Ira Phillips Acknowledged by enLIGHTenment Magazine!

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So far 2014 has been proven to be a memorable one for Quoizel's own Ira Phillips.  Recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Lighting One, Ira again is being recognized for his contribution to the lighting industry. In March's issue of enLIGHTenment, Ira is one of nine honorees chosen as most influential in the categories of Manufacturers, Retailer … [Read more...]

Lamps Can Warm Up Your Home This Winter

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Across the country, winter has proven to be pretty brutal, and we still have a long way to go before Spring.  There have been dramatic changes in temperature from one day to the next, and if your part of the world hasn't seen record-breaking low temperatures, you've seen record-breaking rain fall.  As the temperatures continue to drop, we move indoors to … [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...]

Flush or Semi-Flush?

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When you are planning out your home’s lighting scheme, it is fairly common to use either flush or semi-flush lighting fixtures.  Unlike direct task and accent lighting, flush and semi-flush fixtures are ceiling-mounted to provide illumination to a larger more generalized space.  So what exactly is the difference between semi-flush and flush mounted lighting? Flush … [Read more...]

Double Up Your Dining Room Chandeliers

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Hanging a chandelier over your dining room table is a fantastic way to add elegance to the overall design of the room. But have you ever thought about installing two chandeliers instead of one? Check out the following situations in which two chandeliers might be just the trick to make your dining room shine. Long Dining Tables – If you have a long dining … [Read more...]