November 21, 2014
Capital Lighting is partnering with Donny Osmond Home to launch 10 lighting families at the January 2015 Dallas Market.  The initial offering... read full story
November 20, 2014
During fall High Point Market, The Phillips Collection hosted a “rhino selfie” contest. Clients and visitors to the company's showroom posed with one... read full story
November 20, 2014
Hermitage Lighting Gallery was recognized by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville during a home's ribbon cutting on Nov. 9, 2014. The house at... read full story
November 20, 2014
The 2015 Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) Indoor and Outdoor Competitions have launched, with Written Intents to Submit due on Dec. 15, 2014. The... read full story
November 10, 2014
In June 1990, Larry King made a scary decision. He had been at Ohio Lighting Center since 1975, where in 15 years he worked his way up from Columbus... read full article
October 27, 2014
Browning Bova: I have a responsibility to create something that has a purpose, brings value and provides beauty. To do this, I think in a global... read full article
October 24, 2014
1. Choose a beloved brand and give it top billing.To create an area for Hubbardton Forge, Kara Manning of Lightology began by working with showroom... read full article
October 06, 2014
Residential Lighting: What are the main color directions for home interiors next year?Carolyn Noble: They’re comprised of soft, natural hues with... read full article

marketplace

  • Nova of California is known for offering soft contemporary home décor, lighting and accessories that are functional, beautiful and widely accessible. Nova is also well-known for the most comprehensive collections of arc...
  • Elco is known for offering a wide variety of quality lighting products at affordable prices. Elco fixtures can be found in homes, shops, office buildings and commercial settings. The company is continuously developing energy...
  • Stein World is known for being the leader in hand-painted home accents and on-trend lamps and lighting.Stein World brings distinctive lighting products designed for today’s consumers.Its current offerings include lamps and...
  • Varaluz is known for handcrafting “lightly twisted” lighting out of eco-friendly materials ... and for constantly keeping customers guessing.Varaluz is leading the fight against boring design with lighting that is both truly...
  • Emerson is known for being the longest continual manufacturer of ceiling fans and producing the highest quality fans on the market.Emerson’s history of building quality products and devotion to progressive design and style;...
  • Santangelo is known for high-quality handmade lighting fixtures fusing a variety of materials, including onyx, iron, glass and wood.  The company offers custom capabilities on a large scale with fast turnaround,...
  • Luminance is known for customer service excellence, in-stock product and on-demand shipping.What makes Luminance unique? A-to-Z lighting needs; decorative looks at competitive price points; in-house capabilities of...
  • Avenue Lighting is known for providing cutting-edge designs at affordable prices. Avenue Lighting is unique in providing designs that use light to enhance the experience of any visual environment. The company’s work is wide-...
  • Viribright is known for the manufacture and sale of innovative, value-priced LED lighting to independent lighting showrooms, distributors and national electrical retailers.Viribright is not a “me too” company, selling bulbs...
  • Hinkley is known for  being synonymous with style and for incorporating the latest in integrated LED technology. Hinkley’s commitment to quality product offerings, consistent product availability and on-time shipping...
  • Bulbrite is known for offering innovative, high-quality products, a commitment to education and providing outstanding service. For Bulbrite, the customer always comes first and that encourages the development of the best...
  • GM Lighting is known for architectural-quality LED lighting that includes the industry standard for undercabinet lighting. Its products have a sterling reputation backed bythe industry’s best customer service.GM Lighting...
  • Satco is known for large inventories; a wide selection of products; fast delivery; personal service; and continuous research and development.Satco maintains huge inventories of the products it carries at six locations across...
  • International Market Centers is known for Las Vegas Market, a biannual market and trade show featuring thousands of furniture, home décor and gift lines and manufacturers, allowing for cross-category commerce among...
  • Pacific Coast Lighting is known for manufacturing decorative lighting and mirrors. The collection focuses primarily on fashion-forward, mid-priced portable lighting and mirrors in a wide offering of genres, from soft...
I am looking for some new lights for my restaurant and was wondering what the most flattering hue is for my guests. I want them to feel energized and like they are at a party. Is it better to have sconces or ceiling lights?
I think lighting is a very important component of a successful restaurant. My recommendation is to mix up the color temperatures of the lighting a little bit. People look best under the color of dimmed incandescent, that would be between 2200K and 2400K. Think of how you look in candlelight or in front of a crackling fire. If you have artwork or plants as part of the decor, I would illuminate them using a color temperature that is 3000K. This is a slightly crisper light that will make colors...
Nicole Bowling
Nicole Bowling
Last month, I somehow found myself at a luncheon at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, being honored as one of FOLIO: Magazine’s 20 in their 20s —young people who are...

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