October 24, 2014
Under U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding opportunity DE-FOA-0001171, “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D – 2015”, a total of up to... read full story
October 24, 2014
On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, from 4:30-7:30,  Parsons The New School for Design and Philips will present "Luminous Talks 3: The Changing Room,"... read full story
October 24, 2014
MaxLite opened a new LEED-certified facility in Anaheim, CA, on Oct. 20, 2014. The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite’s product assembly... read full story
October 24, 2014
Corbett Lighting’s Rockstar pendant won the 2014 ASFD Pinnacle Award for Design Achievement in the lighting category. The jewelry-inspired 16-light... read full story
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
September 22, 2014
While we’ve all heard the energy-efficient lighting message so loud and so often we can probably recite it in our sleep, customers might be hearing... read full article
September 09, 2014
Krasojevic: Most ideas come away from the studio. Inspiration comes from outside and from artificial experiences, such as caustic light patterns at... read full article

marketplace

  • Available in three sizes, these solid brass “American Made” mailboxes from America's Finest Mailbox are a great addition to any homeowner’s front entry. They'll also complement lighting showrooms' product selection.  ...
  • The Scatchard Stoneware wall lamp measures 6 inches wide and 14.5 inches high and is available in four finishes: Blue Gloss, Black Matte, Gray Gloss and Oatmeal.
  • From Bacchus Glass, the Ombra handblown glass sphere pendant is available in three sizes. The glass is graduated from clear to an opal white color, obscuring the lamping. Custom colors are available.
  • Triple-S Chemicals is a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in the manufacture and sale of metal antiquing solutions and patina solutions for copper, brass, bronze and steel. Its antiquing and patina solutions range...
    Triple S Chemical Solutions
    Triple S Chemical Solutions
  • The Infina from Jesco is an AC architectural-grade, high-ouput LED flexible light strip that powers a continuous run of more than 150 feet with one line voltage feed. The AC technology eliminates external drivers and the...
  • Livex Lighting’s Model No.1333-91 from its Astoria Collection wears a Brushed Nickel finish with hand-blown satin opal white cylinder glass. Measures 26 inches wide by7½ inches high by 6¼ inches deep. Also available in...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Zega LED Inc. produces AC Driverless engines and modules for lighting manufacturers around the globe. All Zega LED products do not require a driver; instead the company uses proprietary circuitry and rare...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Flexible LED Linear Ribbon in 12V and 24V; standard and high output; standard and wet location; RGB; assorted colors; and a wide variety of Kelvin temperatures. GM also manufactures undercabinet LED lightbars...
  • LED OFFERINGS: LED recessed downlights; LED tape lights; undercabinet linear LED lightbars; LED edge-lit panels; LED multiple lighting systems; LED track and rail fixtures; LED decorative pendants; LED puck lights and step...
  • LED OFFERINGS: One of the first movers into LED technology in the industry, MaxLite is an Energy Star® Partner of the Year and established the MaxLED brand,an extensive line of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor lighting...
  • LED OFFERINGS: WAC’s vast line of LED products include recessed, beauty spots, exterior luminaires, step and wall lights, InvisiLED tape lights, task and cove lighting, display spotlights, track and monorail luminaires,...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Access Lighting currently offers a host of LED products, including flush mounts, wall sconces for both indoor and outdoor use, vanities and pendants.WHAT MAKES ACCESS LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? At Access Lighting...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Bath, flush, semi-flush, pendant, sconce and step for interiors; lantern, post and pier for exterior; and all applications of low and line voltage for landscape.WHAT MAKES HINKLEY LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR?...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Downlights, tracking, undercabinet, step and brick, glass pendants, exit signs, tape lights and outdoor lighting.WHAT MAKES ELCO LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? Elco takes pride in the fact that it doesn’t just sell...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Bulbrite provides LED solutions for a variety of residential lighting applications. Ranging from decorative lighting options to high-performance LED lamps, the company’s full line includes A-shapes, globes,...
What is the best lighting at the mirror in your bathroom, and where should lights be placed? Should they be directly in front of you? Above your head? What lighting should be used in order to apply makeup most accurately?
The best lighting for illuminating your face at a mirror is side lighting, also referred to as cross illumination. This would be a pair of fixtures that are mounted 36 inches apart from each other; 18 inches from the center line of the sink. These can be sconces, pendant fixtures or mirrors with backlit sections of frosted glass. The most luminous part of the light fixtures should be mounted at 5 feet 6 inches above the finished floor, which is eye level. If two people are sharing the mirror...
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The mood at last week’s High Point Market was a welcome one that I have not felt in a long time. The glimmers of positive energy that have been getting steadily brighter...

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Sponsored by Access Lighting, Engineered Lighting Products, Langlais Group Inc., LTF and Pure Lighting/Edge Lighting.   Complimentary live webinar will take place at 2 p...
Sponsored by Access Lighting, Engineered Lighting Products, Ferguson, GM Lighting and Maxim Lighting/ET2.   This webinar has already taken place, but you can view an...

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