October 01, 2014
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network will be hosting a popular networking event, ART Fun Night, in High Point on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 PM at... read full story
October 01, 2014
ELK Group Intl. has acquired Mirror Masters Co. Mirror Masters, founded in 2012, offers high-quality decorative mirrors in unique styling at... read full story
September 25, 2014
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) elected 2015 officers and new Board members during its Annual Conference, Sept. 14-16, 2014, at the Omni hotel in... read full story
September 25, 2014
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) hosted its 2014 Annual Conference at the Omni hotel in Nashville, TN, September 14-16. This year, 568 attendees and... read full story
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
August 29, 2014
Residential Lighting: What is contagious service?Anne Obarski: Contagiousness is spreading the word about someone’s business on purpose and in a good... read full article
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

marketplace

  • 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,...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Justice Design offers a dimmable LED lamping option for thousands of its decorative wall sconces, flush mounts, semi-flush and pendant bowls.WHAT MAKES JUSTICE DESIGN GROUP LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? While most...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Ceiling fans, light kits, outdoor lighting and light bulbs.WHAT MAKES CRAFTMADE LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? As a leading supplier of quality ceiling fans and lighting products for nearly 30 years, Craftmade has...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Residential and commercial; exterior and interior; and porcelain enamel steel and aluminum lighting.WHAT MAKES BARN LIGHT LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? The company offers an array of functional, yet aesthetic LED...
  • LED OFFERINGS: LED lighting is featured in the company’s premium line of ventilation fan/light products. The WhisperGreen Select features two replaceable 7W GU24 base LED lamps incorporated into a contemporary flush mount...
  • LED OFFERINGS: Replacement lamps in all the standard shapes; circular and linear light engines; and complete LED fixtures.WHAT MAKES SATCO LED PRODUCTS SUPERIOR? LED binning ensures color consistency; rugged construction; a...
  • Table lamps, floor lamps, sconces and hanging pendants are available in a variety of styles and adaptable configurations. The full line of fabrics, textures and surfaces as well as Seascape’s extensive line of fixtures is...
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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Laura Van Zeyl
When have you ever left an American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Conference — or any event in the lighting industry, for that matter — and heard nothing but fervent enthusiasm for...

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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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