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

halloween_jack_o_lantern-1920x1080

Spotlight On: Theater Lighting

Stage or Theater Lighting can be vital to many types of events. It can provide illumination, suggest moods, emphasize shape and texture, and can direct the audience’s attention to specific areas. Once the purpose of the lighting has been decided the correct equipment to create it must selected and carefully positioned while still allowing for… Read more

movie-home-theater-1280x800

When Lights Go Green – Eco Friendly Lighting

The idea of creating something new from a disused item, “reclaiming” or “upcycling” forces us to look at our surroundings with new, environmentally conscious eyes. Below are five examples of innovative and elegant lighting designs that prove that there are no limits to what the mind can create! 1. Winner of the Bright Ideas 2011… Read more

bike chain

All About: Deck Lighting

Your deck can be your own personal respite from the rigors of the day. The key is to add lighting that casts a pleasant glow over sitting areas while highlighting features like steps and walks for safety and aesthetics. In this article, learn about the different types of deck lighting, and watch a video on… Read more

Flickr-CC-shannondemma_deck-lighting-options_s4x3_lg

Showcase Your Best With Picture Lighting

If you’re like us, you are proud of the artwork you’ve chosen to adorn the walls of your home or business. A framed movie poster, an original oil painting, or even a stylish wall hanging all serve to bring color, and life to a room. Make sure that the images that have been so carefully selected… Read more

Artwork

The Ultimate Bedroom Lighting Guide

A bedroom should be a peaceful retreat, conducive to relaxation and tranquility, but also functional. Below we have gathered the most helpful ideas along with examples of some quality fixtures to consider when lighting your ideal dreamland. Color and Track Lighting Darker colors can make a room feel small and constrictive, while light-colored walls do… Read more

Table-Bedside-Lamps-5

Choosing The Right Floor Lamps For Your Home

Without the correct lighting, no space is truly complete. Each room needs a combination of general lighting, task lighting and decorative lighting to set a pace and provide the right functionality. For this reason, table and floor lamps are especially important. A piece of furniture like a floor lamp can lead to the transformation your space… Read more

Classy-room-with-unique-metal-floor-lamp-and-marmer-table-also-blue-arm-chair-with-carpet

Make Nursery Lighting Functional And Fun

When you prepare for a new baby, it’s easy to become too preoccupied in making the nursery aesthetically pleasing. As you get to know what your little one needs to be the healthiest and happiest he can be and establish your daily routine together, paint colors and matching crib linens will pale in comparison to… Read more

nut-pendant-light-modern-nursery

Solar Lighting – A Green and Easy Outdoor Solution

If you are a homeowner considering outdoor lighting, then you have probably heard about solar landscape lighting. In addition to being environmentally friendly, solar lighting is an alternative cost-efficient means of lighting up your outdoor space. Setting up these types of maintenance-free lights is virtually quick and painless, not requiring any wiring or professional expertise to install.… Read more

solar-landscape-lighting-for-outdoor_1

Get Creative with Art Nouveau Inspired Lighting

The decorative forms of the Art Nouveau movement aren’t as ubiquitous as they once were. It’s hard to believe that just over a century ago, the graphic paintings and posters of Alphonse Mucha as well as the glass designs of René Jules Lalique were indicative of an international reaction to the academic art of the… Read more

04983f9762fc5b339b1ea2248d3c809d_1