Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lighting by Room: White, bright (and attainable) designer kitchens

We selected some of our favorite kitchen projects from designers all around the globe that beautifully showcase the timeless white cabinet trend. One thing we love about these stunning kitchens is how each one uses a different style of lighting. It’s amazing how the same trend can be used to complement many different interior styles. The best news? These kitchens are […]

Trend Alert: Groupings of pendants in kitchens and baths

Trend Alert: Groupings of pendants in kitchens and baths | By Progress Lighting

      Pendants are high on the trend report for residential interiors. Available in almost any size and style to meet a variety of home applications and design goals, pendants are quickly becoming the most versatile fixture choice for nearly every room of the home. We’re taking a look at how pendants are gracing kitchens […]

Get this designer look with lighting

Get the designer look with lighting

All designers are different. From their processes to their styles to their specialties – there are no two designers that are exactly alike. But there is one thing they all can agree on – lighting greatly impacts the beauty, functionality and perceived value of a home. We had the pleasure of working with Masterpiece Design Group on a project featuring […]

Shining a light on top kitchen island trends

This project by Synergy Design and Construction showcases multiple islands. The lined glass pendants create a cohesiveness to the overall set-up of the room.

The kitchen island concept has greatly evolved over the last decade. As the kitchen itself has transitioned from an area primarily for preparing food to a key room for entertaining, so the kitchen island has changed. It has become a key centerpiece and “hub” to kitchen life. As a focal point to kitchen design and functionality, news styles and materials of kitchen islands have also […]

Outdoor entertaining: 8 tips for getting the scene just right

Simple Outdoor Entertaining Tips. Image via Toll Brothers.

School may be back in session, but the outdoor benefits of the summer season continue – which means, outdoor entertaining is still top of mind. Outdoor gatherings offer a fresh option for hosting, and with the right tools, you can create an atmosphere that will keep your party going well into the night. Here are some of […]

One Fixture, Four Ways: Ashbury | Classic elegance with a twist

A chandelier in the bedroom adds instant beauty.

You are likely aware of the elegance that chandeliers with shades bring to a dining space – but did you know that they can be used to dress up almost any room of the home? Traditionally reserved for the dining room, classic chandeliers with shades are now making their way into new rooms, bringing a […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of aging in place kitchen lighting

Aging in place kitchen by Mary DeWalt Design Group

Whether you are helping with an aging family member or experiencing the effects of aging yourself, there are certain home improvement projects that will increase the functionality of your rooms. The kitchen is considered a “high-risk” area for home accidents, so it’s extremely important to ensure this area is equipped with aging in place functionalities. There are many updates and changes […]

A closer look at outdoor top-seller Westport

Our Westport collection has been a long time customer favorite for outdoor applications. As more homeowners seek to outfit their landscape with the most energy efficient solutions – Progress Lighting recently introduced Westport in an LED option to meet the diverse needs of our clientele. But what is it about Westport that really differentiates it from […]