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...]

Helpful Tips for Lighting a Nursery

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Planning the baby's nursery is a huge undertaking!  From the crib to paint colors, getting this space just right for your little one is a priority. Although lighting might not be the first thing you think about when planning your nursery, it is probably one of the most important. The nursery needs to be a comfortable place for your baby to sleep while still … [Read more...]