Author Archives: Progress Lighting

International Women’s Day: Make a Difference

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. At Progress Lighting, we’ve been celebrating and recognizing the women in our company and women who we partner with all week long on […]

Point Dume Lighting Collection Seen in the Wild

Just about a year ago, Progress Lighting launched the Point Dume™ Collection, our first ever guest collaboration, with California interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks. The collection taps into Jeffrey’s design vision and his sense of what the market lacked and brought Jeffrey’s unique touch into well-crafted, artful lighting designs. Once Point Dume™ was released, talented […]

Colleen Visage Serves on Dallas Lighting Market Board of Governors

The Dallas International Lighting Show announced the election results and appointments for the Lighting Board of Governors, including a new Chair, Nathan Frampton of Fanimation. Progress Lighting congratulates Colleen Visage, Vice President of Product Development for her continued term on the Board, which serves as a governing body to consult and advise Dallas Market Center, […]

Design Tips for Industrial Lighting: The Medal Pendant

While the Medal Pendant has a distinctly industrial flair, it was designed to transcend the utilitarian warehouse stereotype so that it can be used in many settings. Dan McGinty, lead designer for the Medal pendant, had definite ideas about the industrial design elements he wanted to include: double prismatic glass, a thick hanging cord, an […]

Behind the Design: The Medal Pendant

Have you ever wondered how designers get their ideas for our beautiful lighting? Ideas don’t fall from the sky: sometimes, the creative process can be years in the making. Dan McGinty, a product designer for Progress Lighting, shares the inspiration behind our new Medal pendant, which had its genesis in the designer’s beloved Yamaha scooter […]