Group}

Have you ever walked through a home and wondered how a designer was able to make everything come together so beautifully (and effortlessly)? Or, perhaps your mind wanders to the curious intent or inspiration behind a room’s design? Well, we, too, had those exact questions – which is why we were excited to sit down with expert […]

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,  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 […]

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 […]

Lighting,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

One Fixture, Four Ways: Archie vintage pendants

It’s time for another round of “One Fixture, Four Ways” – where we show you how our customers’ favorite collections transcend multiple design styles and applications. Today we’re taking an up close look at Archie – a family known for it’s vintage elements, knob and strap details and authentic style. We’ve taken hints from some […]

lighting designs,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

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 […]

Homebuilders,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

A Lesson in Recessed Lighting

Ideal for use in a variety of home settings, recessed fixtures are high on the list when it comes to versatility in both style and application. Follow these four easy steps to determine which recessed fixtures align best with your design needs and goals. STEP 1: Determine your lighting application General Lighting – These are […]

Lighting,  lighting designs,  lighting lifestyles,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

What’s your unique lighting style? Find out here.

With a seemingly endless number of finishes, sizes, styles and materials to choose from – settling on the right lighting fixtures for your home can sometimes be daunting. Before you even open the lighting catalog, you should start by determining your unique decorating style. Then, you can narrow the search by focusing on fixture families […]

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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 […]

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 […]