August 22, 2014
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has announced the creation of an International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) pavilion within KBISNeXT... read full story
August 21, 2014
Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans and Sea Gull Lighting — three brands under parent company Generation Brands — have appointed Gary Biarsky to the newly... read full story
August 21, 2014
Osram Sylvania will relocate its Danvers, MA-based headquarters to 200 Ballardvale Street in Wilmington, MA.  The new location will be within... read full story
August 21, 2014
The Lightfair Intl. (LFI) 2015 Call for Speakers is open. The organization is seeking top lighting and design practitioners from across the globe to... read full story
August 19, 2014
Libby Langdon: My design process begins with the invaluable one-on-one time I spend with my interior design clients, learning about their likes and... read full article
August 06, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy may still be analyzing potential additional energy-efficiency standards for ceiling fans, but the lighting industry isn... read full article
July 31, 2014
Residential Lighting: Why should lighting care about Millennials?Jason Dorsey: Currently ages 19 to 36, this demographic will outspend Baby Boomers... read full article
July 21, 2014
Hinsdale Lighting President Karen Lang was up on a ladder in her showroom pulling down merchandise for a customer when the proverbial light bulb went... read full article

marketplace

  • Gabby is a family company that creates the unique, transitional furniture and lighting in eclectic, vintage modern and antique styles featured in its catalog. Ships from Alabama and California.
  • ET2 Contemporary Lighting introduces its latest catalog as a look book and inspiration board for residential lighting trends. It features a flawless mix of the latest materials and technology that combine in iconic designs...
  • With this new full-color 178-page catalog, Kirks Lane has more than 100 new items added to its already extensive 4000-plus parts line. It carries a full line of quality silk shades, decorative parts, sockets, hardware and...
  • The Craftmade family of brands gives you access to the finest selections of indoor and outdoor ceiling fans, indoor and outdoor lighting, chimes, vents and light bulbs. View the Ellington Fans, Jeremiah Lighting, Craftmade...
  • In Panasonic’s catalog, find indoor air quality solutions to meet all your ventilation needs. The company offers a variety of fans and fan/light options that include features such as built-in motion and condensation sensors...
  • Justice Design Group’s newest offering – the 3form Collection – features distinctive, U.S.-made shades from 3form, a widely known and respected manufacturer of sustainable building materials. This supplement features six...
  • Now in its 21st year of supplying the finest lighting to the industry, Livex Lighting presents a 200-page catalog, 2015A Supplement, which features more than 500 new items. The company now offers more than 4,000 items with...
  • With a fresh mix of contemporary and traditional styles, including its curated mirror selection and the latest looks from Kathy Ireland® Home, Pacific Coast’s supplemental catalog is an up-to-date guide to both trending and...
  • The James R. Moder® / moder®IMPACT™ Quick Ship catalog features more than 50 of the company’s most popular crystal chandeliers. Available from stock at locations across North America, items ship within 24 to 48 hours. 
  • View the Jeremiah Lighting catalog to begin exploring sophisticated styles, quality-engineered and affordably priced products and designs. Download the free app to browse the catalog and discover the style, simplicity and...
  • Satco’s LED Quick Reference Guide features the new Dimension™ LEDs that dim from 2700K to a warm 2200K. All Satco LED lamps, from indoor/outdoor PARs to A19s recessed retrofits and specialty lamps, are represented in an easy...
  • The January 2014 catalog represents the full Emerson line of ceiling fans and accessories, including more than 60 ceiling fan models from transitional to contemporary. The catalog features the Blade Select Series Line as...
  • Hi-Lite’s color catalog showcases an extensive collection of American-made lighting. The high-quality light fixtures are durable, timeless and a perfect fit for a customer’s home. 
  • Grand Brass displays its extensive line of quality lighting parts on its website. There you can browse thousands of lamp parts, including lamp sockets, switches, cord sets, plugs, hardware and much more. 
  • ELCOLume is a complete collection of lighting solutions designed to meet the requirements of commercial and architectural applications, including 4-inch to 10-inch architectural recessed, outdoor and emergency lighting, and...
We have vaulted ceilings and will install indirect lighting along the perimeter to illuminate them. Our designer wants to hang a pendant fixture from the center of the vaults. We feel that this will visually fight the architecture. What do you think?
Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the lighting. I'm totally on board with showing off those wonderful vaulted ceilings. So many times we have projects that have simple, flat ceilings throughout. I see this as a lost architectural opportunity. I think that the pendant addition is a good one. When different types of lighting are layered together, it's like the secret sauce to good design. By layering task, accent, decorative and ambient light together, you can create an environment that...
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Take it from a mom. “Everybody’s doing it” is a poor excuse to do just about anything. But that’s not stopping an endless loop of Ice Bucket Challenges playing on our social...

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