How to Light a Room with Dark Colors
Aug30

How to Light a Room with Dark Colors

Having dark walls can make any space feel closed in or cave-like. Many steer away from dark colored interiors to make their room feel more inviting and welcoming. Dark colors can be daunting if there are no great sources for light. Adding natural light, beautiful light fixtures, or the contrast of light flooring with dark walls could make dark interiors feel welcoming. Natural Lighting Natural lighting can save a dark room. Consider...

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The Egg Light
Aug24

The Egg Light

Spice up your menu with a dozen light up eggs!   Designed by an enthusiastic young Ukrainian designer Igor Pinigin. The Egg Light...

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Philips Lighting takes home the “L” Prize for it’s State of the Art LED light bulb!
Aug23

Philips Lighting takes home the “L” Prize for it’s State of the Art LED light bulb!

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Philips with the L prize for it’s 60-watt equivalent LED light bulb. The L prize is the first government sponsored technology competition with the intent of promoting the development of high-quality, high-efficiency, solid state lighting products to replace the standard 60 watt incandescent lamp. The stringent process contained standards relating to light output (measured in lumens),...

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How to Replace Common Flush Mount Lighting Fixtures
Aug23

How to Replace Common Flush Mount Lighting Fixtures

Flush mount lighting is a great way to redecorate a room. There are thousands of designs to consider, but most can be installed in a similar fashion listed below. For more detail on how to install a specific light fixture, consult the manufacturer’s instructions if available. For high-end lighting you may wish to have a professional install the fixture to prevent damage to the lighting. Things you will need: Screwdriver Wire nut...

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The Festive History of the Rice Paper Lantern
Aug18

The Festive History of the Rice Paper Lantern

Throughout China and Asian cultures paper lanterns (also known as rice paper lights, paper lamps, Chinese paper lighting) have long been symbols of joy and celebration.   Created from a superb combination of oiled paper stretched on wood or bamboo frames, this creatively designed lighting piece was originally used in joyous celebrations such as weddings, births, birthdays and even festivals. Throughout my lifetime I have seen these...

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