Archive | Home Lighting

Design Guide: Home Office Lighting Ideas

There are a number of home office lighting ideas to choose from. Determining what light fixtures to use will be based on what sort of work is being done in your home office. Detail orientated, mechanical jobs will require more task lighting. These lights will need to be colder (whiter) in color, so that you […]

Kitchen Pendant Lighting Ideas

Design Guide: 14 Kitchen Pendant Lighting Ideas

When planning on using kitchen pendant lighting there is one thing that you will want to keep in mind. Kitchen lighting will usually fall into two areas: task or ambient lighting. Task lighting is used around areas such as the sink, counter tops or kitchen islands – where task and activities take place. While ambient […]

A Brief Guide On: Mission Style Lighting

Like the inspired interior design style that grew out of the arts and crafts era (1900-1930), mission style lighting is similar in its definitive lines and edges, dark wood coloring, and a relatively simple appearance. The rustic look of the dark woods is offset by the patterns and colors of the crackled or stained glass. […]

Foyer Lighting Ideas and Design Planning Guide

The exterior of your home is one of the most important areas to home lighting design as this is the first thing you see when you come home, and where first impressions are made. The foyer or entryway sets the first impression of the interior of your home, making foyer lighting an important part of […]

A Brief Overview Of Tiffany Style Lighting

If you are looking for colorful light fixtures then Tiffany style lighting is the elegant way to light a home. Though dating back to 1878, this style of lighting has evolved into chandeliers, floor lamps, desk lamps, wall scones, and ceiling fan lights. Tiffany glass lamp shades and bath lighting are also available. Other Tiffany […]

Kitchen Island Lighting Ideas

Design Guide: Kitchen Island Lighting Ideas and Planning

The lighting for a kitchen island will vary depending on how the island is used.  Bright and localized lighting (task lighting) is necessary if the island is used for a high number of tasks such as: food preparation, doing paperwork, kids homework, or household projects. However, if you only use it as a place to […]

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