Louie Lighting Welcomes Sea Gull Lighting!

Sea Gull Lighting – A Brief History The Sea Gull Lighting story began in 1919 in a small lighting specialty store in Philadelphia, PA  shortly after World War I by founder Henry Seigel.  Focusing on quality, continuity and variety, he used his design talents to create patented hard-wired and portable fixtures over the next several… Read more

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How To Define Space With Light

Homes with open layouts have risen in popularity of late. Open floor plans foster family interaction and make entertaining at home flow easily. Combining larger spaces also create shared experiences of cooking and eating or even relaxing. That said, those of us who live in lofts or studios can struggle with conveying a sense of… Read more

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Lighting Trends To Watch In 2015

2015 Lighting Trends Today’s lighting styles could very well take permanent hold for the future – mainly, focusing on sustainable and energy-efficient options that are becoming increasingly important even in vintage-inspired styles. Added to this are fun trends that are taking off in the moment. Be ahead of the game by knowing 7 major lighting… Read more

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How Halloween and Jack o’ Lanterns Go Hand In Hand

May Jack-o-lantern’s burning bright Of soft and golden hue Pierce through the future’s veil and show What fate now holds for you. What image spring to mind when you think of the term “jack-o’-lantern”? Jack o’ lanterns have a surprising and enchanted history. The term itself makes you ask questions. “Who is this Jack, why… Read more

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Getting To Know Arie Louie of Louie Lighting, Inc.

Arie Louie, CEO and owner of both Louie Lighting, Inc. and the custom lighting company Arie Designs an award-winning lighting designer, worked from an early age in the motion picture and television industry as a freelance lighting director. Following his school career, Arie served for a total sixteen years with the Israel Defense Forces as… Read more

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LED Lighting In Horticulture

LED’s represent an entirely different technology from the gaseous discharge-type lamps of old used in horticulture. Capabilities like spectral composition control and high light output with little radiant heat make this technology potentially one of the most significant advances in horticultural lighting since the development of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Lighting based on the use… Read more

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Dr. Nick Holonyak – Inventor of the Visible Spectrum LED

Nick Holonyak, Jr. was born in Zeigler, Illinois on 3 November 1928. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1950, 1951, and 1954, respectively. As a Texas Instruments Fellow in Semiconductor Physics at the University of Illinois (1953-54), he did graduate work under the direction of John… Read more

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Phoenix Stadium’s Superbowl Lighting by Ephesus

University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ has installed high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities. According to Amy Casper, CEO of the Syracuse-based company, the facility will be the first NFL venue to illuminate the playing surface exclusively with LED lighting. (via http://www.localsyr.com)… Read more

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Making a Splash With Bathroom Lighting

Lighting in the bathroom is key, it’s importance should not be underestimated. The type of lighting, where it will be placed, along with the type and finish of the fixtures are all important choices to weigh. After all, the bathroom is often the smallest and most utilitarian room in the home, making functionality and aesthetics foremost considerations.… Read more

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