October 4, 2022It’s hard to envision a home without light. Preparing a meal in the kitchen, reading a book in bed or getting ready for work in the bathroom all require adequate light. It’s common to find table lamps in the bedroom or pendant lights in the kitchen to make these rooms more functional.
Although lighting has practical purposes in a home, it doesn’t have to be boring. Lighting can be used in...Read More.
Any amount of light can affect your health throughout the day and your sleeping patterns at night. Proper light exposure helps regulate the body's circadian clock, and the more we're exposed to bright and dim light throughout the day, the better we sleep. To ensure you get the be...Read More.
Whether in a showroom, gallery or home office, artwork needs proper lighting to make it stand out and enliven a space. In most cases, lighting art successfully will mean more than turning on the overhead light in a room. Each piece is unique and deserves its illuminatio...Read More.
When reading a lighting label, you may see different measurements, such as lumen count, CBCP and color temperature. To understand different lighting terms and metrics better, exploring the definition of these terms and their place in lighting products and installation may help yo...Read More.
If you are looking for new lighting for your home or business, you may have come across many options and wondered which type is right for your light fixtures.
Consider how light-emitting diode (LED) and traditional incandescent lights stack up against each other. Whe...Read More.
The kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether you spend time there for every meal of the day or use it mostly for special occasions, you carefully consider its design. But many forget about an essential detail when designing their dream kitchen — the lighting.
Your lighting design can t...Read More.
August 2, 2022
When choosing lighting for small or odd-shaped rooms or limited outdoor areas, you must use different practices to apply than in larger, uniform areas. It's important to know how to select the right light fixtures for the space, factoring in the proportions of the room and its function.
This guide to light installation practices covers how to properly light a sm...Read More.
July 19, 2021When I was in college, I remember taking one semester on 19th Century labor relations followed by another whole semester on 20th Century labor relations. I painfully recall wondering to myself why it was necessary to read 500 pages a week for my entire freshman year on the subject. Let me give you the Cliff’s Notes version: it was the same story over and over again. Industrialization coupled wit...Read More.
June 3, 2021Money may not lead to more productivity but Lighting does. Research shows that LED lighting is directly related to positive improvements in cognition and employee performance. Could making the switch to LEDs really make a difference in your work?
Our bodies need full-spectrum light to trigger important hormonal responses throughout the day. These responses are the result of evolutionary human r...Read More.
May 18, 2021Human beings need natural light. Sunlight boosts vitamin D, which is critical for absorbing calcium. Natural light enhances productivity, increases energy levels and combats depression. It also directly impacts the amount of sleep you get, which, in turn, affects your overall health and well-being.
May 11, 2021If you use LED lighting in your home, you probably know it has a very long life cycle. Our products, for instance, can last for 15 to 20 years depending on usage before requiring replacements. To see all the benefits of that naturally extensive life cycle, you'll need to take proper care of your light fixtures.
Cleaning your LED light fixtures is relatively straightforward and shouldn't take to...Read More.
April 10, 2021Integrated LED light fixtures come in a variety of beautiful shapes and sizes that add the perfect touch to any room. When you're hunting for a unique piece that serves your space and sets it apart, an integrated LED light fixture is an excellent choice. Any savvy shopper knows design is only part of a home decor decision; overall value is important, too.
When determining whether a purchase is ...Read More.
April 6, 2021The importance of lighting in interior design is considerable — attractive lighting helps create an inviting setting. When you're choosing LED lighting for a new home, or as an upgrade to an existing one, practicality and reliability may be two of the many advantages that come to mind. But you can also use different LED lighting temperatures to change the atmosphere of various rooms. This versat...Read More.
March 1, 2021One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is making their spaces more eco-friendly. Traditional office design hasn't always focused attention on environmental impact or the health and well-being of employees. But advances in today's lighting have combined environmental awareness with employee needs to create a lighting system that can increase productivity and workplace wellbeing.
February 22, 2021Lighting unlocks something special in already captivating works of art. It reveals the rich texture and layers in paintings. It shows viewers the true colors an artist intended to portray as they created their piece. Because lighting is such a vital part of the art-viewing experience, it's essential to know the right lighting types and fixtures to use with art. Tips to light artwork properly will ...Read More.
January 12, 2021It's hard to envision a home without light. Preparing a meal in the kitchen, reading a book in bed or getting ready for work in the bathroom all require adequate light. It's common to find table lamps in the bedroom or pendant lights in the kitchen to make these rooms more functional.
Although lighting has practical purposes in a home, it doesn't have to be boring. Lighting can be used in unexp...Read More.
December 15, 2020Adequate ceiling lighting is more important than many homeowners realize. Choosing the best type of ceiling light for each room in a house affects how people feel in those rooms. In a room that's dim, people can develop headaches or experience eye strain. A room that's too bright can be unpleasant to spend much time in. When a bedroom, bathroom or living room is properly lit, its inhabitants oft...Read More.