Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fashion vs. function? The most common mistake homeowners make when creating a lighting plan

Whether you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, it’s important to consider a lighting plan that will account for both fashionable and functional illumination. According to our Senior Product Designer James Thomas, this is the area where homeowners seem to struggle the most when designing a lighting plan. According to Thomas, “It […]

How to create spa-like bathroom experiences: Tips from Toll Lifestyle TV

This week, our partner Toll Brothers launched “Toll Lifestyle TV” – an online channel which offers a glimpse into the personal lives, homes, and communities of real Toll Brothers homeowners. Each episode is full of useful advice – from recipes and healthy living to design tips from top interior designers. A recent episode gives great […]

Solid-state lighting: The benefits, challenges + misconceptions

In a recent interview with our Senior Product Designer James Thomas, we asked him to weigh in on the benefits and challenges of solid-state lighting. In our Q+A, Thomas shared his perspective on the effects that the move towards LED sources has on the industry as a whole. Here’s what he had to say. “For […]

One Fixture, Four Ways: Bingo

One of our most uniquely versatile collections, Bingo offers endless design possibilities with the ability to double as a beautiful source of illumination as well as an eye-catching piece of wall art. Replace the distressed mirror surfaces with luxurious fabrics, cherished photos or other materials to complement your style. A source of modern charm (that […]

What’s new in LED lighting

Samantha Hart from Better Homes and Gardens Lighting Magazine interviews Louie Morales on what’s new in LED lighting. Watch this short interview to learn: How LED technology is revolutionizing the lighting industry The possibilities LED creates for manufacturers to create new designs without the constraint of a lamp What you need to know about LED […]

What's new in LED lighting

Samantha Hart from Better Homes and Gardens Lighting Magazine interviews Louie Morales on what’s new in LED lighting. Watch this short interview to learn: How LED technology is revolutionizing the lighting industry The possibilities LED creates for manufacturers to create new designs without the constraint of a lamp What you need to know about LED […]

Rockin’ & Rollin’ with D.R. Horton

Our team had a blast at the D.R. Horton “Battle of the Brands” National Accounts meeting this month. Our very own rockstars Todd Roy, Renata Caldwell and Lance Smith attended the themed event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. We’re loving their Rock ‘n Roll style! We were honored to also accept two awards […]

Rockin' & Rollin' with D.R. Horton

Our team had a blast at the D.R. Horton “Battle of the Brands” National Accounts meeting this month. Our very own rockstars Todd Roy, Renata Caldwell and Lance Smith attended the themed event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. We’re loving their Rock ‘n Roll style! We were honored to also accept two awards […]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 3 of 3

This is the third and final post of our Designer Series this week, featuring an interview with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction. Today we focus on industry trends to keep an eye out for – we’d love to hear from you on trends you are embracing today in your home design […]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 2 of 3

We’re continuing our conversation with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction during our Designer Series this week. Yesterday, we talked about how crucial lighting is in a design. Today we share more details from our recent interview. Q: How often is lighting the focal point of a room? Can you give an […]