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Lighting for Tomorrow (LFT) launched its 13th consecutive annual competition at the January Dallas Market. For 2015, LFT is looking for products that... read full story
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January 28, 2015
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January 29, 2015
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January 22, 2015
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January 20, 2015
Q: Congratulations on landing the Global Views design partnership. How is it going?  A: I was told my first licensing agreement would be the... read full article
January 15, 2015
Brandon WeissFounder/PrincipalEvolutionary Home Builders Evolutionary Home Builders, Geneva, IL, focuses on sustainable and green building products... read full article

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  • A decorative link casting adds to the restoration appeal of this Rutherford Collection designer pendant, great for a kitchen. The edge of the metal shade has a ring with period-authentic thumbscrews and a frosted glass...
    ELK pendant
    ELK pendant
  • The Thread™ linear LED lighting system offers both flexibility and the performance of KolourOne™ LED technology. Available in 6-inch, 12-inch, 21-inch and 30-inch lengths and 2700K and 3500K color temperatures with numerous...
    Satco LED Thread
    Satco LED Thread
  • With its timeless contemporary design and a wide variety of configurations, the Odeon family is great for kitchens. The Aged Bronze finish with satin white glass shades are beautiful together, giving this group a look that’s...
    Nuvo Satco Chandelier
    Nuvo Satco Chandelier
  • Great over a dining room table, the Dalton chandelier features clean lines with white opal-etched glass. It combines traditional aesthetic elements with a straightforward silhouette. 
    Luminance chandelier
    Luminance chandelier
  • The new Quantum S-0808K Channel is the perfect pairing for any modern kitchen. With a wraparound diffusion lens, high-grade aluminum body and a minimalistic suspension system, this channel will transform any bar top or...
    LED Inspirations LED Channel Quantum
    LED Inspirations LED Channel Quantum
  • LumenTask has redefined linear LED kitchen lighting with the addition of 12V DC and 24V DC dimmable, standard and wet-location high-performance architectural LED lighting that is linkable, ETL-approved and available now....
    GM Lighting LumenTask LED
    GM Lighting LumenTask LED
  • A wide selection of energy-efficient, easy-to-install LED downlights are great for lighting a kitchen. Available in 4-inch, 5-inch and 6-inch new construction, remodel and retrofit versions. 
    Elco LED Downlight
    Elco LED Downlight
  • The company’s adjustable Aerial LED pendants bring style and illumination to a kitchen island application. Sleek steel and frosted glass shades suit any décor. Thin steel wires suspending from a hard-wired ceiling plate...
    Adesso Aerial LED pendant
    Adesso Aerial LED pendant
  • The Andromeda is a vanity mirror backlit with the latest in LED technology. Warm light shining through crystallized glass inserts creates a dazzling visual effect. This contemporary piece offers a fully functional mirror...
    Aamsco LED bath mirror
    Aamsco LED bath mirror
  • The Ainsley bath collection features a traditional silhouette with retro modern turned cups and cased opal glass shades accented with an elegant Brushed Nickel trim ring. The collection is available in two-, three- (shown)...
    Three Light Bath Bar Hinkley
    Three Light Bath Bar Hinkley
  • The Parrish single-arm sconce wears an Antique Bronze finish with a clear glass cylindrical shade and an Edison bulb. Damp-rated for use in the bathroom, it’s a great option for flanking a mirror. 
    Arteriors wall sconce
    Arteriors wall sconce
  • The Bryant LED vanity bar, with sleek metal detailing, is new for Craftmade Brands. All of the company’s LED bath products provide maximum light with minimal energy consumption.   
    Craftmade LED vanity
    Craftmade LED vanity
  • The combination of recycled steel framework and mirrored backplate gives the Wright Stuff three-light bath fixture the illusion of added depth. Wears a black finish and completed with Edison bulbs. 
    Varaluz Vanity Bath Light
    Varaluz Vanity Bath Light
  • The sleek and versatile LED Lightbars are now damp-listed for use in bathrooms and other high-moisture locations, while new mounting accessories make them even easier to install. The linkable, dimmable bars feature a high...
  • Pablo’s Pixo Optical table lamp features a 360-degree arm and shade rotation with a 180-degree tilt and a USB charging port. The advanced LED array eliminates multiple shadows.
I am renovating my kitchen and ready to install under-cabinet dimmable LED lights. I have read everything I could find on the Internet that you have written or done video about to guide me. I think you recommend 2700K and 90 CRI, but I cannot find a company that offers this. Could you please give me some guidance regarding sources?
I am happy to help. I just redid the under-cabinet lighting in my own kitchen. The company that I used and recommend is Aion LED. I have also used Environmental Lights in other areas of my home. I'm confident that there are other manufacturers that offer similar products, too. Just make sure that they dim smoothly, have a CRI of 90 or higher, and have a color temperature that is comfortable for you. I'm partial to warmer colors that are close in feel to incandescent light, which is why I...
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Laura Van Zeyl
During a Dallas Market for the books with no shortage of incredible highlights, my defining "wow" moment actually happened off-site, when Lights Fantastic Pro generously...

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