How Color Affects the Mood of Your Room

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Do you realize that lighting can dramatically change the overall mood in a space?  Use decorative lighting to set the tone and atmosphere of each room in your home. Soft warm white is the most common for home lighting, but warm yellow, blue and pink tints are also being used as technology changes. The warm white light or even pink tint can be soothing or … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]