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2016,  Kitchen Lighting,  Progress Lighting

5 Unforgettable Kitchen Ideas

Making your kitchen more memorable can often be boiled down to a few key style decisions incorporated into an overall, well-designed kitchen space. Here are 5 design elements that will not only boost your own personal satisfaction with your kitchen design – but are sure to also stick in the minds of guests, family members and friends.   1. Exposed Beams […]

2016,  Guest Posts,  Lighting,  lighting designs,  lighting lifestyles,  Progress Lighting

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 […]

2016,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting,  renovations,  showrooms,  special events

How Progress Lighting made brands like Gucci and Chanel shine bright in a french-inspired venue

For something to be believed, it must be perceived. From the initial concept of repurposing the Postcard from Paris event venue, we challenged ourselves to create a memorable evening that would be fun and leave a lasting impression for our team and guests. And we believe we did just that! At our Be Bright cocktail reception, […]

Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Trend Alert: Groupings of pendants in kitchens and baths

      Pendants are high on the trend report for residential interiors. Available in almost any size and style to meet a variety of home applications and design goals, pendants are quickly becoming the most versatile fixture choice for nearly every room of the home. We’re taking a look at how pendants are gracing kitchens […]

Interior Design,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

Shining a light on top kitchen island trends

The kitchen island concept has greatly evolved over the last decade. As the kitchen itself has transitioned from an area primarily for preparing food to a key room for entertaining, so the kitchen island has changed. It has become a key centerpiece and “hub” to kitchen life. As a focal point to kitchen design and functionality, news styles and materials of kitchen islands have also […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kitchen Lighting,  Progress Lighting

3 ways to beautifully illuminate your kitchen workspaces

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the home to outfit with a well-designed, layered lighting plan. Not only is this area a key space for cooking and baking, but today’s kitchens have evolved to be a natural room for entertaining and social gatherings. A well-lit kitchen invites friends and family in, […]

lighting designs,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting

One Fixture, Four Ways: Equinox

Orbs and circular fixtures are at the top of the list of today’s trending lighting designs – which explains why Equinox is one of our most-loved families. But we’re learning that it’s not just it’s distinctive rings and memorable shape that makes this fixture so attractive to designers and homeowners. We are constantly amazed by […]

Lighting,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

5 bold, beautiful and unexpected ways to light with pendants

Pendants are a style of lighting that everyone can agree on – mainly because there is such a wide selection of colors, materials and sizes to choose from. There’s truly a fit for every design taste. When it comes to placing pendants, we’ve noticed that designers are thinking outside the box (or outside the kitchen […]