How Lighting Affects Alzheimer’s

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As America ages, the diagnosis of Alzheimer's is becoming more prevalent. Research continues on both the cause and treatment of the condition, focusing on the best methods for increasing Alzheimer's patient care and comfort. In a recent article by Residential Lighting, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lighting Research Center has done extensive research showing … [Read more...]

What is Americana Style?

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If you like to tweak your home décor on a regular basis, then odds are you’ll be taking advantage of the long Labor Day weekend to get ready for autumn. You can do this by introducing some Americana style elements to your home. Americana style tends to use the red, white and blue colors of the American flag as well as classic American farmhouse and colonial … [Read more...]

Escape the Heat to a Basement Retreat

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When the weather is hot and you need a place to go to keep cool, a basement will usually give you some relief.  The days when basements were dark, uninviting spaces where the kids kept their toys and you stored tools......are over.  These days homeowners want to make the most of all their available space, and the basement is the perfect place to escape the … [Read more...]

A Professional Lighting Designer is a “Bright Idea” for your Remodel

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When you are renovating, it is important to make sure that all of your contracting bases are covered which should include a professional lighting designer.  Decorative lighting is a major aspect of home décor and design. The design and placement of the lighting should reflect the design of the room and the lighting should enhance the room's decorative elements.  Here … [Read more...]

What do you want the room to reflect?

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Mirrors bring light and add depth to any room.  A mirror can add light to darkened spaces while making a space appear larger than what it really is.    Quoizel, known for its beautiful lighting, understands that mirrors paired with lighting can create special effects.  Hanging a large framed mirror on a wall can reflect the light from a chandelier … [Read more...]