Quoizel & Social Media

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Twitter. Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories and ideas. Quoizel joined Twitter to engage consumers in conversation and to develop relationships. As a recent Forbes article remarked, ”If you don’t engage your customers – and fail to create two-way communication – what’s the point?” Click here to follow Quoizel on Twitter!

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Choose a Light Fixture that Goes With Your Home

There is a feeling of calm confidence that comes with having a place of your own, isn’t there? And we here at Quoizel think there is a feeling of order and satisfaction that comes from having the appropriate light fixture.  Here is how to choose a light fixture that compliments the architecture and interior design of your house.

Define the style of your existing architecture. Choose a term that describes that style, be it Mediterranean, English, French, contemporary, etc. Once you have found the right term, research online to get even more specific. (For example, styles of English architecture include Georgian, English country, Edwardian, etc.) Type in your specific search term to get specialized results.

  • Write down words that describe how your interior feels. Is it warm, calm, energetic, feminine, or masculine? What other words can you think of to describe your home?

  • Think of what purpose you need the light to serve. Do you need soft light to dine by or bright light to cook or clean by? Specify dimmers for almost every light in your house so you can change the mood of a space with lighting.

To find the light fixture that is right for your home, visit Quoizel at www.quoizel.com

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Designing with Light in a Bedroom

 
When creating a lighting scheme for a bedroom, you will want to consider options that produce an environment that’s both relaxing and conducive to rest but still bright enough to navigate when the shades are drawn closed.  This can be achieved through a gentle blend of both general and task lighting that fits your particular needs.  How much of each type of lighting needs to be present, will be based on your lifestyle, age and whether you like to read before going to sleep.  General lighting along with table lamps, wall lights or sconces can give you the illumination you need to dress and see into drawers and closets. 
 
 Quoizel Lighting offers a wide variety of bedroom lighting that is both attractive and practical. 

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The Importance of Focused Lighting

Providing sufficient lighting inside your home is much more than adding a few lamps. The difference between a house and a home is the attention to detail that you put into each aspect of the home’s design. When it comes to lighting, keep the same perspective in mind. To show you the importance of focused lighting, we have tackled the challenging project of lighting a basement game room.

Basements are notoriously dark and dreary because of the lack of windows.  At the same time however, this makes them the easiest to improve. Consider the project of lighting a game room. There must be sufficient lighting around the game table or other main area, so that players can see the game.

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Eco-Friendly Ways to Brighten Your Kitchen

If you’re like many homeowners who planned on remodeling this year but had to postpone due to rising gas and food prices, don’t despair. There are still a number of economical ways that you can update the look of various areas of your home without breaking the bank. Your kitchen is one of the easiest places to do so and can truly be revitalized with just a few simple lighting changes. “Just merely changing out the decorative lighting fixtures over the breakfast nook or center island can have a big visual impact, creating a fresher, more up-to-date look – and it is considerably less expensive than replacing the cabinets or countertops,” according to the American Lighting Association. Maybe that original out-dated lighting fixture in your kitchen that came with the house decades ago just doesn’t match with the newer appliances you’ve updated the room with in the years since purchasing. That’s a great example of an item that can be simply updated to make a world of difference in the room’s aesthetics.

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