Monthly Archives: September 2015

Landscape Lighting 101: Start by asking yourself these 4 questions

Landscape lighting isn’t always top of mind when it comes to home maintenance tasks; however, there are many benefits to outfitting your landscape with an exterior lighting plan in order to provide safety, security, as well as add curb appeal throughout the evening hours. We’re bringing it back to basics today, and suggest before devising your […]

Behind-the-design with Progress Lighting’s Reid McFarlin

Proper equipment. Extensive experience. Practiced skill. All are essential in the life of Product Designer Reid McFarlin – whether in work or play. Most people would be surprised to learn that when he’s not behind his drawing board, creating new and innovative lighting solutions for Progress Lighting – he’s barreling down Class IV and V […]

Ceiling Fan Buying Guide: How to select the perfect ceiling fan in 5 easy steps

Trevina Fan and Living Room Lighting

Ceiling fans are a practical and efficient solution for creating a comfortable and welcoming living area. Ideal for great rooms, bedrooms and outdoor patios, ceiling fans exceed purely functional benefits – and can also add a beautiful décor element to your home. With many styles, functions and features to choose from, narrowing down the choices […]

Size Matters: How to determine fixture-to-house proportion for outdoor fixtures

When selecting decorative outdoor fixtures, most people shop for lighting primarily based on visual elements such as fixture style and finish. While the design of the fixture itself is a good place to start, another area of equal importance (that is often overlooked) is the appropriate fixture size – in proportion to the size of your house. Fixtures can […]

What defines a craftsman home?

A key trend in the home design industry is craftsmanship. Whether its furniture, textiles or fixtures, furnishings with a handmade look using carefully constructed materials are high on the list in today’s most on-trend interiors. What defines a craftsman home? According to HomePlans.com, craftsman home layouts embrace “simplicity, handiwork, and natural materials. Craftsman home plans are cozy, often […]

Calling all DIY lovers! Progress Lighting launches first ever television commercial on DIY Network

Progress Lighting Commercial on DIY

  We are very pleased to announce that Progress Lighting is launching our first ever television commercial on the DIY Network. DIY Network is considered America’s top how-to destination for projects and advice on upgrading home environments. The network directly speaks to homeowners and maker enthusiasts of every skill level – and we’re excited to […]

How to incorporate livable luxury into your home {Guest Post}

A light blue island bring in a new element to the design scheme of this contemporary kitchen featuring fixtures from our Equinox collection.

Progress Lighting valued partner Bellacor contributed to this post. You would think that in order to have a luxuriously styled home you would have to invest a lot of time and money, but we invited Bellacor to join us on our blog  to debunk that myth. Some of the most luxurious homes are in fact ones that […]

3 outdoor living trends worth illuminating

Outdoor Living Trends | Toll Brothers

Although summer is coming to a close and the fall season is just around the corner, the outdoor living season is still alive and well. In many areas of the country, the fall weather makes outdoor living even more appealing. The key is to make sure you incorporate a lighting design that will allow you […]