Whether you’re building or renovating, understanding your lighting options and making smart choices will completely transform the way your kitchen looks and feels. Keep in mind - your kitchen will look best with multiple types of lighting! One light overhead just won’t do the room justice - and it probably won’t give off enough light to cook . . .
Renting an apartment or house is a great way to maintain flexibility and save up for future investments. But making the space your own can be challenging– especially if it's a long-term rental. Many renters don't feel that changing up their rental lighting is an option for them - but taking control of your lighting (in a renter-friendly way) is . . .
Less is more with a small space, especially when you use what you have and buy intentionally. If you’re looking to use your space better or just go more minimalist, versatility is key. Not only is versatile design increasing in popularity (think tiny homes or vans converted to homes), it’s also better for the environment and your health. . . .
Imagine waking up to the light of the sun in 1850. It’s summertime, around 6 am. You go downstairs, stoke the fire and get breakfast together as your children start to wake. Outside thunderhead clouds are heading towards you, darkening the land. Lighting a few lamps, you prepare for a quiet afternoon inside, knitting and sewing with your daughters . . .
Everyone talks about “smart homes,” but what does that really mean? While smart assistants are often the foundation of any smart home, they aren’t truly smart on their own. Smart lighting is another essential element of your smart home. It includes a wide range of electrical products that use software to interface with your smart hub to give you . . .
Many homeowners fall into the trap of relying on paint and mirrors to lighten up a room. While these are tricks that work, they’re just bandaid fixes that ultimately limit your design options. One of the best ways to make your house a home is to have great lighting in each room. And just as every room has a different function, and they all have . . .
The Industrial Revolution was marked by invention, early machinery, and mass production. Likewise, modern methods of supplying fuel, preserving food, producing clothes, and providing health care began with the Industrial Revolution. And a crucial common factor across the modernization of these industries? Light bulbs. Let's set the stage. As the . . .
Everyone wants a home that helps them keep up with chores, improve health, and save money. And many smart home features do just that! But many homeowners aren’t using the time- and money-saving tech available simply because they can’t keep up with all the new features. Smart lighting is a particularly powerful part of your smart home. Your . . .
20 Beautiful Front Porch Pictures to Inspire Your Seasonal Project Your front porch is the perfect place for a seasonal refresh when you get the itch to redecorate! With some classic furniture and lighting and a few simple decor swaps, you’ll have a front porch that’ll make you want to celebrate every season. Spring The earth feels brand new . . .
How to Improve Your Sleep by Improving Your Lights Sleep has massive importance on your ability to perform at your best every day, but it’s one of the most overlooked aspects of health. If you’ve ever spent the night caring for an infant every hour or finishing a paper in the wee hours of the morning, you’ve experienced firsthand the effects of . . .