September 26, 2016
Advertising and media industry veteran Greg Joselove has joined Dallas Market Center (DMC) as its Vice President of Publishing. Joselove is... read full story
September 26, 2016
Rep and President of Estrin-Zirkman Sales Agency, Michael Estrin, is the winner of this year’s Residential Lighting Industry Leadership Award.... read full story
September 22, 2016
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network and the Interior Design Society (IDS) will host its first combined conference from May 18-21, 2017 at the... read full story
September 22, 2016
Amanda Foust joins the Generation Brands team as its Director of National Accounts. In her role, Foust will secure corporate account specifications... read full story
September 21, 2016
Although lighting professionals know and understand all about the benefits of LEDs, many consumers are still hesitant to give up their beloved... read full article
September 12, 2016
The newest app sensation, Pokémon GO, has taken the world by storm. The augmented reality game allows players to capture Pokémon by using the GPS and... read full article
September 09, 2016
Residential Lighting: How did you get started with LED tape lights? Nick Senofsky: By training, I’m an electrical engineer. In 2007, I saw a huge... read full article
September 06, 2016
Q: Are you a product designer, product engineer or entrepreneur at heart?A: I’m an engineer at heart, as I’m fundamentally interested in the way... read full article

marketplace

  • The high-performance LED Horizon fixture from Hinkley Lighting exudes simple elegance that emphasizes its dominant expanse of clear seedy glass. The open top and bottom maximizes the output of its dimmable light source.
    Hinkley Lighting, Horizon LED fixture
    Hinkley Lighting, Horizon LED fixture
  • The Lucienne Collection from Designers Fountain begins with the latest integrated LED technology and a touch of playfulness and sophistication. A hint of champagne color is found in the handmade, plated glass drops, bringing...
    Designer's Fountain, Lucienne Collection
    Designer's Fountain, Lucienne Collection
  • Dabmar Lighting has introduced a true marine-grade stainless steel bollard for use in seaside communities. The new LED D700 bollard series is available in 42-inch or 24-inch heights and comes in many lamp options. The...
    Dabmar Lighting, LED D700 Bollard Series
    Dabmar Lighting, LED D700 Bollard Series
  • The Jeremiah Aura Collection LED large wall sconce is a sleek and stylish addition to any room. The articulating arm allows the user to change the angle for a unique and distinctive look, bringing modern art into everyday...
    Craftmade Brands, Jeremiah Aura Collection
    Craftmade Brands, Jeremiah Aura Collection
  • Hydro LED pendant by Nuvo Lighting combines the latest retro/modern style with advanced warm-dimming LED technology. One of many warm-dimming features from Nuvo, Hydro uses a 12W warm-dimming LED panel, which dims from 2700K...
    Satco/Nuvo, Hydro Pendant
    Satco/Nuvo, Hydro Pendant
  • Legrand’s adorne undercabinet lighting system is a modular track that fits under kitchen cabinets to discreetly deliver light, power and music to the space. Customizable with modular LED puck or linear lights, the system...
    Legrand, adorne system
    Legrand, adorne system
  • Sleek and contemporary, Justice Design Group’s Contour LED bath bar features a curved lens that elegantly splashes light into an environment. Available in a variety of resin and artisan glass materials, metal finishes and...
    Justice Design Group, Contour LED Bath Bar
    Justice Design Group, Contour LED Bath Bar
  • Unique inside and out, Holm’s Crest has a curvilinear, organic shape reflecting its coastal design inspiration. Crest’s form begins as an eased square that gently transitions to a circle. Inside, a removable circular sleeve...
    Holm Lighting, Crest
    Holm Lighting, Crest
  • The Aurora Collection from Acclaim Lighting contains an assortment of LED pendants and flush mounts featuring satin opal glass shades. Pendants are available in varying diameters, and all fixtures are available in either a...
    Acclaim Lighting, Aurora Collection
    Acclaim Lighting, Aurora Collection
  • ConTech Lighting’s newest LED product is the RLM80 Modern pendant. Match any décor by selecting from brushed nickel or antique bronze finishes and four unique cord colors. Available for several different Megaman LED filament...
    ConTech, RLM80 Modern Pendant
    ConTech, RLM80 Modern Pendant
  • SS5C Tunable White Soft Strip from Edge Lighting stimulates different light sources by dialing in the desired color temperature. Adaptable 90+ CRI, 4000K LEDs provide bright, white light to boost alertness during the day,...
    Edge Lighting, SS5C Tunable White Soft Strip
    Edge Lighting, SS5C Tunable White Soft Strip
  • The Stratus Collection LED ceiling mount by Livex Lighting offers bright lighting in a simple, unadorned style. Round hand-blown satin opal white glass appears to float over a brushed nickel frame. This integrated LED flush...
    Livex Lighting, Stratus Collection
    Livex Lighting, Stratus Collection
  • Texas Fluorescents is introducing X1LED, a comprehensive LED product line for linear lighting applications. These fixtures are uL-listed, integrating the latest in LED T8 bypass lamp technology, with the correct sockets,...
    Texas Fluorescents, X1LED
    Texas Fluorescents, X1LED
  • Fanimation’s Energy Star®-rated dimmable myFanimation LED bowl fitter stands above the competition with an integrated pyramid LED array, using only 16W to distribute 1,352 lumens of soft white light without hot spots....
    Fanimation, LED Bowl Fitter
    Fanimation, LED Bowl Fitter
  • Taylor Bubble chandelier from Gilded Home is comprised of various sizes of solid clear lucite balls arranged around a polished nickel fixture with a 24-inch diameter. This elegant, cloud-like chandelier is right at home in a...
    Taylor Bubble Chandelier, Gilded Home
    Taylor Bubble Chandelier, Gilded Home

We have an open-plan home where the kitchen flows into the dining area. We’re not sure how to coordinate the decorative lights in these two areas. What would you recommend?

I would find a nice large pendant to go over the dining room table that complements the fixtures in the kitchen, but doesn’t match them. If you have a rectangular table, consider something that is long and linear. This would hang over the dining room table, approximately 32 inches to 36 inches above the tabletop. I would add recessed adjustable fixtures to highlight any walls in the dining room that might have art. I would also consider that any windows facing into the garden have some outdoor...
Nicole Bowling
Nicole Bowling
Last weekend, members of the lighting industry gathered in the Windy City for an event dubbed “Lighting & Fans in Chicago.” Spurred out of the desire for some networking...

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This webinar has already taken place, but you can still watch it on demand by registering here. Sponsored by Emerson and Legrand. Webinar Overview: Learning units:AIA/...

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