Go Bold Not Boring!

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Light-colored walls don't have to be boring! Think of it as a clean slate!  From chic to the thoroughly modern, a neutral space works with almost any style. We can each express ourselves through our decorating choices and adding life to a room means bold accessories! Start with the flooring and build the decor around it. Beginning with the floor gives … [Read more...]

What’s New for 2015!

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The New Year brings in new trends in lighting. A huge trend for 2015 includes the bridging of classic natural styling with contemporary materials and technologies. This begins with the usage of LED as opposed to incandescent bulbs. LED on average lasts about 20 years and is 80-90% efficient while traditional incandescent bulbs have a mere 20% efficiency. Also … [Read more...]

Quoizel Field Trip to Innovative Cree Factory

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 A few of the design team members including Todd Phillips, Peter Cox, Guillermo Kuwae, two college interns and Southeast salesperson Jeff Norris went on a field trip to Cree, Inc.  Since 1987, Cree has been a market-leading innovator of lighting products, LED (Light Emitting Diodes) components, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) … [Read more...]

How many people does it take to change a light bulb?

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Although this may seem like a joke, changing a light bulb isn't so simple these days!!  With so many choices, choosing the right light bulb has become a complicated task. First things first when heading to your local hardware store is to make a list of the light bulbs that you need and the area you want to light.  Is this for an outdoor lantern, reading … [Read more...]

Innovative LED Light Fixtures

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LED bulbs have many advantages, both for indoor and outdoor applications. According to National Geographic, LEDs last for a long time and don't use much energy. They are also small enough to fit in some fixtures that cannot hold other types of bulbs. LEDs that are EnergyStar rated are especially efficient using at least 75% less energy, lasting 25 times longer … [Read more...]