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Randall Whitehead, IALD

Randall Whitehead, IALD, is a professional lighting designer and author. His books include "Residential Lighting, A Practical Guide." Whitehead has worked on projects worldwide, appeared on the Discovery Channel, HGTV and CNN, and he is regular guest on Martha Stewart Living Radio. Visit his website www.randallwhitehead.com and follow his blog www.lightmakesright.com for more information on books, upcoming seminars and the latest lighting trends.

Recent Posts

December 05, 2011
While highly polished granite counter tops are still popular, what we are seeing in the design world is a move toward more matte finishes. Designers...
December 05, 2011
Your architect friend is right. Low voltage halogens do produce a warmer light, but unfortunately they do not fulfill Title 24 requirements for...
December 05, 2011
I’m right there with you. As California designers, we really need the GU24s to meet Title 24. One guy I spoke to on the Lutron tech support line...
December 05, 2011
From what I have read, all LED lights naturally flicker at a rate of approximately 60 Hz per second. This is known as a half wave, also called non-...
December 05, 2011
Why am I getting all these medical questions? I only wear a lab coat to get a better parking space. Like cell phones and laptops, CFLs give off...
December 05, 2011
You have asked a good question. It is hard for me to answer adequately because I am not a doctor and there have been few clinical studies. Here’s...
December 05, 2011
Of course, there is no simple answer to this question. The optimum location for the swing arm lamp is between your head and your book (or Kindle or...
December 05, 2011
I actually called the person who posed this question because the result she was getting was in contrast to what should have been happening....
December 05, 2011
It is not as big as you may think. It is around 28 percent, meaning that more than 70 percent comes from other sources. The biggest power draw is...

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