Achieving Beautiful 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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Amazing Star Wars Christmas Light Show!

Wow, now this is pretty impressive. The Tracy Light Show is a yearly and free Holiday Light Show put on by a local music director in Tracy, CA. This spectacular Star Wars production is sequenced to the film’s iconic musical score with over 70,000 lights, 14,000 channels, and special effects. Be sure to check out… Read more

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Make An Entrance With Foyer Lighting

Everyone knows that first impressions make a big impact, and when friends, family, or prospective home buyers come to your abode, your foyer is responsible for the snapshot image of what to expect from the interior. This makes foyer lighting an integral factor in the overall outlook visitors will have of your home. Lighting this… Read more

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“Great Room” Lighting Tips

If you are lucky enough to have a large family room or “great room”, you may encounter some exciting challenges when choosing home decor and lighting that complements and balances your space. A great room is a large room typically found in modern homes that combines the features of a living room with those of a… Read more

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Kiss Seasonal Blues Goodbye With Light Therapy

Most of us have stood in awe of a beautiful sunrise at dawn, filled with peace, tranquility and an eagerness to begin a productive day. But long winters of grey skies, rain, snow and sleet with no sign of the energizing sun can also have a serious impact on a person’s mental state. When “the… Read more

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How To: Install a Wall Mounted Sconce

On this week’s blog, we give you all the steps you need to install an A-19 ceramic wall sconce.  The directions are pretty straight-forward and hassle-free, and can be applied to other wall sconces such as those from Justice Design Group.  Both manufacturer’s products are available for sale via the Louie Lighting website.   For… Read more

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LED Bulbs – The Smarter Lighting Solution

Energy experts know that the incandescent bulb has gone the way of the dinosaur. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today’s standard incandescent bulbs by 2014. Though this law won’t prevent… 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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