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This Year’s Home Lighting Trends

Interior Lighting Style |  2013-04-02

Are you looking for a quick and inexpensive way to update your space?  There is no denying that lighting can completely altar the atmosphere and overall appeal of a space.  Light fixtures can be used to brighten up a dark space, add definition, highlight and bring style to a room.  One of the simplest ways…

Lighting Basics

Line-Voltage Pendants vs. Low-Voltage Pendants

Interior Lighting Style |  2013-03-22

There is a common debate among customers remodeling their kitchens.  Should I choose pendants? What kind of pendants? Low-voltage or line-voltage? How many pendants? What size should my pendants be?  All this can seem over whelming but if you start with the size of your space and island you want to light, you can easily…

Crystal Lighting

Schonbek Swarovski Crystal Guide

Interior Lighting Style |  2013-02-09

Schonbek Worldwide Lighting, now known to be Swarovski Lighting is one of the leading manufacturers of fine crystal lighting, setting the model for crystal production and design.  Each fixture within Swarovski’s collections features some facet of crystal brilliance within the design.  Here is a short guide to Schonbek Swarovski crystals: Swarovski Elements – According to…

Floor Lamps

Key Ingredients for Lamps: The Basics

Interior Lighting Style |  2013-01-18

Here at Interior Lighting Style, we want our readers to understand how to find the perfect style and type of lighting for each room in their home and table lamps and floor lamps are typically a type of task light that most people consider when laying out their interior lighting scheme.  Today, we want to…

Interior Home Lighting

How Much Light is needed in your Space?

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-11-16

This is a question that so many people struggle with when considering a new lighting plan for their home.  But here is the thing; this doesn’t have to be a difficult process… Just follow these easy guidelines to determine the precise lighting conditions you need for your room: First, you need to determine the size…

Home Decor

Holiday Home Lighting

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-11-09

The holiday season is approaching and it is only natural to begin considering your outdoor holiday home lighting plan; by adding that extra special twinkle outside your home, you greet your family and guests with a warm welcome and that festive holiday merriment every home should have during this year’s holiday season. If you’re not…

Interior Home Lighting

Color Temperature: An Important Feature When Lighting Your Home

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-11-02

Color temperature is important in a variety of lighting applications and it is essential, especially today with the wide range of bulb types and now, more and more LEDs and CFLs becoming popular; it is more common for home’s to have conflicting and incompatible light sources and color. In order to achieve the necessary light,…

Interior Home Lighting

Lighting Advice from the Professionals at Eglo Lighting

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-10-11

Eglo Lighting is one of the premier manufacturer’s of decorative home lighting and offer high-quality products in a range of styles and designs.  At eglo.com, the company provides the public with an enlightening lighting guide that we wanted to share with our devoted readers; they share their expert advice on Light and Space, Light and…

Contemporary Lighting

Landscape Lighting Project: A Contemporary Outdoor Retreat

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-09-13

When you are starting a landscape lighting project, it is important to focus on the specific areas you intend to light.  You can then determine the type of fixtures and style that will complement the landscape and exterior of your home. The layout of this landscape lighting design was well thought out as the wall…

Interior Home Lighting

Shed Some Light on your Home Theater

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-09-12

It’s that time of year for you to evaluate the current lighting scheme in your media/entertainment room; as the weather begins to slowly chill and football season is upon us, it is vital you light this space appropriately so you can make the most of your entertainment and pleasure within such a functional room. The…

Home Decor

The Brilliance of Mini Pendants

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-08-14

There are so many designs in mini pendants to choose from and they are definitely a wonderful addition to any space in your home to add that necessary task and general lighting discussed in our previous post. The shapes, glass, finishes and styles are endless and because of the size, mini pendants can add a…

Landscape Lighting

Outdoor Lighting Guide

Interior Lighting Style |  2012-08-07

Outdoor lighting is essential when lighting your home; it heightens the beauty of your property while providing safety and security.  Especially in the spring and summer, outdoor lighting allows you to use those spaces in the evening hours and enjoy the fresh outdoor air.  Here are some general tips for your outdoor lighting scheme: Make…