July 12, 2017
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December 20, 2016
Hinkley Lighting has launched a hospitality website — www.HinkleyHospitality.com. The website’s focus is on easing the selection and quotation... read full story
December 20, 2016
International Market Centers (IMC) will realign responsibilities for its sales and marketing teams, effective January 1. These changes will better... read full story
December 19, 2016
Dallas Market Center’s (DMC) upcoming Lightovation event, January 18-22, will include new and expanded showrooms; educational programming from the... read full story
December 23, 2016
The end of the year is upon us — a great time to evaluate what went well in 2016, what changes need to be made and what the plans are for the year... read full article
December 20, 2016
Residential Lighting: Explain what Light + Technology is and why it was created. Laura Van Zeyl: We recognize that the lighting industry is very much... read full article
December 08, 2016
Q: Is this your first home décor collection?A: This is the very first collection of originally designed products I’ve ever done. It’s super surreal... read full article
December 01, 2016
Instagram Stories provides an engaging medium to post visual content temporarily to your Instagram account without clogging your photo feed. Much... read full article

marketplace

  • The slim line channels of Nora Lighting’s new series of aluminum tape light channels can be recessed within wallboard, surface mounted and installed under cabinets. The series offers six models in various channel depths,...
    Nora Lighting, Aluminum Tape Light Channels
    Nora Lighting, Aluminum Tape Light Channels
  • A collaboration between Foscarini and Rodolfo Dordoni, Buds is a suite of lamps designed in response to Dordogne’s inspiration from natural elements like petals, fruits and succulents. The new piece features a mouth-blown...
    Foscarini,  Buds, Rodolfo Dordoni
    Foscarini,  Buds, Rodolfo Dordoni
  • The contemporary, custom designed Pembroke pendant from Dainolite is aesthetically pleasing as well as a functional feature of interior design. Pembroke sets the mood of a room, illuminating areas for daily activities.
    Dainolite, Pembroke, Pendant
    Dainolite, Pembroke, Pendant
  • The Turbo outdoor LED path light by Tech Lighting features a cylindrical silhouette highlighted with decorative fins evenly spaced around the circumference. When illuminated, the LED light source casts geometric shapes. The...
    Tech Lighting, LED Path Light
    Tech Lighting, LED Path Light
  • Solatube’s daylighting system now includes a fully integrated solar-powered nightlight. The solar-powered nightlight from Solatube has a fully contained photovoltaic (PV) system mounted inside of highly reflective tubing,...
    Solatube Intl.
    Solatube Intl.
  • WattNott light bulbs from Plumen combine the best of the 20th and 21st century lighting. Each bulb has an LED filament at the center, which recreates the retro design and warm glow of a traditional Edison light bulb. There...
    Plumen, WattNott light bulbs
    Plumen, WattNott light bulbs
  • The Wine Barrel chandelier from Velorossa Design is made from a retired wine barrel with other recycled parts, hand-built in the Pacific Northwest. The company can also customize any light to fit your space — special...
    Wine Barrel Chandelier, Velorossa Design
    Wine Barrel Chandelier, Velorossa Design
  • Undulating ribbons of steel and aluminum comprise the Miramar Collection from Dainolite. Available in two pendant sizes — 20- and 26-inch diameters — and as a flush mount that measures 18 inches in diameter, with finish...
    Dainolite, Miramar Collection
    Dainolite, Miramar Collection
  • Bringing minimalist design to bathrooms everywhere, Barn Light Electric’s new American-made Vanity strip light offers a stylish alternative to traditional vanity lights. The vanity light joins bare bulb sockets to a sturdy...
    Barn Light Electric, Vanity Strip Light,
    Barn Light Electric, Vanity Strip Light,
  • Smash from Foscarini is a collaboration with Diesel Living. The curved lamp mimics a reinvented silhouette of the classic bell. Smash comes in both vintage rustic (shown) and contemporary gray finishes, giving aesthetic...
    Foscarini, Smash, Diesel Living
    Foscarini, Smash, Diesel Living
  • LED tape light from National Specialty Lighting is field cuttable every four inches for the LTP-20 high-power model and every 6.5 inches for LTP-20-LP low-power model. At just 2.1-5.8W-per foot, the tape light is available...
    National Specialty Lighting, NSL, LED tape light
    National Specialty Lighting, NSL, LED tape light
  • Grand Brass is known for high-quality and unique lamp parts and lighting components. Celebrating 103 years in business in 2016, makes it one of the oldest companies in the lighting industry today. Grand Brass strives to...
    Grand Brass Lamp Parts
    Grand Brass Lamp Parts
  • Dallas Market Center (DMC) is known for being the largest residential lighting and ceiling fan trade event in North America. 2017 Lightovation show dates are Jan. 18-22 and June 21-24. What makes DMC unique in the...
    Lightovation
    Lightovation
  • Livex Lighting is known for its extensive product offerings and fashion-forward designs that incorporate a high standard of quality. What makes them unique in the marketplace is expansive coordinated collections, large...
    Livex Lighting, Weston linear chandelier No. 52108-91
    Livex Lighting, Weston linear chandelier No. 52108-91
  • SEBCO is known for supplying the lighting industry with quality, American-made low voltage lighting transformers and LED drivers for more than 40 years. What makes them unique in the marketplace is SEBCO’s transformer design...
    SEBCO, Regulated Magnetic Driver
    SEBCO, Regulated Magnetic Driver

We have a tiny under-the-stairs powder room that measures 3 by 8 feet. We’re thinking of installing sconces flanking a mirror above a wall-mounted sink. Will having one light source make everything flat? If the sconces are bright enough to be used as task lighting, will that mean glare? 

 

You do have a tight powder room with an awkward ceiling line. I’m glad you’re thinking about cross illumination at the mirror. I would put the sconces on a dimmer and select fixtures that have frosted glass or a shade so that they are not too glaring. You could also consider a mirror that has illumination built in so that the sconces don’t project out into the limited space. A sconce I would have you look at is the 5040 by George Kovacs. Also, take a look at Edge Lighting for illuminated mirror...
Nicole Bowling
Nicole Bowling
Lighting & Decor’s official launch celebration will take place at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, the first market of the season. We have...

Webinars

This webinar has already taken place, but you can register and watch in on demand here. This webinar was sponsored by Legrand, Lightovation and Tresco Lighting. Learning...
This webinar has already taken place, but you can register and watch in on demand here. Sponsored by Legrand. Webinar Overview:Learning units:AIA/CES LU (HSW) 1.0...

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