text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

2016,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

Home Tour: A 1906 Remodel Breathes Southern Romance

Home design enthusiast Esther De Wolde had always dreamed of restoring an old southern home. But, living thousands of miles away in Canada, she doubted that this bucket list item would ever truly come to fruition.   When Esther came upon a 1906 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Mobile, Alabama – the pieces of her […]

2016,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

3 spring cleaning projects that designers are making top priority

Just two more days until it is officially spring – which means it’s time to create your “honey do” lists, pull out the cleaning supplies and bring your home out of hibernation with a little spring cleaning! There are hundreds of tasks that can be done to refresh your home to celebrate the re-birth of spring, […]

2016,  Design Tips,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

Refresh your home this spring: 5 amazingly simple designer secrets revealed

With an extra hour of daylight, colorful blooms taking shape and warm temperatures moving in – springtime really can feel like a breath of fresh air! As our natural surroundings get more beautiful and our days get brighter, it only seems fitting to carry that momentum into your home design. We talked to some of our designer […]

2016,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting,  Social Media,  special events

One million reasons to get to know Kate Rumson

The wildly successful interior design page on Instagram @the_real_houses_of_ig has reached one million followers this month, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to the person behind it all – Kate Rumson! Fueled by her passion for interior design and construction, Kate is inspiring millions of homeowners – while building a unique brand […]

2016,  Design Tips,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting

Design Tip: Chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home

Our Design Tips series continues with expert advice from Designer Deidre Lavigne with SH Designs. Deidre and SH Designs take pride in creating living spaces that reflect the personality, passions and lifestyles of each client. Today, Deidre explains a lighting trend that is taking shape in the residential space – chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home. Learn […]

2016,  Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

Top 5 Home Design Trends for 2016

Last week at the International Builders’ Show, we had the great privilege of hearing from the Design Director of HGTV HOME – Nancy Fire. If you’ve ever been captivated by the charm, style and intrigue of home settings and products on HGTV or HGTV.com – you can thank Nancy. In an informative and engaging presentation on […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  Uncategorized

Four fall decorating ideas – bring the outdoors in

While we know it’s popular to extend the outdoor living season, did you also know that many interior designers are focusing on “bringing the outdoors in?” According to Richard Gacek of Gacek Design Group, one of the ways we can change interior areas to reflect the fall season is to incorporate local natural materials. “Bringing […]

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 […]

awards,  Homebuilders,  Interior Design,  Progress Lighting

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 […]