Vetreo is Here!

Quoizel’s got a great new product that we want to showcase–check it out!

Introducing Vetreo!    An innovative product Vetreo tile vanity lighting combines the elegance and symmetry of glass tile with the smart and green technology of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs).  LEDs are helping make Quoizel greener.  During the day they’ll keep your room well lit, and at night they’ll drop down to very low, soft lighting.  This is a new type of environmentally friendly lighting, and it can save you up to 85% of your electricity used by your lighting.  And all Vetreo tile vanity lights comes with a built in flip-switch so that you can adapt you lighting to your mood, as well as time of day.


Recognizing Different Types of Lighting

There’s a lot more to lighting a room than just making sure you can see where you’re going and don’t stub your toe on a table. If a room is lit well and lit correctly, the mood of an entire room can be changed. Depending on what sort of environment you want to establish, there are specific methods for drawing out that kind of feeling in a room.

Knowing what types of lighting are used for different situations and moods is critical to having your home or space feel just right for you. For whatever purpose you have for a space in your building, there are four kinds of lighting for you to consider when illuminating a room:


Options for Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting is important for for both aesthetics and safety. They can set the mood for entertaining on your deck or patio or they can scare off an intruder when no one is home.  Here are a few types of outdoor lights and how they are used effectively.

Path lights – are normally used alongside landscape, sidewalks and drive ways.  Because they produce a soft warm light without the glare they help to lead a person from one location to another.

Flood Lights – are placed high and above the ground to imitate natural light. One popular use for flood lights is for providing security to an area, such as an entrance.


Let There Be Light – Controlling Your Home Lighting

We live in a fast-paced world where we can schedule our daily lives at our finger tips. Why should controlling our home lighting be any different?  In this post, we will discuss 3 different lighting control options to use with your stylish products from Quoizel.  Toggle, Touch and Slide dimmers enable you to:

  • Lower light levels to conserve energy and increase bulb life
  • Vary the mood of a room
  • Alter the intensity of the light to suit the activity
  • Create and save a number of different lighting schemes in one room

Dimmers help you to create specific moods or transform rooms; you can set the perfect atmosphere for entertaining or turn your bath time into a soothing spa retreat all with a switch.

Toggle Dimmers: Toggle dimmers do just that, they toggle having both a small slider and a toggle switch. The toggle switch allows you to turn the light off and on, while the slider allows you to change the intensity of the light. They can also be programmed to remember your favorite settings.


3 Amazing Ambient Lighting Tips

Ambient lighting, if used correctly, can illuminate the entire room, it can convey warmth and intimacy or create the ideal environment for hosting and entertaining. Whether you’re settling down after a long day at the office or preparing for a formal dinner with family and friends, here are 3 tips to help you select the best types of ambient lighting no matter what the intended purpose is.

1. Wall Sconces: Wall sconces are excellent for hallways and for adding a dramatic effect to a smaller space such as a study or den. They can be traditional, contemporary or European. Earth tones and amber can add a pleasant effect when combined with softer palates.