Monthly Archives: December 2014

Progress Lighting: A Year in Review

As another year comes to a close, we look forward to bright opportunities ahead. But before we embrace the excitement of the new year, we thought it would be fitting to take a moment to reflect on the successes of 2014. We invite you to join us as we celebrate noteworthy accomplishments from this past […]

Can lighting really affect your overall happiness?

Have you ever considered the effect lighting has on our mood and psychological well being? Studies show that prolonged exposure to darkness actually has the power to affect our overall happiness. Luckily, the right interior mood lighting, used during times of the year where our exposure to the sun is limited, can bring summer into […]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 3 of 3

As our Designer Series featuring highlights from an interview with Possibilities for Design comes to a close, we thought it only fit to ask about inspiration. And we were excited to learn that the Possibilities for Design team like to stay current with hospitality design trends. As hotels are challenged with offering a “home away […]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 2 of 3

Yesterday we were pleased to share insight from our conversation with Doris Pearlman, president of interior design company Possibilities for Design. As her team works to create a vision that fits with the buyer concept profile, they like to explore how to incorporate fixtures in unexpected, non-traditional ways. We love how mini-pendants from Progress Lighting’s […]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 1 of 3

Ever since we caught a glimpse of how Possibilities for Design incorporated Progress Lighting into their residential applications, we knew we wanted to interview them as part of our Designer Series – to tap into and learn from their expertise. For more than three decades, Possibilities for Design has specialized in creative interior design and […]

Style guide: How to light your contemporary home

Homes that are designed with a contemporary style often feature softened and rounded lines, neutral elements and bold color. Additionally, this design style tends to focus on the basics of line, shape and form. At Progress Lighting, we continually strive to create innovative products that appeal to a wide range of design tastes, and accommodate […]

4 ideas that will light up your kitchen island

Kitchen islands are a top trend among homebuyers. Islands provide a natural place for guests to gather, while facilitating a natural flow in kitchen areas. With islands being a “must-have” for today’s homeowners, this brings up the issue – how do you properly light this area? We were pleased to hear our friends at Modernize […]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE […]