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Dallas Market,  Progress Lighting

Progress gears up for the 2012 Dallas Lighting Market

The Progress Lighting team has been brainstorming and developing new ideas for trend-setting lighting introductions all year. And each January, we have the chance to unveil our newest offerings at the Dallas International Lighting Market! The Progress Lighting showroom at the Dallas Market Center is decked out with not only our newest decorative collections, but our […]

lighting designs,  Progress Lighting

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 […]

LEDs,  Lighting,  Progress Lighting

ABCs of LEDs: Lighting Metrics

Have you ever been confused by some of the terminology surrounding LEDs – words like “efficacy” or “correlated color temperature?” If so, you’re not alone. We recently attended an educational webinar, ABCs of LEDs, presented by Residential Lighting magazine. The course offered a wealth of information on LED lighting technology – including lighting metrics. Here’s […]

dimmers,  Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Lighting Controls 2.0

How would you like to come home at night to a lit house without leaving the lights on the entire time while you were out?  If you love the idea as much as we do, be happy to know that solution is here, as we read in Residential Lighting’s September 2011 issue. Today’s consumer has […]

LEDs,  Lighting,  lighting designs,  Progress Lighting

Tips on lighting your kitchen

We’re big fans of “How To” tips and ideas for lighting interior spaces, so we were excited to come across this short article and video on www.dannylipford.com. When used correctly, lighting can improve the appearance of a room. Consider adding a variety of illumination sources to add depth, aesthetics and functionality to your kitchen: Pendant […]

Lighting,  lighting designs,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting,  Projects,  renovations

Seeing the Light in Tough Times

Even though people may not be building houses like they were a few years ago, the lighting industry is still doing business. American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference keynote speaker Robert Stevenson says showrooms just need to “figure out ways to make it easy for customers to do business with you” in order to keep numbers […]

Lighting,  lighting designs,  Progress Lighting,  Projects

Out with the Old

Renovating a room can be a huge undertaking, unless you consider only updating a few pieces in the space. When you choose the right furniture and accessories to add or replace, you can have the same effect – but for less money and effort than a full overhaul. Lighting fixtures are one way to change […]

ceiling fans,  lighting designs,  Progress Lighting

The Evolution of the Ceiling Fan

The ceiling fan has long been a staple in the average American home. Much like the refrigerator or oven in your kitchen, the fixtures have been purely functional for years and not intended to make an aesthetic statement. Until recently, fans were only available in white for the purpose of blending in with the ceiling […]