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2016,  Bathroom Lighting,  Design Tips,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling

4 quick and easy ways to refresh your bathroom look on a budget

Updating your bathroom’s style doesn’t have to break the bank (or your budget). There are many small bathroom projects that take almost no time at all – and have a big impact on style! We took some hints from our friends at Dostie Homes on how you can refresh your bathroom look. Read on for […]

Guest Posts,  Progress Lighting

How to refresh your space for the New Year {Guest Post}

By Bryn Huntpalmer, Modernize With the new year comes the fresh promise of a brand new start—including in your home! Here at Modernize, we ring in the new year by trading out our tired designs for some fresh inspiration. Here’s what we plan on trying this winter. In the Kitchen: Paint Your Cabinets It’s pretty […]

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 […]

Interior Design,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

Trend Talk: Invigorating colors

We’re excited to launch “Trend Talk Tuesdays” in which we bring you the latest and greatest in home design trends. We recently had the privilege to sit down with design experts at Masterpiece Design Group and learn a little more about the trending wants and needs of today’s homeowner. Today, we’re talking colors. And not […]

energy efficiency,  Interior Design,  LEDs,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations,  Shopping for lighting

Incandescent sources in residential design: Yay or Nay?

Although LED and more energy efficient sources are on the rise, incandescents are still commonly used in home lighting applications. If you’re planning a remodel or a lighting upgrade, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of going with incandescent lamps. Here’s a few to start the conversation. Pros: Low initial cost (note: high […]

Homebuilders,  Interior Design,  Lighting,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

How to create a successful lighting design | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Whether purchasing a new home or renovating your existing one, lighting is a crucial part of the design process. Lighting not only impacts the functionality of a space, but also helps further the overall style and personality of your home. It’s important when selecting your fixtures that you carefully examine both your functional and fashionable […]

Homebuilders,  Interior Design,  Lighting,  Lighting Trends,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

How to create a successful lighting design | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Whether purchasing a new home or renovating your existing one, lighting is a crucial part of the design process. Lighting not only impacts the functionality of a space, but also helps further the overall style and personality of your home. It’s important when selecting your fixtures that you carefully examine both your functional and fashionable […]

Interior Design,  Progress Lighting,  remodeling,  renovations

Renovation in America: Trends & Findings

The popular interior design social media site Houzz conducted a nationwide survey with more than 100,000 respondents on renovation and decorating activity. As the largest survey of its kind, the purpose remains to: Provide unique insights into historical and planned projects Determine the motivations behind these products Highlight the impact of the economy on home […]

Progress Lighting,  special events

Attention DIYers: This Facebook giveaway is for you!

We designed our third social media promotion for those of you who love do-it-yourself projects and home renovations. Have a recent home improvement project to share? Send us your before-and-after pictures along with a short description, and you’ll be entered to win one of five of our three-light bath and vanity fixtures from the Renovations […]