Monthly Archives: May 2016

A tremendous transformation: How SH Designs brightened Progress Lighting’s headquarters with touches of home

While our team takes an enormous amount of pride entering Hubbell Lighting’s state-of-the-art LEED certified headquarters every day, even we couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw how our very own Lighting Solutions Center was transformed during the Be Bright Event! Sandy Hankins and Deidre Jordan of Greenville, S.C.-based SH Designs agreed to incorporate Progress […]

Get an exclusive first look at Progress Lighting’s newest products

The lighting trend report has been in sharp focus over these last several months as our design team put the final touches on our product introductions. The full spread of nearly 30 new collections will officially be unveiled at Lightovation next month – but in the meantime,  we couldn’t totally contain ourselves! Glamour, natural elements, industrial […]

7 Lighting Mistakes Only Rookies Make

Our lighting solutions specialist Anne Suggs recently addressed some unfavorable – yet commonplace – practices in lighting that homeowners should take extra care to avoid. According to Anne, there are special things to consider when approaching the lighting in every room of your home. And with a little knowledge, the right lighting can make any design project […]

How to decorate a sophisticated, elegant bedroom

The bedroom is a haven from a hectic world. Create one that’s sophisticated and understated, but also warm and cozy. Simply choose a great bed, cover in beautiful fabrics and surround it with small comforts. Versatile: Beautiful furniture that also serves a practical purpose – like a classic armoire or upholstered storage bench – is always […]

5 Unforgettable Kitchen Ideas

Making your kitchen more memorable can often be boiled down to a few key style decisions incorporated into an overall, well-designed kitchen space. Here are 5 design elements that will not only boost your own personal satisfaction with your kitchen design – but are sure to also stick in the minds of guests, family members and friends.   1. Exposed Beams […]

Home Tour: A 1906 Remodel Breathes Southern Romance

Home design enthusiast Esther De Wolde had always dreamed of restoring an old southern home. But, living thousands of miles away in Canada, she doubted that this bucket list item would ever truly come to fruition.   When Esther came upon a 1906 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Mobile, Alabama – the pieces of her […]

Best of Houzz: Our most popular product

Leading interior design platform Houzz provides endless access to inspiration for your next home remodel project. One of our favorite features of this tool is the ability to see how the best design professionals in the field are using our products to update and beautify their clients’ homes. We often share designer-created spaces featuring our fixtures […]

Trend Alert: Urban Industrial

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Raw materials, a monochromatic palette, metal fixtures and modern furnishings are all details that describe the industrial trend. Preserving the historic elements of a building creates the desired urban appeal for this particular style. Here are some industrial-inspired facets experts pay attention to: Raw materials Existing elements like metal, steel, concrete, brick and wood are […]

Houzz Survey reveals rise of the “super kitchen” – the most functional room of the home

The leading platform for home remodeling and design, Houzz, recently conducted a survey with 2,400 U.S. homeowners who are in the middle of or recently completed a kitchen renovation. The results showed a fascinating rise of the “super kitchen” – a space that not only serves multiple purposes, but incorporates features, functions and decor that […]